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Imagine a Puerto Rico Recovery Designed by Puerto Ricans - The Intercept

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 07:22

The Intercept

Imagine a Puerto Rico Recovery Designed by Puerto Ricans
The Intercept
... there was a growing movement to break this cycle by reviving local agriculture through farming methods, such as “agroecology,” that draw on both indigenous knowledge and modern technology (and include the added bonus of carbon sequestration).

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Could fungi provide an alternative to palm oil? - Mongabay.com

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:08

Mongabay.com

Could fungi provide an alternative to palm oil?
Mongabay.com
“It's taking away the carbon sequestration capacity from a ton of soil,” Valencia said. In this sense, “palm is a bigger threat to our ecosystem than oil,” especially since future projections show that demand for the product is likely to rise, she ...

Organic Matter Holds Clues to Soil Health - Lancaster Farming

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:33

Lancaster Farming

Organic Matter Holds Clues to Soil Health
Lancaster Farming
Labile organic matter is the portion of organic carbon that can be readily decomposed by soil organisms. The rest is stable organic matter, which takes a longer time to decompose. Most of the carbon sequestration is in the stable portion, which is also ...

Planters pitch for a national policy to stay afloat - Hindu Business Line

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:55

Planters pitch for a national policy to stay afloat
Hindu Business Line
... forest area in Kerala and the main reason for increase in forest cover is due to commercial plantations. Plantation provides the highest tree canopy density among cultivated crops. Rubber provides highest carbon sequestration among the cultivated ...

Why We Need Negative Emissions Technology—But It's No Silver Bullet - Singularity Hub

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:53

Singularity Hub

Why We Need Negative Emissions Technology—But It's No Silver Bullet
Singularity Hub
As emissions remain high, experts are starting to accept that we'll need to deploy some form of carbon capture technology to keep the world below two degrees Celsius of warming (the aim of the Paris agreement and generally considered to be the level ...

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Equipment upgrades to propel scientific discovery, boost Clemson students' experience - Clemson Newsstand

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:09

Clemson Newsstand

Equipment upgrades to propel scientific discovery, boost Clemson students' experience
Clemson Newsstand
It will allow the researchers to open new areas of research by studying mechanisms of antioxidants, new materials, nanoparticle toxicity as well as soil carbon sequestration, biochemistry and applications to synthesis of new chemical compounds,” he said.

More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions: study - The Nation

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 04:49

The Nation

More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions: study
The Nation
Planting more trees, farming more sustainably and conserving wetlands could significantly slash the amount of carbon emissions that humanity spews into the atmosphere through fossil fuel use, researchers said Monday. Better land use could reduce carbon ...

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USDA seeks applications to protect, restore wetlands - The Montgomery Herald

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 04:29

USDA seeks applications to protect, restore wetlands
The Montgomery Herald
Restored wetlands provide an abundance of benefits including, but not limited to: enhancing habitat for migratory birds and other wetland-dependent wildlife, improving water quality, flood prevention, increasing carbon sequestration and providing ...

Earth Today | Soils aren't dirt - Local scientist urges priority for healthly land use - Jamaica Gleaner

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:19

Jamaica Gleaner

Earth Today | Soils aren't dirt - Local scientist urges priority for healthly land use
Jamaica Gleaner
"When managed sustainably, soils can play an important role in climate change mitigation by storing carbon (carbon sequestration) and decreasing greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere," reads the article published in the year that was designated ...

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More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions: study - The Sun Daily

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:51

The Sun Daily

More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions: study
The Sun Daily
"The results are provocative: first, because of the magnitude of potential carbon sequestration from nature, and second, because we need natural climate solutions in tandem with rapid fossil fuel emissions cuts to beat climate change," he said.
New Study Finds Nature is Vital to Beating Climate ChangeThe Nature Conservancy

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How to Keep Track of Climate Change - Growing Produce

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 09:49

Growing Produce

How to Keep Track of Climate Change
Growing Produce
Among the many, many tools and resources developed, maintained, supported, or compiled by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are a wide variety of references and planning assistance applications related to carbon sequestration ...

