Carbon 180

Carbon 180 (Oakland & Washington; 9 staff; carbon180.org)

An NGO that seeks to develop natural (forest planting) and engineering (direct air capture) policies and solutions that “transform carbon from a liability to an asset”. Developing methods of direct air capture of CO2 and ways to use the captured CO2.

Programs:

  • Entrepreneur-in-Residence Fellowship funds a year of study and proposal of business ventures based on carbon removal
  • Partnering with farmers in the Rocky Mountain region on soil health initiatives
  • Developing the New Carbon Economy Consortium (12+ universities, national labs, NGOs, and industry leaders working on new carbon removal techniques)

Publications:  The Carbon Copy newsletter

Leadership:  Noah Deitch (executive director); Giana Amador (managing director)

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