New Podcast: Seaweed as a Climate Solution (COP24 special)

Podcast recorded at our COP24 session “Rethink with Bio-economy” unfolds the vast potentials of carbon reduction with seaweed.

What is the full potential of seaweed as a climate solution? We produce 30 million tonnes of seaweed a year, and it only takes up 2% of the carbon released by deforestation in one day! The possibilities are great: it could be used to produce things like energy, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, ingredients for food. So why haven’t we jumped at this opportunity?
EIT Climate-KIC Nordic and The Nordic Council of Ministers Co-hosted a session on the potentials of Bio-economy on December 6th 2018 at COP24 in Katowice in Poland. The conversations from this session will result in three podcasts featuring people at the forefront of bio-economy and the transmission towards a zero-carbon economy. The podcasts will be produced and published by GreenExchange and the first one is out now!

Podcast from COP24

We’re on a mission to find out why seaweed remains the largest untapped biomass resource in the world. At the session “Rethink with Bio-economy” hosted by Climate-KIC Nordic and The Nordic Council of Ministers at The Nordic Pavilion, Moderator and Change Agent Camille Duran talked to Olavur Gregersen of Ocean RainForest to explore the challenges we face in increasing the value of seaweed, and how to extract the maximum benefits in a safe and sustainable way. 

Where can I listen?

You can listen to the podcast here:

Seaweed As A Climate Solution (COP24 special)

You can also find the podcast on your favourite podcast app (search for the Green Exchange), or on their website greenexchange.earth. Click the subscribe button and you will be updated whenever there is a new episode. You can listen the free podcast from your smartphone, tablet or computer from wherever you are, online or offline. Green Exchange produces new generation podcast & live shows for people who act as catalysts of change at all levels of EU communities.

The podcast is produced by Camille Duran and GreenExchange and made possible by Nordic Council of Ministers – the official inter-governmental body for co-operation in the Nordic Region.

 

 
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