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Drawdown - 60 Minutes with Paul Hawken

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Drawdown - 60 Minutes with Paul Hawken

  1. 1. Drawdown: 60 minutes with Paul Hawken October 4, 2017 Access the SSF Webinar ArchivesAccess the SSF Webinar Archives Subscribe for Webinar AlertsSubscribe for Webinar Alerts www.ssfonline.orgwww.ssfonline.org Edward Saltzberg Managing Director Security & Sustainability Forum Paul Hawken Environmentalist, Entrepreneur, Author, and Activist Executive Director of Drawdown Chip Comins Chairman & CEO American Renewable Energy Institute
  2. 2. Climate Education Webinars Who Follows Us? 20,000 Global Sustainability Professionals 2 SSF Webinars Address Critical Issues. •Renewable Energy •Resilience & Sustainability •The Circular Economy •Restoring the Carbon Balance •Climate Adaptation •Urbanization and Sustainable Economies •Extreme Weather Events •Others Clients Include: 125 recordings in the SSF Archive www.ssfonline.org “We rely on SSF to help us understand which climate issues to pay attention to.” Academic Leader
  3. 3. Agenda 1. Introduction: Chip Comins 2. Drawdown Briefing: Paul Hawken 3. Discussion Panel 4. Audience Q&A: Use the box in the Go to Webinar window 5. Panel Summary (Please Take the Brief Exit Survey) 3
  4. 4. Panelists 4 Paul Hawken Drawdown paulhawken@drawdown.org Paul is the Execuutive Director of Drawdown. He has founded successful, ecologically-conscious businesses, and consulted with heads of state and CEOs on economic development, industrial ecology, and environmental policy Chip Comins American Renewable Energy Institute chip@areinstitute.net Chip Comins is the Chairman and CEO of the American Renewable Energy Institute, (AREI, Inc), Founder of the AREDAY Summit.
  5. 5. CO2 parts per million (ppm) 400,000 years actual level 490 ppm
  6. 6. Scientific American 1. Forego Fossil Fuels 2. Move Closer to Work 3. Consume Less 4. Be Efficient 5. Eat Smart Union of Concerned Scientists 1. Change the car you drive 2. Make your house air tight 3. Use power strips in home entertainment ctr 4. Wash clothes in cold water 5. Buy less stuff
  7. 7. Where do we stand?
  8. 8. PROJECT
  9. 9. Leo Burke University of Notre Dame Mary Evelyn Tucker, PhD Yale Andy Revkin The New York Times Molly Jahn, PhD University of Wisconsin  Robyn McCord O’Brien Author Dan Weiden Weiden + Kennedy Mark Mykleby U.S. Navy Karen O’Brien, PhD IPCC Joylette Portlock, PhD Communitopia Michael Mann, PhD Pennsylvania State University Clayton Thomas-Muller Idle no More  Mehjabeen Abidi-Habib, PhD Government College University in Lahore Bill McKibben 350.org Chris Pyke, PhD IPCC Brendan Mackey, PhD Griffith University, Australia John Elkington Volans Ventures Maria Fujihara Brazil Green Bldg Council Dan Kammen, PhD UC Berkeley Sir Jonathon Porritt Forum for the Future Tom Steyer NextGen Climate Jules Kortenhorst Rocky Mountain Institute Sarah Bergmann Pollinator Pathways Adam Chambers, PhD USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Spencer Beebe Ecotrust Peggy Liu JUCCCE Michael Pollan Author, Professor David Addison Virgin Earth Challenge André Heinz Heinz Foundation Kerry Kennedy Robert F Kennedy Center James Boyle Sustainable Roundtable Cutler Cleveland, PhD Boston University Edward Davey The Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit
  10. 10. We do the math.
  11. 11. GEOTHERMAL #18 RANK BY 2050
  12. 12. GEOTHERMAL 16.6 GT REDUCED CO2
  13. 13. GEOTHERMAL ($155B)NET COST
  14. 14. GEOTHERMAL $1.02TNET SAVINGS
  15. 15. AFFORESTATION #15 RANK BY 2050 18.06 GT REDUCED CO2 $29BNET COST $392.3BNET SAVINGS
  16. 16. HIGH-SPEED RAIL #66 RANK BY 2050 1.52 GT REDUCED CO2 $1.04TNET COST $368.1BNET SAVINGS
  17. 17. INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S LAND MANAGEMENT #39 RANK BY 2050 6.19 GT REDUCED CO2 849.3 GT CO2 PROTECTED
  18. 18. IMPROVED RICE CULTIVATION #24 RANK BY 2050 11.34 GT REDUCED CO2 -NET COST $519.1BNET SAVINGS