New Report of Carbon Sequestration Market Share, Growth by Top Company, Region, Application, Driver, Trends ... - satPRnews (press release)

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 06:06

New Report of Carbon Sequestration Market Share, Growth by Top Company, Region, Application, Driver, Trends ...
satPRnews (press release)
Global Carbon Sequestration Market latest research report provides in-depth analysis of definitions, classifications, applications and Carbon Sequestration Industry chain structure forecast until 2022. The report also consists of development trends ...

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Unique challenge, achieved: Use as much Idaho wood, as little Idaho energy, as possible. - Idaho Statesman

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:17

Idaho Statesman

Unique challenge, achieved: Use as much Idaho wood, as little Idaho energy, as possible.
Idaho Statesman
Likewise, in the last 25 years the use of wood in construction has come to the forefront of sustainable practices and advanced engineering and is possibly the best single method to provide carbon sequestration (sustainability) the AEC industry has ...

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Malcolm Turnbull's national energy guarantee plan masks a carbon price - The Sydney Morning Herald

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:21

Malcolm Turnbull's national energy guarantee plan masks a carbon price
The Sydney Morning Herald
Given the large opportunities for carbon sequestration and other projects in Australia that could supply low-cost carbon credits, this country may even become an exporter of such market instruments to the benefit of land users and other ventures here, ...

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Climate change lecture at URI's Bay Campus, Oct. 18 - URI Today (press release)

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 09:17

URI Today (press release)

Climate change lecture at URI's Bay Campus, Oct. 18
URI Today (press release)
Yager says her research shows a connection between the melting ice sheet and iron to support plankton productivity. Other work involves carbon sequestration by microbial communities in the Amazon River plume. Carbon sequestration is the storage of ...

Farms, ranches, greenhouse gases - St. George Daily Spectrum

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 08:05

Farms, ranches, greenhouse gases
St. George Daily Spectrum
The Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL) is identifying farms across the country practicing regenerative agriculture and incentives are being considered for carbon sequestration farming in the New York legislature. CCL is also encouraging a local, state and ...

Forage And Carbon - BlackburnNews.com

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 07:23

Forage And Carbon
BlackburnNews.com
“Perennial forage crops contribute significant carbon sequestration benefits to Canadian society,” said CFGA executive director Cedric MacLeod. “They help reduce carbon because their root systems can store up to 2.7 times more carbon than annual crops, ...

Scott Pruitt's quest to kill Obama's climate regulations is deeply shady — and legally vulnerable - Vox

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 07:00

Vox

Scott Pruitt's quest to kill Obama's climate regulations is deeply shady — and legally vulnerable
Vox
(Side note: Even if courts accept Pruitt's fenceline interpretation, there are inside-fenceline options to reduce coal-plant emissions — think co-firing with biomass, or attaching carbon sequestration — that are quite stringent. If Pruitt issues the ...
Proposal to roll back Clean Power Plan is long overdueThe Exponent Telegram (press release) (blog)

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More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions: study - News24

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 04:36

News24

More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions: study
News24
Miami - Planting more trees, farming more sustainably and conserving wetlands could significantly slash the amount of carbon emissions that humanity spews into the atmosphere through fossil fuel use, researchers said on Monday. Better land use could ...
New Study Finds Nature is Vital to Beating Climate Change | The ...The Nature Conservancy
Better Land Use Vital to Beating Climate ChangeCourthouse News Service

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Adding organic matter to soil has a limited effect on water holding capacity - Phys.Org

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 04:14

Phys.Org

Adding organic matter to soil has a limited effect on water holding capacity
Phys.Org
Sequestering carbon in the soil via the addition of organic matter has been widely promoted for the mitigation of climate change. Enhancing soil organic matter can improve soil quality, i.e., increasing nutrient retention, improving soil structure ...