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The Keep Cool Show
The Keep Cool Show
Nick Van Osdol

Climate tech is constantly evolving. Why? To help solve the most important challenges facing our planet. With so much innovation it’s hard... more

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S6 Ep6: Restoring Impacted Landscapes with Mast Reforestation

Discover how Mast Reforestation (formerly Drone Seed) is revolutionizing reforestation efforts to combat climate change.  In this episode, Matthew Aghai, VP... more

21 Sep 2023 · 47 minutes
S6 Ep5: From Soil to Sky: Exploring Funga's Innovative Approach to Forest Regeneration

Discover the future of ecosystem regeneration and biodiversity work as Nick sits down with Colin Averill, CEO and Founder of... more

07 Sep 2023 · 47 minutes
S6 Ep4: How Lunar Energy is Redefining the Future of Home Energy

In this week’s pod, Nick chats with Sam Wevers, the Head of Software Product for Lunar Energy, as they dive... more

24 Aug 2023 · 42 minutes
S6 Ep3: The Company Making the Invisible… Well, Visible. (with Orbital Sidekick)

It may sound like something straight out of science fiction, but hyperspectral satellites have been around for decades, measuring the... more

10 Aug 2023 · 45 minutes
S6 Ep2: How Electric Era is Revolutionizing the Fast-Charging Station Infrastructure

Meet the man trying to make electric vehicle charging stations more accessible, affordable, and reliable than ever before.  Quincy Lee is... more

27 Jul 2023 · 48 minutes
S6 Ep1: Agilitas Energy CEO Barrett Bilotta Talks Energy Storage Solutions

On this week’s pod, Nick sits down with Agilitas Energy’s CEO and President, Barrett Bilotta to chat about the state... more

13 Jul 2023 · 46 minutes
S5 Ep6: Is Battery Swapping the Future of Electric Vehicles? With John de Souza

On this week’s pod, Nick’s sitting down with Ample co-founder and president John de la Souza to chat about the... more

29 Jun 2023 · 51 minutes
S5 Ep5: How Divert is Converting Wasted Food into Renewable Energy

Meet the company trying to make use of wasted food: Divert.  Determined to create a zero-waste future, Divert’s CEO Ryan Begin... more

15 Jun 2023 · 42 minutes
S5 Ep4: Clearing Up Nuclear Energy’s Biggest Misconceptions, with Isabelle Boemeke

What does a model-and influencer-turned-activist have to do with nuclear energy, and why should we care? As it turns out, quite... more

01 Jun 2023 · 47 minutes
S5 Ep3: Turning Waste into Regenerative Feed and Farming Products

Has anyone ever told you to be more mindful of your waste?    Meet the man who believes that waste isn’t just... more

18 May 2023 · 54 minutes
S5 Ep2: Revolutionizing the Battery Manufacturing Process With AI, with Jason Koeller

How does a theoretical physicist studying black holes and the nature of spacetime find his way to the field of... more

04 May 2023 · 36 minutes
S5 Ep1: Julie Gosalvez: The CMO Making Direct Air Capture Technology Enticing

Carbon removal wasn’t even in our vocabulary a few years ago. But now, thanks to companies like Climeworks, direct air... more

20 Apr 2023 · 43 minutes
S4 Ep12: How Energize Ventures Is Moving The Needle On Climate Tech

The energy transition is in full swing, find out how Tyler Lancaster is helping lead the way as an investment... more

30 Mar 2023 · 35 minutes
S4 Ep11: Shanu Mathew - The Analyst At The Intersection Of Public Markets And Climate

How do you measure the impact of net zero targets and climate change on large corporations? Step forward Shanu Mathew. Shanu... more

23 Mar 2023 · 38 minutes
S4 Ep10: Tim Rann: The Investor Tackling Inequality And Climate Change

Tim is Managing Partner at Mercy Corps Ventures: The unique investment fund ploughing hundreds of thousands of dollars into innovative... more

16 Mar 2023 · 45 minutes
S4 Ep9: Blackhorn Ventures’ Approach to Supporting Climate Tech

Earth’s resources are running low, so how do you choose the smart software and digital investments that maximize productivity and... more

09 Mar 2023 · 38 minutes
S4 Ep8: VSC Ventures: The Climate Tech Investor Sharing The Stories Of Exceptional Founders

It’s easier than ever to launch a climate tech startup. But getting noticed can be harder. Meet the investor who’s... more

