2017 Clean Power Deep Dive — May 29-30 in Edinburgh, Scotland


Led by the ClimateWorks Foundation Clean Power and Global View programs, the 2017 Clean Power Deep Dive will include sessions that provide global perspectives on:

  • The current technological and economic state of carbon removal and other advanced technologies
  • Potential opportunities to support carbon removal and advanced technologies
  • Possible implications of carbon removal approaches on forests and land use sustainability

This meeting is about building momentum and shared knowledge for carbon negative and advanced technologies and providing a platform for people to learn from each other. The meeting will not include long presentations, impose solutions, or be about funding decisions.


Peju Adeosun, Virgin Earth Challenge
Arnaldo Carneiro Filho, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia
Ben Britton, Imperial College London
Charlotte Pera, ClimateWorks Foundation
Charlie McElwee, ClimateWorks Foundation
Jan Mazurek, ClimateWorks Foundation
John Larsen, Rhodium Group
Julio Friedmann, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Justin Guay, Packard Foundation
Matt Baker, Hewlett Foundation
Matt Rogers, Nest
Noah Deich, Center for Carbon Removal
Rich Powell, ClearPath Foundation
Seth Monteith, ClimateWorks Foundation
Surabi Menon, ClimateWorks Foundation
Tim Kruger, University of Oxford

Agenda and Materials

We have prepared a packet of background materials to help familiarize you with the topics we will discuss during this workshop. We appreciate your observance of ClimateWorks Foundation’s confidentiality guidelines, which apply to all workshop materials. As such, do not share beyond personnel critical to this event.

Email Jess Lam if you need assistance accessing the agenda and other materials.

Travel and Lodging Logistics

The event will take place at the Principal Edinburgh, 19-21 George Street. Taxis are available from Edinburgh Airport as well as Airlink 100 buses, which run every 30 minutes into the City Centre. To contact the Principal Edinburgh, call 0131 240 1010 or email EdinburghReservationsGS@theprincipalhotel.com.

May 29, 6:00-9:30pm: Welcome reception and dinner at Tigerlily Restaurant & Bar (125 George St, Edinburgh EH2 4JN, UK).

May 30, 6:00-9:00 pm: Reception and dinner at Cannonball Restaurant & Bar (356 Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NF, UK). Conversation with Graeme Sweeney, local Scotsman and Chair of the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF). This is a joint dinner with the Clean Power Program and Carbon Transparency Initiative stakeholders.

For any questions, please email Stephanie Westbrook