April Collector of the Month: Chris Neidl

This July OpenAir will mark the 6th anniversary as a community. What's it like to look back at where you started from where OAC is right now? Yeesh. That’s a hard one. In some ways it’s kind of b...
By OpenAir Team April 2, 2024

January Collector of the Month: Karl Danz

Karl, you have been a citizen advocate for climate action for over a decade. Tell us about your journey. I learned the science behind the "greenhouse effect" in college in the 1970s. Most of what m...
By OpenAir Team January 1, 2023

Concrete: Square one for scaling distributed direct air…

Concrete is a massive global industry that is projected to grow significantly in the coming decades to meet the demand of increased urbanization and infrastructure renewal. New technological solutions...
By OpenAir Team December 21, 2021

Collector of the Month: Megha Raghavan

What missions are you working on right now? I'm currently working on CDRLA and trying to get it introduced in California, as well as hosting This is CDR to help people get a better understanding of w...
By OpenAir Team November 5, 2021

Why Carbon Removal?

Here at OpenAir, we talk a lot about carbon removal technology, exploring all kinds of evolving efforts to get carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and restore a stabler, more human-friendly climate. ...
By OpenAir Team October 15, 2021

This Is CDR EP05: Intro to DAC with…

This is CDR is an ongoing series of online events to explore the range of carbon dioxide removal solutions that are currently in development. This week, we take a look at direct air capture--and its e...
By OpenAir Team August 31, 2021

This is CDR EP4: Ocean CDR Pathways with…

This is CDR is an ongoing series of online events to explore the range of carbon dioxide removal solutions that are currently being developed. This week, we welcome Dr. Catherine Jadot and Dr. David K...
By OpenAir Team August 24, 2021

This is CDR Episode 3: Biochar 101

This is CDR is an ongoing series of online events to explore the range of carbon dioxide removal solutions that are currently being developed. This week, we get to learn about the carbon-sequestration...
By OpenAir Team August 17, 2021

OpenAir 3rd Anniversary Gathering!

This summer marks the third anniversary of OpenAir’s founding. Our community has grown from our three original founders to hundreds of active members – volunteers, advocates, researchers, and deve...
By OpenAir Team August 1, 2021

Q&A w/ Chris Neidl about LECCLA New York…

OpenAir Co-Founder Chris Neidl on the recent passing of the New York State Low Embodied Carbon Concrete Leadership Act.  ...
By OpenAir Team June 9, 2021