02 Mar 2023 · 48 minutes
S4 Ep7: Actual - Leading The ESG Strategy Revolution

Measuring and tracking emissions is a great start, but how do companies make long term plans for effective change?  They require... more

23 Feb 2023 · 38 minutes
S4 Ep6: Globhe - The Crowddroning Platform Making Sense Of The World

How do you gather drone data at scale? You leverage crowddroning. Markku Koivisto explains how. Markku is Chief Business Development Officer... more

16 Feb 2023 · 32 minutes
S4 Ep5: Range Energy: The Heavy Transport Electric Revolution

How is Ali Javidan staging an electric revolution in the trucking industry? It’s not easy. Hear how the Range Energy... more

09 Feb 2023 · 38 minutes
S4 Ep4: Flowcarbon: Meet The CEO Creating A Transparent Carbon Market

Dana Gibber is the former lawyer, turned tech entrepreneur, turned climate tech founder. Discover how Flowcarbon is changing the carbon... more

02 Feb 2023 · 44 minutes
S4 Ep3: Thallo: Democratizing The Carbon Market Via The Blockchain

Thallo is filling a major gap in the voluntary carbon market. Discover how blockchain and climate tech together are revolutionizing... more

26 Jan 2023 · 37 minutes
S4 Ep2: ZwitterCo: Recycling Water Through Cutting Edge Filtration Tech

No-one thinks about water, until there’s a problem. Find out how a lack of water can impact businesses and ZwitterCo's... more

19 Jan 2023 · 46 minutes
S4 Ep1: Droneseed: How To Create Sustainable Forests

When more than 7 million acres of forests are swallowed up by fire every year, you need to find a... more

12 Jan 2023 · 37 minutes
S3 Ep8: Sesame Solar: Meet The CEO Changing The Face of Emergency Power

Lauren Flanagan is the lifelong entrepreneur on a mission to use clean energy for power in emergency situations. Find out... more

15 Dec 2022 · 43 minutes
S3 Ep7: Patch’s Software Solution For Corporate Carbon Removal Goals

Brennan Spellacy is on a mission to rebalance the Earth’s atmosphere at Patch. Find out why the business’ mission is... more

08 Dec 2022 · 42 minutes
S3 Ep6: How Watershed is Helping Businesses Cut Carbon

How do you help complex businesses reduce carbon emissions? You combine science with practical solutions.  Meet Steve Davies, Head of Climate... more

01 Dec 2022 · 48 minutes
S3 Ep5: Inna Braverman’s Extraordinary Journey To Wave Powered Renewable Energy

Inna Braverman believes in second chances. Hear her incredible story from Chernobyl victim to Eco Wave Power Co-founder. Eco Wave Power... more

23 Nov 2022 · 42 minutes
S3 Ep4: The 5 Pillars Supporting The Push For Renewable Energy, With Kyle Cherrick

Kyle Cherrick has been banging the drum for renewable energy for years and it looks like the tide is finally... more

17 Nov 2022 · 40 minutes
S3 Ep3: The Social, Political, And Financial Buy-in Needed To Scale Carbon Removal

Peter Olivier is at the cutting edge of carbon removal, helping develop developing innovative processes to remove CO2 from the... more

10 Nov 2022 · 53 minutes
S3 Ep2: How Oco & Element Packaging are Rewriting the Packaging Playbook

Madison Savilow and Nick Gardner are ripping up the plastics playbook, creating advanced packaging using captured carbon. Find out how. As... more

03 Nov 2022 · 38 minutes
S3 Ep1: How Flood Mapping Tech Is Saving Lives

How do you help vulnerable countries prepare for the worst? You make your flood mapping data available to all. Dr Subit... more

27 Oct 2022 · 40 minutes
S2 Ep 13: Why Molly Morabito Believes in Direct Action To End Fossil Fuel Reliance

How do you show world leaders you’re serious about creating climate solutions? You stand up against an unjust system. Nick and... more

01 Sep 2022 · 47 minutes
S2 Ep 12: How Charm Industrial is Putting CO2 Back Underground, Profitably.

In 2020 Shaun Kinetic had a scientific breakthrough. Now as Chief Scientist and Co-Founder of Charm Industrial, he’s putting tons... more

