Are you wanting to learn more about carbon technology? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best carbon technology podcasts of 2021.
We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.
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Best Carbon Technology Podcasts 2021
- Publisher: Wyoming Public Media
- Total Episodes: 6
Following the race to develop an unlikely climate solution. Leaders in Wyoming have a plan to revive coal: jumpstart a young, controversial technology called carbon capture. To plant the seed, the state is hosting an international competition pitting five start-ups against each other for a grand prize. Can they figure out how to future-proof coal—or is this just false hope for the town that powered America? New episodes every other Tuesday.
The Energy Podcast
- Publisher: Shell
- Total Episodes: 15
The world faces a critical challenge: how to meet growing energy demand while urgently reducing carbon dioxide emissions. It means the global energy system must change. Will innovation come to the rescue? How will renewable energy evolve? Does the oil and gas industry have a future? Will batteries, hydrogen or even blockchain alter the way we live, work and travel? The Energy Podcast by Shell explores these questions. We speak to the engineers at the pioneering edge of science and technology, the experts tracking progress towards the goals of the Paris Agreement, and the entrepreneurs working to drive the change.
63 Degrees North
- Publisher: NTNU
- Total Episodes: 6
We bring you surprising stories of science, history and innovation from 63 Degrees North, the home of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Listen as we explore the mysteries of the polar night, the history of Viking raiders, and how geologists and engineers are working to save the planet, one carbon dioxide molecule at a time — and more. Take a journey to Europe’s outer edge for fascinating tales and remarkable discoveries. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Rock Logic with Sean Kenny
- Publisher: Rock Logic with Sean Kenny
- Total Episodes: 18
Are you interested in technology? The future of clean energy? Do you want a future that’s self-sustaining and not reliant on government subsidies or carbon taxes to be profitable or reasonable? Well so do we! Nuclear energy, hardware manufacturing, global economics… if it’s not currently affecting you now, it will in the future and we’re here to explain how. I’m Sean Kenny, and this is Rock Logic, where we discuss your future. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rock-logic/support
Solar Media Editors’ Channel
- Publisher: Solar Media
- Total Episodes: 23
Our in-house editorial and events team and industry folk, experts and whoever else interesting we can bring you will discuss clean energy and renewables technologies and their place on the decarbonised planet. Phew. Solar Media’s publishing channels include Photovoltaics International, PV Tech, Current±, Energy-Storage.news and Solar Power Portal. With roots in the semi-conductor industry, PV Tech has covered solar technology and business for over a decade as the leading online source of news and analysis.
Electrified — Insights from the Energy Transition
- Publisher: Intelis Capital
- Total Episodes: 13
Welcome to the Electrified podcast, where each Tuesday we talk about the electrification of industry and moving toward a more decarbonized, resilient energy ecosystem. As former startup operators in this industry and now venture capital investors, our mission is to leverage that business experience in conversations with leading thinkers across technology, policy and media to tease out insights that help accelerate the energy transition.
The Offshore Wind Podcast
- Publisher: Global Wind Energy Council
- Total Episodes: 11
Welcome to the Offshore Wind Podcast, hosted by Ben Backwell and Stewart Mullin! Offshore wind is one of the world’s fastest growing energy sources, with strong year on year growth expected across the next few decades. Many nations are banking on offshore wind to play a major role in reaching their decarbonization and sustainability targets and helping their economies recover from the COVID-19 crisis. On the technology front, turbines are bigger and more powerful than ever, offshore wind farm capacity factors continue to rise and we are seeing a surge of interest from oil and gas giants seeking to transition their businesses away from fossil fuels, as well as increased competition from the developers who have championed offshore wind from day one.New markets in Asia, the Americas, and eventually Africa, accelerated growth in Europe, the rise of floating offshore wind and increasing interest in power-to-x solutions, are creating the basis for unprecedented growth in the industry. The offshore wind podcast series looks at the issues facing the offshore wind industry today, and opportunities for tomorrow.
- Publisher: Emissions Reduction Alberta
- Total Episodes: 7
Carbon Copy is a show about the technology, engineering and economics of a low carbon future. Join host, Dr. Mark Summers, as he dives into the topics and technology innovations that are critical to delivering sustainable environmental outcomes, attracting investment, and building a diversified, lower carbon economy. Carbon Copy, a new podcast from ERA, takes a closer look at the technologies and people that will change our climate impact and help reshape Alberta’s economy.
