"When online payments entrepreneur Stripe last week declared its intention to achieve negative emissions — by funding carbon removal projects, not just traditional offsets — I could practically hear Nori CEO Paul Gambill cheering from the blockchain startup’s Seattle headquarters..."
"Efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that alter the climate typically focus on the energy industry or getting big companies like Amazon to curb fossil fuel consumption. But farmers can also play a role by using new approaches to climate-friendly farming that can help sequester carbon in the soil..."
"Nori is featured as a finalist for the general excellence category. Fast Company‘s third annual World Changing Ideas Awards drew nearly 2,000 submissions across 17 categories..."
"CRCs would be weighted to give a higher score to those farmers whose farming practices brought in greater carbon savings while still allowing farmers who merely did something such as switch from conventional tillage to no-till to participate at a lower level..."
"With plans to launch in early 2019, Nori’s goal is to create a new way for anyone in the world to pay to remove excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere..."
"Nori wants to use Blockchain to verify the accounting [of Carbon], and to go one step further, to create a market for people taking carbon out of the environment..."
"Seattle-based startup Nori is hoping to deliver what Al Gore, the Paris climate accord and others have not: a market-driven solution to not only curb greenhouse gas emissions, but actually remove planet-warming carbon from the atmosphere..."
"When we create a market that is transparent, a whole bunch of ideas about how to do this will come up that have never entered our mind yet."
"As companies like Lyft start to invest to make up for their carbon footprints, the world of offset buying needs more transparency and accountability..."
"Helen and Seyi explore some dirty impacts of food production, and meet people breaking new ground when it comes to restoring the ground itself..."
"But in spite of Bitcoin’s eco-unfriendly reputation, some organizations propose using blockchain, the technology that makes the cryptocurrency possible, to power a regenerative agricultural revolution..."
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