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Wealth redistribution and population management are the only logical way forward - The Guardian

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 03:33

The Guardian

Wealth redistribution and population management are the only logical way forward
The Guardian
Nevertheless, in the absence of effective carbon sequestration technologies, reducing fossil fuel use remains essential to avoid catastrophic climate change. Resolving this energy-climate conundrum will require major conservation efforts, the ...

Climate Change - SitNews

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 22:28

Climate Change
SitNews
Old school thinking is out the door as standing trees are used for carbon sequestration and a valuable deposit of coal will not be mined and burned. TCS held a climate action party on April 30. New members have suggestions for our community. Hopefully ...

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Trump's clean energy agenda fueled by Chinese coal - Washington Examiner

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 22:17

Washington Examiner

Trump's clean energy agenda fueled by Chinese coal
Washington Examiner
"The U.S. and China have been really leading in terms of CCUS project deployment, and I think that it is important that effort continue, specifically the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum effort, which is a ministerial level initiative," she said ...

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Sequestering blue carbon through better management of coastal ecosystems - Phys.Org

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 01:31

Phys.Org

Sequestering blue carbon through better management of coastal ecosystems
Phys.Org
Researchers are learning how to increase the sequestration of the blue carbon. Historically, resource managers have relied on best-management practices to protect and restore vegetated coastal habitats. Researchers now theorize that incorporating ...

Sequestering blue carbon through better management of coastal ecosystems - EurekAlert (press release)

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 14:54

EurekAlert (press release)

Sequestering blue carbon through better management of coastal ecosystems
EurekAlert (press release)
Three key environmental processes influence blue carbon sequestration: nutrient inputs, bioturbation and hydrology. When these processes are altered by human actions, such as eutrophication of coastal ecosystems, it can result in large amounts of CO2 ...

Study looks at marine carbon in last steps toward sequestration - Xinhua

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 18:33

Study looks at marine carbon in last steps toward sequestration
Xinhua
SAN FRANCISCO, May 18 (Xinhua) -- New research explains how an ancient group of cells in the dark ocean wrings the last bit of energy from carbon molecules resistant to breakdown, enabling the ocean to sequester massive amounts of carbon in the form ...

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Soil Health Institute releases action plan - Agri-Pulse

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 16:16

Agri-Pulse

Soil Health Institute releases action plan
Agri-Pulse
Desired outcomes: This research will result in improved water quality through increased nutrient use efficiency and reduced nutrient losses, increased climate change mitigation through reduced greenhouse gas emissions and increased carbon sequestration ...

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Report: 5 steps to accelerate citywide organics collection in Denver - Waste Dive

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 07:46

Report: 5 steps to accelerate citywide organics collection in Denver
Waste Dive
As noted in the report, composting also has the additional benefits of carbon sequestration and improving soil quality. ​Figuring out how to pay for the start-up costs involved in a large-scale curbside collection program can be difficult and even some ...

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Claim that Calif. trees are 'net emitters' steals the show - E&E News

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 07:32

Claim that Calif. trees are 'net emitters' steals the show
E&E News
The idea that the growing number of dead trees has a role in the carbon cycle isn't new. In fact, the Sierra Nevada Conservancy has said it has long-term implications for carbon sequestration and has worked with the Forest Service to boost restoration ...

Study illuminates fate of marine carbon in last steps toward sequestration - Phys.Org

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 12:20

Phys.Org

Study illuminates fate of marine carbon in last steps toward sequestration
Phys.Org
Stephen Giovannoni, OSU distinguished professor of microbiology, said that near the ocean surface, the DOM carbon goes unconsumed because the cost of harvesting the resources is too high. Currents transport the "recalcitrant" forms of DOM that remain ...