- Publisher: Global CCS Institute
- Total Episodes: 6
The Global CCS Institute is an international think tank whose mission is to accelerate the deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS), a vital technology to tackle climate change and deliver climate neutrality. Tune in to our podcast as we discuss CCS, climate change mitigation and the path to a net-zero future.
Climate Change with Net Zero Homes
- Publisher: Schneider Electric
- Total Episodes: 3
Homes will become the biggest consumers of electricity by 2050. While electricity is the cleanest form of energy, we still have to contribute to make homes smart and sustainable. In this series, Manish Pant will invite global CEOs, key opinion leaders, industrial analysts, innovators, energy optimists of all sorts, and we’ll talk on how to reduce carbon emissions at home, how we can leverage smart technology and digital innovation so that we can collectively work towards the goal of limiting temperature rise to 1,5 degrees. Podcast With Manish Pant, EVP Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric
The Future of Business Energy
- Publisher: npower Business Solutions, Energy HQ
- Total Episodes: 11
Energy is evolving. New technology and the shift towards low-carbon are changing the way businesses can function. To help make sense of this changing energy landscape, some of those at the heart of the conversation speak to npower Business Solutions, Energy HQ. In the Future of Business Energy series, you will hear the latest views, ideas and insights from leading experts and influencers. The impact of emerging technology, how sustainability is driving change and the industry’s most pressing policies are discussed. The skills needed for energy specialists of the future, behavioural change and winning support from the board are also debated. Find out how these issues and more, affect you and your business.
Your Planet News Briefing
- Publisher: Ralph & John
- Total Episodes: 40
Every week, we provide quick highlights on climate change news as it pertains to Business, Technology, Politics, and Science. We also dive into a topic that is particularly trending that week. Join us on a mission to a carbon neutral world by learning about the impacts that really matter.
- Publisher: 180 Degrees
- Total Episodes: 23
180 degrees is a podcast series that looks at the energy choices we make when it comes to transport, our homes, business and technology.For Season 2, we’re sharing stories from people across Ireland, working towards a cleaner energy future. We’re talking about sustainable transport, energy in the home and in our communities, how businesses and public sector bodies are cutting carbon emissions and how energy research is informing policy decisions. Subscribe to ‘180 Degrees’ wherever you get your podcasts and don’t miss our inspiring stories from people creating a cleaner energy future.
The Re-Energise Podcast
- Publisher: Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult
- Total Episodes: 24
The Re-Energise Podcast from the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult is the place to discover more about emerging technology innovation in offshore renewables and the way that we will harness low carbon energy sources to meet our future energy needs. If you have any curiosity about how we’ll harness the world’s tides for our future energy needs, launch intelligent ships with robotic crews in UK waters, adapt national grids to the future energy mix or how artists are envisioning the new offshore reality – this podcast is for you. Subscribe to the series and you’ll hear a fresh edition each month (release is the second Monday of each month). Visit ore.catapult.org.uk and follow us @ORECatapult ORE Catapult was established in 2013 by the UK Government and is part of a network of Catapults set up by Innovate UK in high growth industries. It is the UK’s leading innovation centre for offshore renewable energy. Independent and trusted, with a unique combination of world-leading test and demonstration facilities and engineering and research expertise, ORE Catapult convenes the sector and delivers applied research, accelerating technology development, reducing risk and cost and enhancing UK-wide economic growth. Active throughout the UK, ORE Catapult has operations in Glasgow, Blyth, Levenmouth, Aberdeen, Hull, the South West and Wales and operates a collaborative research partnership in China. Legal Notice The opinions expressed in the podcast are those of the individual participants and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, any other agency, organisation, employer or company. By accessing this podcast, I acknowledge that the entire contents and design of this podcast are the property of the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and are protected under UK and international copyright and trademark laws. I acknowledge that any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following: – I may download and play the podcast and share with others for personal use; – I will always acknowledge ORE Catapult as the source of the material; – I will not, except with ORE Catapult’s express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content.
