E21 CDR Law with Dr. Wil Burns

In this episode OpenAir is excited to host Dr. Wil Burns, one of the world’s leading experts on carbon removal governance, law, and policy to teach us about the numerous legal and regulatory issues that must be addressed as we look to demonstrate, deploy, and scale new CDR pathways.

Hosted by Jamie Rogers and Megha Raghavan.


Dr. Wil Burns is a Visiting Professor in the Environmental Policy & Culture Program at Northwestern, and also teaches in the Masters of Science in Energy Sustainability program in the Department of Engineering. Prior to this, he served as Founding Co-Director of the Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy at American University’s School of International Service in Washington, DC. He also served as President of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences, as well as a Senior Research Fellow for the Centre for International Governance Innovation. For more about Wil, including his CV and a list of the many publications he has authored or edited, click here.