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Cow-calf commentary: Ag and greenhouse gasses - The Business Farmer

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:13

Cow-calf commentary: Ag and greenhouse gasses
The Business Farmer
... billions of dollars to reduce man-made CO2 emissions. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency labeled CO2 as a pollutant, and there was a decade-long flirtation with carbon sequestration and carbon credit trading on the Chicago Climate Exchange.

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Study illuminates fate of marine carbon in last steps toward sequestration Oregon State University - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 10:03

Study illuminates fate of marine carbon in last steps toward sequestration Oregon State University
EurekAlert (press release)
CORVALLIS, Ore. - The ocean sequesters massive amounts of carbon in the form of "dissolved organic matter," and new research explains how an ancient group of cells in the dark ocean wrings the last bit of energy from carbon molecules resistant to ...

A climate change solution beneath our feet - Washington Post

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 07:52

Washington Post

A climate change solution beneath our feet
Washington Post
A well-fed army of microbes can go to work strengthening the soil so it can grow more food, hold more water, break down pollutants, prevent erosion and, yes, sequester carbon. “I love the word 'sequestration,'” said Scow, who thinks the word is ...

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Will Trump ditch or endorse the Paris climate deal? - Agri-Pulse

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 16:57

Agri-Pulse

Will Trump ditch or endorse the Paris climate deal?
Agri-Pulse
Calling on Trump to endorse the Paris agreement, he writes that “the agreement presents a tremendous opportunity for U.S. agriculture, which can offer major reductions in GHGs (greenhouse gases) through the soil carbon sequestration that comes from ...

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Out of Hear: Neatness counts - Sonoma West

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 16:24

Out of Hear: Neatness counts
Sonoma West
On the other hand, this great leafing out along the riparian corridor has benefits other than providing shade and carbon sequestration. Dense vegetation hides a multitude of sins. It makes litter invisible and screens out homeless camps. The homeless ...

The Long Term Effects Of Carbon Capture Technology - Forbes

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 11:51

Forbes

The Long Term Effects Of Carbon Capture Technology
Forbes
Most of the CO2 which is sequestered is being used in enhanced oil recovery. That's the process of pumping CO2 down into tapped out oil wells to liquefy sludge and drive it to the other end of the field so it can be pumped out. When the oil is pumped ...

The Long Term Effects Of Carbon Capture Technology - Forbes

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 11:51

Forbes

The Long Term Effects Of Carbon Capture Technology
Forbes
Most of the CO2 which is sequestered is being used in enhanced oil recovery. That's the process of pumping CO2 down into tapped out oil wells to liquefy sludge and drive it to the other end of the field so it can be pumped out. When the oil is pumped ...

Closer look by NAU finds mixed results for intensive grazing - Arizona Daily Sun

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 10:35

Arizona Daily Sun

Closer look by NAU finds mixed results for intensive grazing
Arizona Daily Sun
Nancy Johnson, left, a soil ecologist at Northern Arizona University and Aradhana Roberts, a research specialist at NAU, kneel among grasses and shrubs at one of their research plots on the Flying M Ranch southeast of Flagstaff. The two worked on a ...

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A Lesson in Carbon Sequestering: How Dirt Can Help Save the Climate - The Nonprofit Quarterly (registration)

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 08:49

The Nonprofit Quarterly (registration)

A Lesson in Carbon Sequestering: How Dirt Can Help Save the Climate
The Nonprofit Quarterly (registration)
We know that farming contributes to climate change: large-scale mechanization, monocultures, chemical fertilizers, and other practices disrupt natural cycles. But did you know that the simple act of harvesting plants for food affects how much carbon is ...

Closer look by NAU find mixed results for intensive grazing - Arizona Daily Sun

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 06:07

Arizona Daily Sun

Closer look by NAU find mixed results for intensive grazing
Arizona Daily Sun
Nancy Johnson, left, a soil ecologist at Northern Arizona University and Aradhana Roberts, a research specialist at NAU, kneel among grasses and shrubs at one of their research plots on the Flying M Ranch southeast of Flagstaff. The two worked on a ...