COP26 Event: Scaling Carbon Removal Worldwide 

On 11/8/21, Ocean Visions, Thunderbird School of Global Management, the Government of Kenya, and a host of prominent speakers joined together for an important COP26 event on the power of global partnerships and the ocean in scaling carbon dioxide removal (CDR). Learn more about the newly launched Global Carbon Removal Partnership and take a deep dive into pathbreaking work to accelerate ocean-based CDR.

We thank the following speakers for their participation:

Task Force on Global Carbon Removal

  • Dr. Sanjeev Khagram – Dean of Thunderbird School of Global Management (co-moderator)
  • Ambassador Amanda Ellis – Global Partnerships Director, ASU Global Futures Lab
  • Hon. Ukur Yatani Kanacho – Minister of Finance for Kenya
  • Alex Saer – Director of Climate Change, Government of Colombia
  • Ambassador Ertharin Cousin – Senior Advisor to the City of LA
  • Kumi Naidoo – Former global head of Greenpeace and Amnesty International

Oceans as a Climate Solution

  • Brad Ack – Executive Director, Ocean Visions (co-moderator)
  • Margaret Leinen – Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Kilaparti Ramakrishna – Senior Advisor on Ocean and Climate Policy, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • Anna-Marie Laura – Director of Climate Policy, Ocean Conservancy