Breakthrough Climate Technologies with Clay Dumas

March 24th, 2021

In this episode of the Techstars Climate Tech Podcast, host Cody Simms talks with Clay Dumas, Partner at Lowercarbon Capital, about the breakthrough climate technologies that have the most promise to address our climate crisis. 

From carbon capture to hydrogen to climate intervention/geo-engineering to synthetic biology and more, exciting new tech, and new uses of established tech, are transforming how we work to slow and reverse climate change. 

Clay Dumas, Partner at Lowercarbon Capital, is watching the growth in climate tech companies carefully, and investing in them: his investment thesis, described on the Lowercarbon Capital website, is to “support the firm’s preposterously ambitious companies working to undo global warming while making real money in the process.”

To him, this is the whole point of the Lowercarbon Capital, as well as the best way to encourage progress: “Investing in some of these early stage technologies might be the fastest this way to achieve what it was that we had set out to do, which is to bring down concentrations of atmospheric CO2 and over the course of the next three years, as what began as an opportunistic investing deal by deal and turn into a full fledged venture fund.”

Listen for an assessment of the breakthrough technologies in climate tech right now, from someone who is putting his money where his mouth is. 

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