Announcing the SOCAP24 Agenda — Going Deeper: Catalyzing Systems Change!

 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM PDT

YBCA - Theater

Solving Climate, Naturally
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Join us for a live episode of Solving Climate, Naturally, a podcast about natural climate solutions hosted by Ida, Julia and Kate ( We’ll be joined by special guest Valerie Shen, Partner and COO and G2 Venture Partners, a leading climate tech fund.

We’ll debate:
-Do carbon offsets enable us to achieve Net Zero or are they a distraction?
-What are the challenges of carbon offset procurement?
-How do we think about quality / selection?
-How do we think about portfolio construction’ in terms of putting together a portfolio of offsets?
-What is attractive about nature-based solutions in particular? How do we think about nature-based offsets versus forms of engineered removal/avoidance?
-What’s needed to increase corporate investment/trust in nature-based solutions?

This is a live podcast


Valerie Shen

Partner & Chief Operating Officer

G2 Venture Partners

Kate Wharton

Head of Natural Capital Advisory


Ida Hempel


Galvanize Climate Solutions

Julia Strong

Head of Business Development


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