Sun. Oct 20th, 2019

Episode 185: Phrase video games, cool planes , Nori’s blockchain-driven carbon elimination mission

Week In Overview

Tune in round 5:30 for commentary.


Demystifying the issue of farm-level meals waste (21:25)

The waste related to “ugly” produce isn’t usually accounted for in figures sizing the issue, however it’s not insignificant — it is a $47 billion alternative on the demand aspect. GreenBiz editorial intern Cyan Zhong chats with Christine Moseley, founder and CEO of Full Harvest, a business-to-business market that retains imperfect and surplus vegetables and fruit that do not go the shelf-beauty check from being discarded.  

Nori needs you to purchase a brand new form of carbon credit score (29:05)

Nervous about potential fraud related to carbon offsets? Blockchain startup Nori first got here to our consideration final 12 months when it began speaking up what it payments as the primary market for buying and selling carbon elimination credit — ones linked to verified regenerative agriculture practices. We caught up with CEO Paul Gambill in early August, when the corporate was chosen for the Techstars’ Sustainability Accelerator run in collaboration with the Nature Conservancy.   

*Music on this episode by Lee Rosevere: “Wandering,” “4th Ave Walkup,” “As I Was Saying” and “I am Going for a Espresso”

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