#88-Investing In Forests with Diego Saez Gil


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We all understand that climate change is bad and that we should do something to stop it, but why then do we all struggle to put our money where our mouth is. People want to invest in companies that are taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint, but they fear being made to look like a fool. Carbon markets used to be seen as a scam, a way for people to profit from climate change. But with new technology comes the ability for buyers to actually see what they are buying. Pachama is one company trying to make the carbon market more transparent and trustworthy. By using remote sensing and deep learning technology, Pachama is able to map forest carbon capture overtime, allowing buyers to actually see what they are paying for. The carbon market is one way we can put our money where our mouth is and invest in the fight against climate change.

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