Picarro Overview and the Looming Sub-Prime Carbon Crisis
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This is an overview of Picarro's technology, business, customer base, and the looming Sub-Prime carbon market crisis we all face as the world puts in place markets designed for trading emissions and ...

This is an overview of Picarro's technology, business, customer base, and the looming Sub-Prime carbon market crisis we all face as the world puts in place markets designed for trading emissions and GHG offsets. Picarro is playing a key role in helping climate scientists better measure and understand GHG emissions at a local, regional and global level.

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    • Carbon Subprime Crisis Michael R. Woelk President & CEO, Picarro, Inc.
    • Greenhouse gas emissions are increasing. The climate is changing causing hydrological patterns to shift. Nations are responding. A green economy is emerging. $Trillion carbon markets are coming. BUT: How will we know whether the legislative policies are working? What if the green economy doesn’t actually reduce emissions?
    • Measure then Trust “ I don’t see (subprime mortgage market troubles) imposing a serious problem . I think it’s going to be largely contained.” ... Henry Paulson “ There are no accounting issues , no trading issues, no reserve issues, no previously unknown problem issues.” ...Kenneth Lay
    • Financial Perspective Trillion $62.5 Trillion $36.6 Trillion
    • NOAA’s Current GHG Network
    • Contrast the National Air Monitoring Network 1,080 Stations 4,000 Stations Measure: particulate matter, sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, ozone, and lead
      • To judge compliance with and/or progress made toward meeting ambient air quality standards.
      • To activate emergency control procedures that prevent or alleviate air pollution episodes.
      • To observe pollution trends throughout the region, including non-urban areas.
      • To provide a data base for research evaluation of effects
      The purpose according to the EPA is:
    • Measurement Anywhere - Anytime Ships Aircraft Telecom Buildings Fields Mountains Highways Cities Landfills Glaciers
    • GHG Measurements at any Scale
      • Global Scale
      • Climate Change
      • Regional Scale Flux
      • States, Cities
      • Local Scale Flux
      • Regulated Sources
      Drill down Drill down
    • Measurements anyone can make
      • Remove from box
      • Plug in and begin measuring
      10”
    • The Company
      • Award winning manufacturer of the world’s highest performance and easiest to use gas analyzers
      • Founded 1998 to develop innovative laser-based solutions
      • 9 Patents exclusive licensed from Stanford
      • Located in Silicon Valley California
      • Backed by marquis venture capital investors
      2008 R&D 100 Award 2009 Pittcon Editor’s Choice 2009 Frost & Sullivan Technology of the Year Award 2009 Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation