Category: Carbon

Nori is pitching carbon trading… on the blockchain!
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Nori is pitching carbon trading… on the blockchain!

Cryptocurrency meets carbon trading. That’s the pitch from Nori, a new Seattle-based startup, that just raised $4 million in funding from cryptocurrency focused investors including Placeholder, North Island Ventures, Tenacious Ventures, and a big, privately held agriculture multinational that the company declined to disclose. Founded by Paul Gambill, a former Deloitte Technology employee who left…

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Can carbon capture save the world from climate change? Jennifer Holmgren will tell us at Disrupt
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Can carbon capture save the world from climate change? Jennifer Holmgren will tell us at Disrupt

Before she became the chief executive officer of LanzaTech, one of the first generation of companies working on carbon capture and conversion technologies, Jennifer Holmgren was the general manager of the Renewable Energy and Chemicals business at UOP (which stands for Universal Oil Products). That division of Honeywell, the $115 billion dollar industrial conglomerate, was…

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Carbon will print parts for Lamborghini’s Sián FKP 37 hybrid sports car
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Carbon will print parts for Lamborghini’s Sián FKP 37 hybrid sports car

Carbon today announced the expansion of its partnership with Lamborghini. The white-hot 3D-printing startup will manufacture central and lateral dashboard air vents for the carmaker’s Sián FKP hybrid sports car. The move follows the deal announced earlier this year that found Carbon printing a fuel cap and an air duct clip for Lamborghini’s Urus SVU.…

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Carbon’s new CEO discusses local manufacturing, funding and a potential IPO
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Carbon’s new CEO discusses local manufacturing, funding and a potential IPO

After six years as head of DuPont, Ellen Kullman joins the fast-growing 3D printing company Last month, Carbon announced its first new CEO in the company’s history. With $260 million worth of investments and a $2.5 billion, it’s a big job. But Carbon’s 500-person headcount is small potatoes compared to Ellen Kullman’s last gig. For…

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Carbon dioxide emissions are set to hit a record high this year (it’s not fine, but not hopeless)
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Carbon dioxide emissions are set to hit a record high this year (it’s not fine, but not hopeless)

Carbon dioxide emissions, one of the main contributors to the climate changes bringing extreme weather, rising oceans, and more frequent fires that have killed hundreds of Americans and cost the U.S. billions of dollars, are set to reach another record high in 2019. That’s the word from the Global Carbon Project, an initiative of researchers around…

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US Gaming Carbon Footprint Is Huge as Platforms Target Greener Consoles
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US Gaming Carbon Footprint Is Huge as Platforms Target Greener Consoles

A study from researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory finds that U.S. gamers emit more carbon dioxide than Sri Lanka. Gaming’s carbon footprint may increase with the rise of cloud-based streaming services. The video game industry is actively working to make consoles and devices greener. Gaming is expensive, and in more ways than one. According…

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