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How the Ocean Controls Our Global Thermostat

Originally published via MCJ Collective Climate Voices  Everyone following the climate crisis knows that we have a massive two-part challenge: reduce carbon emissions to zero, and remove excess carbon that has already been dumped into the atmosphere. If that weren’t hard enough, we must do it quickly, safely, cheaply, and at a massive scale.  When looking for recent examples of Read more…

More Than Money: The Real Value of XPRIZE

The XPRIZE isn’t about money. It’s about improving our odds in the race against climate change. Something I’ve learned in this race is that healing the climate is complicated. Like really really complicated. As the saying goes, it is easier to make a mess than to clean it up, and society has already gone down the easy route. Fossil fuels Read more…

Climate Tech Startup Planetary Technologies Wins Million Dollar XPRIZE Carbon Removal Milestone Award

DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA – Today, Planetary Technologies was awarded the XPRIZE Carbon Removal Milestone Award for its accelerated carbon transition platform. Planetary’s unique innovations leverage the planet’s ability to store carbon as a natural component of ocean chemistry. Planetary will use the $1 million prize to achieve a full-scale demonstration of its technology. Along with removing and storing carbon, Planetary’s Read more…

Carbon Removal Startup Planetary Technologies Announces $7.8M in Funding, Offer of 3,000 Carbon Credits

Planetary’s proprietary accelerated carbon removal tech stores carbon in oceans while restoring ocean health and generating green hydrogen DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA – Today Planetary Technologies, the first climate technology company to remove carbon using direct ocean capture while creating renewable fuel and restoring ocean damage from climate change, announced it has raised $7.8 million CAD. Planetary closed pre-seed and seed Read more…

Planetary Featured on Foresight Canada’s Cleantech Forward Podcast

Raising capital is one of the hardest things for new ventures to do. This week, Planetary Hydrogen CEO Mike Kelland is the featured guest on Foresight Canada’s Cleantech Forward podcast. Mike pitches his technology to a panel of expert investors: Jason Switzer, director of carbonNEXT Marty Reed of Evok Innovations Carly Anderson of Prime Movers Lab The investors give Mike Read more…