Demystifying the Carbon Markets

Episode 1
Demystifying the Carbon Markets

Phil Hardwick, CEO of HCBL, joins host David Greely to kick off our podcast series Demystifying the Carbon Markets. Phil sets the stage and shares the benefits of his more than 15 years of experience in the environmental and carbon markets, working with both carbon project developers and investors to bring investment capital to high quality projects that reduce and remove carbon emissions to fight climate change.

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David Greely
Episode 3
Demystifying the Carbon Markets

The net-zero commitments made by corporations and large institutions are foundational to the development of the voluntary carbon markets. Professor Cameron Hepburn, Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford, joins us to discuss the role of the voluntary carbon markets, what they need to succeed, and how to get net-zero right.

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David Greely
Episode 6
Demystifying the Carbon Markets

A lack of understanding of carbon projects, their efficacy and reporting methods has contributed greatly to what we’ve dubbed ‘carbon confusion’ for ESG minded investors and corporations — specifically concerning the generation and verification of carbon credits. Neil McDougall, Chairman of DelAgua Group, shares a Saturday morning with David Greely to explore carbon markets through the lens of project design and development.

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David Greely
Episode 7
Demystifying the Carbon Markets

How do carbon projects turn into carbon credits, and how are those credits verified to ensure they are permanent, additional, measurable and real? David Antonioli, CEO of Verra, joins David Greely in the Smarter Markets studio this week as we continue to explore the ins and outs of carbon markets — from the architects and practitioners who know them best.

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David Greely
Episode 8
Demystifying the Carbon Markets

How can we quantify the impacts of carbon emissions on a region like the galapagos islands and what steps can be taken to offset these emissions?  Norman Wray, former president of the governing council of the Galapagos Islands joins us this week to discuss the implications of tourism and its carbon footprint on one of the most pristine nature preserves in the world.  And how we can study these effects to understand our impact on ecosystems around the globe.

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David Greely
Episode 10
Demystifying the Carbon Markets

How do carbon markets work for end user? How can carbon credits work in tandem with emissions reduction and carbon removal technologies to achieve net-zero?

This Saturday on SmarterMarkets™, Dave Greely sits down with the Country Chair and GM of Renewables and Energy of Shell Canada, Susannah Pierce, to explore how corporate netzero pledges are turned into corporate climate action.

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David Greely
Episode 11
Demystifying the Carbon Markets

This week, Dave Greely explores carbon as a commodity with carbon market architect and climate finance pioneer, Corinne Boone. As the Group Head of the Americas for AirCarbon, Corinne is a key player in building smarter market infrastructure to achieve climate targets inclusive of blockchain-backed carbon credits.

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David Greely
Episode 12
Demystifying the Carbon Markets

Increased temperatures resulting from global warming pose a massive threat to the global agricultural system. If that alone wasn’t enough to tackle — our population is growing resulting in a need for increased food production with decreased environmental impact. 

Enter carbon farming. 

Today, host David Greely connects with the CEO of Rabobank’s Carbon Bank, Barbara Baarsma, to understand where carbon markets impact and aid regenerative farming to support sustainable food systems and the pursuit of net zero.

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David Greely
Episode 13
Demystifying the Carbon Markets

This morning, SmarterMarkets host, David Greely, sits down with tradfi turned defi commodities expert, Maryam Ayati, to explore the role of blockchain and decentralized finance in the carbon markets. Join us as we identify technological opportunities and tools available to make carbon markets more transparent, less prone to error, faster, and more efficient to solve for net zero with integrity.

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David Greely
Episode 14
Demystifying the Carbon Markets

On our final episode of Demystifying the Carbon Markets, host David Greely sits down with Governing Board Member of the ICVCM and Managing Director + Head of Sustainable Finance at IIF, Sonja Gibbs, to explore the ongoing efforts in establishing core carbon principles and benchmark standards to scale integrity and governance in the voluntary carbon markets in time to meet the necessary requirements of urgent climate action.

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David Greely

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Ranting on the inadequacies of our systems and riffing on ideas for how to solve them …

SmarterMarkets™ brings together the icons and entrepreneurs of technology, commodities and finance to examine how market systems can be redesigned and improved to address the most important challenges of our time.