25 Aug 2022 · 40 minutes
S2 Ep 11: Unlocking New Business Models to Align Incentives and Drive Decarbonization

Businesses that focus on deploying climate solutions have the potential to become the world’s most valuable companies while positively impacting... more

18 Aug 2022 · 24 minutes
S2 Ep 10: Jaeson Cardiff: How CleanO2 is Bringing Carbon Capture Technology to the Consumer

Carbon capture technology has seemingly been reserved for large-scale applications, and widely unavailable to the average consumer. But how can we... more

11 Aug 2022 · 41 minutes
S2 Ep 9: Lacey Reddix: The Founder On a Mission to Solve The Global Clean Water Crisis With Olokun Minerals.

How do you solve a problem like clean water for all? When you can turn waste products into sustainable solutions. Meet... more

04 Aug 2022 · 31 minutes
S2 Ep 8: How Ecovative is Solving Sustainability Through Mushrooms

What happens when plastic, meat and leather become unsustainable to produce? You up-cycle from natural growing products like mushrooms, using... more

28 Jul 2022 · 30 minutes
S2 Ep 7: How Nori is Building a Carbon Removal Marketplace, And Cutting Out The Middleman

Carbon removal is critical for global health, but all the paper pushing makes it hard for businesses to get on... more

21 Jul 2022 · 43 minutes
S2 Ep 6: Framing Climate Change as a Massive Economic Opportunity with Alex Roetter

How does a VC investor turn climate change into a sound investment opportunity? Alex explains how he’s changing the world,... more

14 Jul 2022 · 36 minutes
S2 Ep 5: How a Climate Tech VC is Helping Founders Create Scalable Solutions

When you start working in climate tech, it’s hard to feel the same way about any other industry. And that’s... more

07 Jul 2022 · 39 minutes
S2 Ep 4: How Ample’s Cutting Edge Tech is Making it Easy to Run Electric Cars, With Levi Tillemann.

Climate tech needs public and private sector support. Leading the charge, and driving vehicle electrification, is Levi Tillemann. Find out... more

30 Jun 2022 · 41 minutes
S2 Ep 3: Climate Core Capital And Real Estate Investing for a Changing Climate

Most real estate investors are unprepared for how climate change will impact their business. Owen Woolcock is one step ahead,... more

23 Jun 2022 · 49 minutes
S2 Ep 2: How to Carbon Neutralize Your Garden, With Chad Massura of Rosy Soil

How do you make gardening greener? You engineer a new type of soil. This is the fascinating work of Rosy.... more

16 Jun 2022 · 37 minutes
S2 Ep 1. How to Close The Funding Gap And Save The World, With Dimitry Gershenson, Enduring Planet

Despite trillions of dollars pouring into climate tech, there’s still a huge funding gap. So how do we close it?  The... more

09 Jun 2022 · 44 minutes
The Keep Cool Show: Season 2 Trailer

Climate tech is constantly evolving. As the urgency to tackle the climate crisis grows, so does the number of exciting... more

02 Jun 2022 · 1 minute
How Can You Reverse Climate Change? With Zach Stein, Carbon Collective.

It’s a big question and Zach Stein has the answers with Carbon Collective. Meet the CEO battling for the Earth’s... more

12 May 2022 · 43 minutes
S1 Ep 6. Season Finale | Climate Tech| Startup Investment

The wait is finally over. One founder, or founding team, will leave with thousands of dollars worth of prizes to... more

28 Apr 2022 · 20 minutes
S1 Ep 5. Stefania Di Bartolomeo, Founder and CEO of Physis Investment | Sustainable Investment | Climate Tech

How do you generate wealth and save the world? By disrupting traditional investment models. Meet Physis, empowering investors to make... more

14 Apr 2022 · 34 minutes
S1 Ep 4. Vince Wong and Folasade Ayoola, Co-Founders of ElectricFish | Climate Tech | Decarbonization

If you want to decarbonize the world, you need a resilient source of electricity powering everything from the grid to... more

07 Apr 2022 · 35 minutes
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S2 Ep 3: Climate Core Capital And Real Estate Investing for a Changing Climate
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Most real estate investors are unprepared for how climate change will impact their business. Owen Woolcock is one step ahead, investing in... more