Ten projects from around the world receive $25,000 each for reducing greenhouse gas emissions or promoting carbon uptake
ASPEN, Colo., July 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Winners at tonight’s star-studded 2020 Keeling Curve Prize Awards Ceremony included projects that turn carbon dioxide into stone, bring solar energy to rural Africa, and expand access to electric vehicle charging stations. CBS News meteorologist Jeff Berardelli and supermodel, actress and entrepreneur Amber Valletta co-hosted the event; presenters included Chef José Andrés and renowned environmentalist Bill McKibben. Grammy Award winner KT Tunstall performed, and an inspirational video by singer/songwriter Rocky Dawuni closed out the show.
The celebration streamed on Peril and Promise, a cross-platform public media initiative from WNET in New York reporting on the human stories of climate change; as well as on the Keeling Curve Prize’s Facebook page and the NowThis News Facebook page.
Each year, the Keeling Curve…