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Episode 17

Creating Partners, Not Enemies in the Climate Fight

with Nizar Delbani,

Founder and Managing Partner, Doomsday Partners

In this episode of the Climate Rebels Podcast, Joel and Owen chat with Nizar Delbani, Founder and Managing Partner of Doomsday Partners. During the conversation, Nizar shares his story of coming from an oil and gas family and his move to renewable energy. The conversation includes the importance of creating partners in the oil and gas industry to create a more sustainable future, the importance of transitioning from fossil fuels to renewables, the value of net zero buildings, Doomsday's approach to combating climate change, and more.

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Highlights from this week’s conversation include:

  • Science corner segment: LK-99 Superconductor (3:18)
  • What makes Nizar a Climate Rebel? (9:50)
  • Nizar’s shift from an oil and gas background to renewable energy (13:16)
  • Bringing partners in oil and gas into a net zero future (19:10)
  • The value of net zero buildings (22:56)
  • The mission and founding of Doomsday Partners (29:13)
  • Agrovoltaic Deployments (35:32)
  • Financial benefits of solar farms (38:02)
  • China’s effective deployment of renewable energy strategies (40:26)
  • What’s next for Doomsday Partners? (46:07)
  • Connecting with Nizar and Doomsday (48:51)

The Climate Rebels Podcast is presented by Rayven. The climate conversation has never been hotter. As disruptors in this space, we’re hungry to find solutions to the challenges our planet faces. We celebrate the doers, those taking action against climate change and executing on their vision for a better future. You’ll hear from us, as well as leaders in science, tech, and business, as we all take steps to decrease carbon and reach net zero. The tone will be edgy, authentic, optimistic and unafraid to call out BS. Thanks for joining the conversation. Be part of the revolution at