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Sabic hosts regional sustainability meeting - Gulf Digital News

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 23:38

Gulf Digital News

Sabic hosts regional sustainability meeting
Gulf Digital News
Saudi Arabia's Sabic, a global leader in diversified chemicals, hosted the regional meeting of the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum for the Middle East and South Africa at the Sabic Academy in Riyadh on October 25 and 26. The Forum was attended ...

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Trees That Feed Foundation delivers 2500 books to schools - Jamaica Gleaner

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 22:18

Jamaica Gleaner

Trees That Feed Foundation delivers 2500 books to schools
Jamaica Gleaner
Each 40-page book, titled Plant a Tree and Good Things Happen, has sections focusing on the benefits of having fruit trees, including nutritious food, shade, carbon sequestration, soil retention, and an improved local economy. As the children colour ...

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Looking at Landcare | Conference Time - Forbes Advocate

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 21:07

Forbes Advocate

Looking at Landcare | Conference Time
Forbes Advocate
Guy Webb spoke about the Soil C Quest project and launched their crowdfunding campaign to assist with funds to undertake testing for a soil carbon inoculum capable of rapid and secure soil carbon sequestration into farming and improved pasture soils.

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Sabic hosts regional sustainability meeting - Trade Arabia

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 18:25

Trade Arabia

Sabic hosts regional sustainability meeting
Trade Arabia
Saudi Arabia's Sabic, a global leader in diversified chemicals, hosted the regional meeting of the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum for the Middle East and South Africa at the Sabic Academy in Riyadh on October 25 and 26. The Forum was attended ...

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Hot on the heels of the swearing in of NZ's new Government, Nirmal Nair looks at some international items on ... - Interest.co.nz

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 15:02

Interest.co.nz

Hot on the heels of the swearing in of NZ's new Government, Nirmal Nair looks at some international items on ...
Interest.co.nz
NZ to start-up large scale forestation campaign aligned to “carbon-sink” strategies. In European countries that have largely renewable electricity generation, the focus is around forestation, rather than carbon sequestration which is the target for ...

Agroforestry: An increasingly popular solution for a hot, hungry world - Mongabay.com

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 14:09

Mongabay.com

Agroforestry: An increasingly popular solution for a hot, hungry world
Mongabay.com
Agroforestry mitigates climate change through carbon sequestration and also benefits biodiversity, water cycling, food security, and more. This is the first in a yearlong series about farmers and communities implementing agroforestry worldwide. At ...

Looking at Landcare | Conference Time - Parkes Champion-Post

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 14:06

Parkes Champion-Post

Looking at Landcare | Conference Time
Parkes Champion-Post
Guy Webb spoke about the Soil C Quest project and launched their crowdfunding campaign to assist with funds to undertake testing for a soil carbon inoculum capable of rapid and secure soil carbon sequestration into farming and improved pasture soils.

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CCA Report: A busy September - Canadian Cattlemen

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 11:54

Canadian Cattlemen

CCA Report: A busy September
Canadian Cattlemen
Keeping grasslands that are utilized by cattle intact also provides public goods such as carbon sequestration, wildlife habitat, increased biodiversity and improved water quality. Recognizing that raising cattle and supplying beef to consumers can play ...

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Climate change roundtable at KPL next month - ObserverXtra

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 09:46

ObserverXtra

Climate change roundtable at KPL next month
ObserverXtra
Among the speakers will be Maren Oelbermann of the University of Waterloo School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability, who'll discuss the use of remediation methods such as using soil to sequester carbon. Lloyd Helferty of Biochar Consulting ...

Battelle Completes 15-Year CO2 Storage Project at Mountaineer ... - Digital Journal

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 09:34

Battelle Completes 15-Year CO2 Storage Project at Mountaineer ...
Digital Journal
commercial, coal-fired power plant has concluded, more than 15 years.

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Storage Project at Mountaineer Power Plant - Business Wire (press release)

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 09:30

Storage Project at Mountaineer Power Plant
Business Wire (press release)
Battelle started the carbon capture and storage (CCS) research project at the American Electric Power (AEP) Mountaineer Plant in New Haven, West Virginia in 2002 with research funding from the United States Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy ...

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Book proposes 80 ways to cut carbon emissions - The Register-Guard

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 19:15

The Register-Guard

Book proposes 80 ways to cut carbon emissions
The Register-Guard
Protecting and restoring them will reduce emissions and enable greater carbon sequestration. Globally, this can cut emissions by 22.61 gigatons. I have serious concerns about some of the proposed solutions, such as more nuclear power. But most seem ...

Putting a value on forages - Canadian Cattlemen

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 11:18

Canadian Cattlemen

Putting a value on forages
Canadian Cattlemen
Perennial forages play an environmental role with the ability to reduce carbon — their root systems can store up to 2.7 times more carbon than annual crops. Carbon is sequestered deeper in the ground and because less ploughing is done on forage and ...

What's a meat-loving environmentalist to do? - The Montgomery Herald

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 04:14

The Montgomery Herald

What's a meat-loving environmentalist to do?
The Montgomery Herald
But for years beef industry defenders have pointed to the “carbon sequestration” benefits of grazing cattle on grasslands as an environmental justification for continuing to raise and sell livestock. According to the theory, grasslands around the world ...

Call for more planting of trees, more use of timber - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 21:32

Call for more planting of trees, more use of timber
New Zealand Herald
The Wood Council's chairman Brian Stanley said there was already a drive from the top for more plantings, a greater thrust for forestry in regional development and a commitment to use trees for carbon sequestration. "[However] the missing link though ...

GEORGE: Why are we still arguing about climate change? - InfoTel News Ltd

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 13:05

GEORGE: Why are we still arguing about climate change?
InfoTel News Ltd
Combined with warming oceans, which are thought to have led to a 40 per cent decrease in phytoplankton since 1950, acidification can lead to an increasing rate of acidification, a lowering in the rate of carbon sequestration, and a decrease in the ...

Farmer sequestering carbon for better soil health - Post-Bulletin

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 11:00

Post-Bulletin

Farmer sequestering carbon for better soil health
Post-Bulletin
Snater, a member of the LSP's soil health team, said that while the benefits of adding carbon to the soil — essentially a form of carbon sequestration — has a positive effect in the battle against climate change, it is important to let farmers ...

Book Review: The Age of Sustainability - Enterprise Irregulars (blog)

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 10:15

Enterprise Irregulars (blog)

Book Review: The Age of Sustainability
Enterprise Irregulars (blog)
He covers wide ground when it comes to energy – the role of albedo in deflecting solar radiation, carbon sequestration, the limits to hyrdo and nuclear power growth, the risks that come with fracking, the concept of “peak oil”. He is also realistic ...

UC Berkeley taps former National Park Service director to lead new parks institute - UC Berkeley

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 07:03

UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley taps former National Park Service director to lead new parks institute
UC Berkeley
... management of biodiversity in the face of climate change, introduced species and other threats, and assess how protected land contributes to the health of the economy and the health of the planet, including carbon sequestration and ecosystem services.

The 1st Costa Rican Satellite Will Be in Space Soon - The Costa Rica News

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 05:07

The Costa Rica News

The 1st Costa Rican Satellite Will Be in Space Soon
The Costa Rica News
The Irazú Project aims to develop a scientific mission that allows Costa Rican researchers to gather information and data related to the national effort to mitigate carbon monoxide (CO2) emissions through carbon sequestration in the forests. To achieve ...