Go Farmers, F da Bears! Charlie Berens & Paul Gambill on Investing in Carbon Farming
Laugh with us as comedian Charlie Berens and "Crypto-for-Carbon" startup founder Paul Gambill explore how communication & investing with farmers could be the key to removing carbon from the sky and storing it in productive, profitable soil to benefit investors, farmers and the planet.
On this Summit Roundtable we discuss the ROI of converting a farm from conventional to regenerative ag, how there's an elegant solution to transfer wealth from large urban corporations to rural farmers, effective communications strategies to connect to farmers, and how we might solve political partisanship with a game of cornhole.
Connect with Paul on www.nori.com with his podcast, blog, and more featuring farmers, scientists, founders, and even religion trying to figure out how to remove carbon from the skies.
If you’re ready to take the leap into converting your land to not only benefit your soil but also start taking advantage of the up and coming voluntary carbon marketplaces, or you want to reduce your carbon footprint of your own urban business -- then this episode is for you!
INSIGHTS AND IMPRESSIONS
Big urban companies can basically give a bridge loan to farmers that want to move from conventional to regenerative agriculture.
There's a huge supply shortage of carbon removal projects.
Regenerative agriculture vs conventional agriculture.
“If latte-sipping yuppies will buy bitcoin, whatever that is, the money is there, they will buy carbon tokens too if they know about it”
Charlie is an emmy award winning journalist, stand up comedian, host, creator of Manitowoc Minute and active with multiple charities supporting veterans, farmers, and many many more. The Wisconsin native has been featured on Fox, CBS, Funny or Die, TBS Digital, Variety, MTV News and more.
Charlie began his career working for MTV News' Choose or Lose. In 2012, Tribune Media tapped Charlie to host the comedic news show Nightcap. In 2013, he won an Emmy for "The Cost of Water" while reporting for KDAF, a television station in Dallas, TX.
In 2014, CBS Sports Network hired Charlie to host the sports gameshow You’re So Money. Also in 2014, PMC (Variety, Deadline) made Charlie the host of their comedy/entertainment news brand @Hollywood. From red carpets to Sundance to SXSW to Coachella, Charlie has interviewed hundreds of celebrities, politicians, actors, and musicians.
Charlie is a frequent collaborator on Funny or Die. His comedic mashup including “If Jack Dawson Was Really from Wisconsin” have garnered more than 13 million views.
In 2017, Charlie began the viral Midwest comedic news series Manitowoc Minute. His fans flock daily to his Facebook page to view his content. He currently has over 550,000 Facebook followers. After garnering millions of views, he’s toured the United States selling out venues within minutes.
Most recently, Charlie’s Midwest-focused sketch comedy videos have garnered hundreds of millions of views. In addition to sketch comedy and the Manitowoc Minute, Charlie also hosts Dark Side Of on Discovery ID.
Charlie hosts his own podcast, Cripescast, where he interviews musicians, artists, comedians, creators and more to talk about their story and connections to the Midwest.
Charlie is currently developing an animated show and is writing his first book that will be released next year.
Paul Gambill is the CEO and co-founder of Nori, the carbon removal marketplace. In 2015, Paul established the first community dedicated to carbon removal called Carbon Removal Seattle.
He has 10 years of experience in managing mobile and web application projects for clients including Nike, Showtime, Target, and Starbucks, and has shipped well over a dozen different apps to the public. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from Arizona State University, and his Master of Engineering Management degree from Duke University.
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