Carbon Copy is a podcast about the technology, engineering and economics of a low carbon future.
Creating Cleaner Cement
In this episode we talk with Stephanie Voysey, Head of Sustainability and Environment for Western Canada with Lafarge Canada, about decarbonizing cement production and turning limestone into skyscrapers.
Forests and Trees
In this episode, we talk to Cameron Jones, Co-founder and COO of Flash Forest, about using trees to capture carbon, creating seed pods to match ecosystems, and acting fast after forest fires.
Singles and Doubles
In this episode, we talk to Scott Volk, technology and innovation lead at Tourmaline about converting diesel powered drilling rigs to run on cleaner fuels, using the same energy management software that controls renewable microgrids around the world.
A Big Ugly Battery
In this episode, we talk to Neil Camarta, co-founder of Enlighten, about stumbling on a way to produce and store a near-zero emissions energy source while developing a cost-effective, low-sulphur marine fuel.
All About the People
In this episode, we talk to ERA’s outgoing CEO, Steve MacDonald, about his six-plus years leading the organization and his lasting legacy of people and projects.
Making Sense of Data with AI
In this episode, we talk to Benjamin Kemp from Ambyint about artificial intelligence and its role in lowering costs and streamlining operations across our energy industry.
Cleaning the World's Wastewater
In this episode, we talk to Ben Sparrow from Saltworks about industrial waste water treatment, desalination, and pioneering the future of sustainable water.
The Zero Carbon Grid, Pt. 2
In the second of two parts, Mark explores electrical energy storage with Joe Zhou of Quidnet.
The Zero Carbon Grid, Pt. 1
In the first of two parts, Mark explores electrical energy storage with Chelsea Donelon and Dan Martin of Transalta Energy.
In this episode, we talk with Gia Schneider from Natel Energy about a new kind of hydropower built around a new kind of turbine.
Storing Emissions in Roads, Bridges, and Buildings
In this episode, we talk with Rob Niven from CarbonCure about the future of concrete and how we build.
The Energy Beneath Our Feet, Pt. 2
In the second of two parts, Mark explores geothermal and the energy beneath our feet with John Redfern of Eavor Technologies.
The Energy Beneath Our Feet, Pt. 1
In the first of this two part series, Mark explores SAGD thief zones and getting the most out of the energy beneath our feet, with Julian Ortiz from ConocoPhillips.
Battling the Burps
In this episode, we talk with emissions consultant Karen Haugen-Kozyra about methane, cows, and how the beef industry is battling the burps.
Special Episode: Grand Challenge Retrospective
In this special episode, Mark talks with Elizabeth Shirt, Executive Director of Policy and Strategy with Emissions Reduction Alberta, about the vision and history of ERA’s Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses.
In this episode we learn how to unlock the power hidden inside the most abundant element in the universe; hydrogen. Mark discusses hydrogen fuel cells and the future of transportation with energy system expert Dr. David Layzell.
The Capture and Use of Carbon Dioxide
In this first episode of Carbon Copy we learn about the capture and use of carbon dioxide. Mark talks with Issam Dairanieh, Operating Partner at Ascent Capital Holdings; Apoorv Sinha, President of Carbon Upcycling Technologies Inc.; and Brett Henkel, Vice President of Strategic Accounts & Government Affairs for Inventys.
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About Carbon Copy
Join host, Dr. Mark Summers, as he dives into the topics and technology innovations that are critical to delivering sustainable environmental outcomes, attracting investment, and building a diversified, lower carbon economy. Carbon Copy, a new podcast from ERA, takes a closer look at the technologies and people that will change our climate impact and help reshape Alberta’s economy.