  19. 19. WIND TURBINES (ONSHORE) #2 RANK BY 2050 84.6 GT REDUCED CO2 $1.23TNET COST $7.43TNET SAVINGS
  20. 20. WIND TURBINES (OFFSHORE) #22 RANK BY 2050 14.1 GT REDUCED CO2 $572BNET COST $274.6BNET SAVINGS
  21. 21. ROOFTOP SOLAR #10 RANK BY 2050 24.6 GT REDUCED CO2 $453BNET COST $3.46TNET SAVINGS
  22. 22. FOREST PROTECTION #38 RANK BY 2050 6.2 GT REDUCED CO2 896.2 GT CO2 PROTECTED
  23. 23. CLEAN COOKSTOVES #21 RANK BY 2050 15.81 GT REDUCED CO2 $72.1BNET COST $166.2BNET SAVINGS
  24. 24. REDUCED FOOD WASTE #3 RANK BY 2050 70.53 GT REDUCED CO2
  25. 25. HOUSEHOLD RECYCLING #55 RANK BY 2050 2.77 GT REDUCED CO2 $367BNET COST $71.1BNET SAVINGS
  26. 26. PLANT-RICH DIET #4 RANK BY 2050 66.11 GT REDUCED CO2
  27. 27. MARINE PERMACULTURE
  28. 28. BUILDING WITH WOOD
  29. 29. A COW WALKS ONTO A BEACH
  30. 30. What surprised us?
  31. 31. Refrigerant Management1 89.74 2 96.49 3 96.49 Wind Turbines (Onshore) 2 84.60 1 146.50 1139.31 Reduced Food Waste 3 70.53 4 83.03 4 92.89 Plant-Rich Diet 4 66.11 5 78.65 5 87.86 Tropical Forests 5 61.23 3 89.00 2 105.60 Educating Girls 6 59.60 7 59.60 8 59.60 Family Planning 7 59.60 8 59.60 9 59.60 Solar Farms 8 36.90 6 64.60 7 60.48 Silvopasture 9 31.19 9 47.50 6 63.81 Rooftop Solar 1024.60 1043.10 1340.34 Plausible Drawdown Optimum Scenario Scenario Scenario SOLUTION GIGATONS GIGATONS GIGATONS RANK REDUCED RANK REDUCED RANK REDUCED
  32. 32. 1 Refrigerant Management Materials 89.74 GT 2 Wind Turbines (Onshore) Energy 84.60 GT 3 Reduced Food Waste Food 70.53 GT 4 Plant-Rich DietFood 66.11 GT 5 Tropical Forests Land Use 61.23 GT 6 Educating Girls Women and Girls 59.60 GT 7 Family Planning Women and Girls 59.60 GT 8 Solar Farms Energy 36.90 GT 9 Silvopasture Food 31.19 GT 10 Rooftop Solar Energy 24.60 GT 11 Regenerative Agriculture Food 23.15 Food is 8 of top 20 RANK SOLUTION SECTOR REDUCED CO2 TOP 20
  33. 33. CO2
  34. 34. EDUCATING GIRLS #6 RANK BY 2050 59.60 GT REDUCED CO2
  35. 35. FAMILY PLANNING #7 RANK BY 2050 59.6 GT REDUCED CO2
  36. 36. 1 Refrigerant Management Materials 89.74 GT 2 Wind Turbines (Onshore) Energy 84.60 GT 3 Reduced Food Waste Food 70.53 GT 4 Plant-Rich DietFood 66.11 GT 5 Tropical Forests Land Use 61.23 GT 6 Educating Girls Women and Girls 59.60 GT 7 Family Planning Women and Girls 59.60 GT 8 Solar Farms Energy 36.90 GT 9 Silvopasture Food 31.19 GT 10 Rooftop Solar Energy 24.60 GT 11 Regenerative Agriculture Food 23.15 Women and girls: when one begins, the other leaves off. Combined: top solution. RANK SOLUTION SECTOR REDUCED CO2 TOP 20
  37. 37. 1 Refrigeration 89.74 GT 2 Wind Turbines (Onshore) Energy 84.60 GT 3 Reduced Food Waste Food 70.53 GT 4 Plant-Rich DietFood 66.11 GT 5 Tropical Forests Land Use 61.23 GT 6 Educating Girls Women and Girls 59.60 GT 7 Family Planning Women and Girls 59.60 GT 8 Solar Farms Energy 36.90 GT 9 Silvopasture Food 31.19 GT 10 Rooftop Solar Energy 24.60 GT 11 Regenerative Agriculture Food 23.15 GT Materials is top solution RANK SOLUTION SECTOR REDUCED CO2 TOP 20
  38. 38. 1 Refrigerant Management Materials 89.74 GT 2 Wind Turbines - Onshore Energy 84.60 GT 3 Reduced Food Waste Food 70.53 GT 4 Plant-Rich DietFood 66.11 GT 5 Tropical Forests Land Use 61.23 GT 6 Educating Girls Women and Girls 59.60 GT 7 Family Planning Women and Girls 59.60 GT 8 Solar Farms Energy 36.90 GT 9 Silvopasture Food 31.19 GT 10 Rooftop Solar Energy 24.60 GT 11 Regenerative Agriculture Food 23.15 Electricity Generation is 5 of top 20 RANK SOLUTION SECTOR REDUCED CO2 TOP 20
  39. 39. Drawdown
  40. 40. Language? Fight climate change Combat climate change The climate battle Climate crusade Slash emissions The Carbon War Room Negative Emissions Decarbonization 2C
  41. 41. Q & A 48 Edward Saltzberg, PhD Security & Sustainability Forum esaltzberg@securityandsustainabilityforum.org Paul Hawken Drawdown paulhawken@drawdown.org Chip Comins American Renewable Energy Institute chip@areinstitute.net

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