Conversations on a Sustainable Life
- Publisher: Libby O’Loghlin & Renée LaPlante
- Total Episodes: 10
A podcast with Purpose.In a somewhat unconventional 12-episode podcast series, a Novelist and an ex-Googler – Libby and Renée, based in Switzerland – draw on science and data as well as humanity’s creativity and flawed beauty to come to terms with – and find actions to address! – our global, local and personal sustainability challenges. Covid-19 has fully disrupted our "normal" and our ability to run in-person sustainability workshops! So join us on the airwaves instead, for discussions around why and how to proactively lead households, businesses, and life in sustainable ways. Renée LaPlante has a people performance, communications, recruitment, and facilitation background from her time working in the creative and technology industries. She is drawn to solving gigantic problems with data-driven and systemic solutions. She helps organisations co-create intentional cultures and establish authentic engagement with their employees, a methodology she also uses for The Decarbonista Project, making everyday carbon footprint reduction accessible and enjoyable. Libby O’Loghlin is a novelist and prize-winning short story writer, who has a background in creative direction and narrative media (film, TV, radio, print and digital publishing). She’s the co-founder of numerous social and sustainability enterprises, including a blockchain-based product eco-footprint tracking startup (ReCarbonX Systems). Becoming a parent of teenagers moved her to undertake coach training and gain a certificate in Plant Based Nutrition. Reach us anytime at [email protected]
- Publisher: CenSES
- Total Episodes: 11
EnerView investigates how a transition to renewable energy can help us create a low carbon society. In this podcast series, we will explore economic, political, social and cultural aspects of the development and implementation of renewable energy and environmental technology. Through interviews with scientists and other experts, we will provide a solid fact-based foundation for public and private decision-makers in the interface between climate, energy and industrial policy. EnerView is produced by Room 7540 in partnership with CenSES, a Norwegian interdisciplinary centre for sustainable energy studies (FME Society). www.CenSES.no.
Innovating to a Clean Economy
- Publisher: IE Clean Tech Podcast by UNC
- Total Episodes: 10
This new IE Cleantech podcast will provide a closer look at people who are driving cleantech innovations and how they contribute to the cleantech economy. The first season will focus on decarbonizing the economy with episodes available in July that will feature: agtech, transportation, blue tech and transforming the electric grid, among others. Specifically, episodes will explore: vehicle-to-grid technology, innovations targeting our oceans or blue tech, the future of electric vehicles, precision farming and transforming the American power grid, to name a few. Subscribe today! Once you subscribe, you will get notified when new episodes of Innovating to a Clean Economy Podcast are available. Find us wherever you listen to podcasts!
- Publisher: Rockstart
- Total Episodes: 1
Is it possible to create a Zero Carbon Society by 2050? Listen to our podcast discussion with Rockstart’s Smart Energy Program Director Freerk Bisschop and Kees van der Leun, Managing Director of Ecofys as they discuss how the Internet of Energy Things and entrepreneurship will play a big part in driving this change. Climate Change is widespread and consequential, but there are scenarios that can be made for a Zero Carbon Society by 2050. The technology to create a Zero Carbon Society is already here through renewable energy and the Internet of Things technologies. The deployment of this technology will be the crucial tipping point, making these Zero Carbon scenarios work, and it will be internet technology that enables it. We can’t solely rely on big players to take care of this transition. We need bottoms-up initiatives created by individuals, communities and entrepreneurs. To evolve we need to experiment, develop new business models, deploy new technologies without the vested interest a big player brings. This is the reason smaller players will be the ones forcing the industry to adapt – forcing them to play a new game.
- Publisher: Academy of Achievement
- Total Episodes: 3
When the rest of the world was just waking up to the possibility of cell phones and the Internet, Tony Fadell was already creating the technology behind the smartphone. Author of more than 300 patents, he sold a microprocessor startup to Apple just as he was leaving college. He spent the next decade pioneering mobile technology for the leading electronics companies, but none would fully commit to marketing the devices he created. When investors passed on Fadell’s idea for a pocket-sized digital music player, Steve Jobs recruited him to design just such a product for Apple. Fadell led the team that created the first 18 generations of the iPod and the first three generations of the iPhone, rising to Senior Vice President of the iPod division. Not satisfied with revolutionizing the way we communicate, navigate and listen to music, Fadell founded Nest Labs to bring smart technology to the most common household devices. The Nest Thermostat conserves energy by learning the habits of its users and can be managed remotely by smartphone. Nest Protect is an intelligent smoke and carbon monoxide detector that distinguishes between levels of threat and provides relaxed voice alerts instead of piercing alarms. Future products may address areas such as water conservation and home security. Last January, Nest was acquired by Google for $3.2 billion. In this podcast, recorded at the 2014 International Achievement Summit in San Francisco, he is joined onstage by journalist and Academy of Achievement delegate Samantha Barry. In their conversation, Tony Fadell, still recovering from a sporting injury, describes his career as an inventor, an Apple computer executive, and as the Founder and CEO of Nest.
The Biochar Talk
- Publisher: Jessica Kouvo
- Total Episodes: 3
The Biochar Talk seeks to educate on the subject of biochar – an ancient technology that has found itself at the forefront of recent carbon sequestration conversations. Come join the talk!