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Grass-fed cows won't save the climate, report finds - Science Magazine

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 19:10

Science Magazine

Grass-fed cows won't save the climate, report finds
Science Magazine
Grass-fed cattle do contribute to CO2 sequestration, the international group concluded after sifting through more than 100 papers—but only under ideal conditions. When too many animals roam a field, they will trample plants and soil and impede carbon ...

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Paul Hawken headlines Marin County climate change program - Marin Independent Journal

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 18:38

Paul Hawken headlines Marin County climate change program
Marin Independent Journal
The fourth strategy involves local food and carbon sequestration. In February, the state Coastal Conservancy provided $200,000 to the Marin Resource Conservation District to implement carbon farming projects on up to 10 Marin ranches as part of the ...

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Separating rift from quartersaw hardwoods is on the docket at Wood Pro Expo - woodworkingnetwork.com

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 13:51

woodworkingnetwork.com

Separating rift from quartersaw hardwoods is on the docket at Wood Pro Expo
woodworkingnetwork.com
"I will give attendees a context for our present-day sustainable forestry practices and how it is a model for the world. I will talk about carbon sequestration and how American hardwoods are finding a place in 'green' building projects around the world ...

Could Agriculture Get Hit with a Carbon Tax? - agprofessional.com

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:14

agprofessional.com

Could Agriculture Get Hit with a Carbon Tax?
agprofessional.com
Climate policies that target agriculture and forests could lead to increased food prices, but reducing deforestation and increasing soil carbon sequestration in agriculture could significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions while avoiding risk to food ...
World Can Meet Growing Food Demands and Limit Warming to 1.5°C, Study SaysEcoWatch

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World Can Meet Growing Food Demands and Limit Warming to 1.5 ... - EcoWatch

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:45

EcoWatch

World Can Meet Growing Food Demands and Limit Warming to 1.5 ...
EcoWatch
Carbon emissions from agriculture can be significantly cut while still meeting the food demands of the world's growing population, a new study says.

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Win-win strategies for climate and food security - Phys.Org

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 05:06

Phys.Org

Win-win strategies for climate and food security
Phys.Org
Depending on the climate policy design, the researchers found that soil carbon sequestration on agricultural land could either deliver the same levels of greenhouse gas abatement in the land use sector at considerably lower calorie costs compared to a ...

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World can meet growing food demands and limit warming to 1.5C, study says - Carbon Brief

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 01:18

Carbon Brief

World can meet growing food demands and limit warming to 1.5C, study says
Carbon Brief
One “win-win” strategy outlined by the research is soil carbon sequestration, or the introduction of farming methods that encourage soil to absorb more carbon from the atmosphere. It is considered to be a “win-win” mitigation strategy because it can ...

Study to measure biofuels' impact on climate - The Times and Democrat

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 22:33

The Times and Democrat

Study to measure biofuels' impact on climate
The Times and Democrat
Quantifying the net impact that growing biomass feedstock for biofuel has on local temperature and carbon sequestration can aid the development of effective land-use policies and is the key of a new research project led by Clemson University scientist ...

Study to measure biofuels' impact on climate - Citizentribune

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 22:32

Study to measure biofuels' impact on climate
Citizentribune
Quantifying the net impact that growing biomass feedstock for biofuel has on local temperature and carbon sequestration can aid the development of effective land-use policies and is the key of a new research project led by Clemson University scientist ...

Win-win strategies for climate and food security - EurekAlert (press release)

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 21:03

EurekAlert (press release)

Win-win strategies for climate and food security
EurekAlert (press release)
Climate policies that target agriculture and forests could lead to increased food prices, but reducing deforestation and increasing soil carbon sequestration in agriculture could significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions while avoiding risk to food ...

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20 lakh willow trees to be axed in Kashmir - The Tribune

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 13:12

20 lakh willow trees to be axed in Kashmir
The Tribune
Romshoo said cutting down older willow trees would not make much difference to the area's ability to absorb carbon. "Several recent research studies indicate that the net carbon sequestration rates in trees decline with maturity," he said. Most of ...

Mangrove cover shows no significant increase 'despite plantation efforts' - DAWN.com

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 17:24

Mangrove cover shows no significant increase 'despite plantation efforts'
DAWN.com
They fight back global warming through carbon sequestration at a higher rate than any other ecosystems on a unit area basis; it is estimated that as much as 25.5bn tons of carbon are sequestered by mangroves annually,” it says. The mangroves in the ...

The reason why Kashmir's stunning Wular Lake is shrinking: Willow trees - Scroll.in

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 10:04

Scroll.in

The reason why Kashmir's stunning Wular Lake is shrinking: Willow trees
Scroll.in
Romshoo said cutting down older willow trees would not make much difference to the area's ability to absorb carbon. “Several recent research studies indicate that the net carbon sequestration rates in trees decline with maturity,” he said. Most of ...

Mining project in Leuser Ecosystem no longer has a valid permit - Mongabay.com

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 16:54

Mongabay.com

Mining project in Leuser Ecosystem no longer has a valid permit
Mongabay.com
The economic value of an intact Leuser ecosystem — in terms of flood and fire prevention, water supply, agro-ecology, tourism, carbon sequestration, and a host of other ecological services — has been estimated at US $22.3 billion dollars. That's ...

UConn Study: Connecticut's $4 Billion Ag Industry Carried by 'Green Industries' Not Crops - Patch.com

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 12:05

Patch.com

UConn Study: Connecticut's $4 Billion Ag Industry Carried by 'Green Industries' Not Crops
Patch.com
... ecosystem services, scenic views, and other non-market social benefits attributable directly to the state's agriculture, but does provide some preliminary estimates of the impact of agro-tourism and carbon sequestration attributable to Connecticut ...

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'Green Industries' Now Drive Connecticut Agriculture - UConn Today

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 08:44

UConn Today

'Green Industries' Now Drive Connecticut Agriculture
UConn Today
... ecosystem services, scenic views, and other non-market social benefits attributable directly to the state's agriculture, but does provide some preliminary estimates of the impact of agro-tourism and carbon sequestration attributable to Connecticut ...

Perry's Vision Of Nuclear Generator Movable By Cargo Plane Successfully Tested During Kennedy Admin - Forbes

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 06:22

Forbes

Perry's Vision Of Nuclear Generator Movable By Cargo Plane Successfully Tested During Kennedy Admin
Forbes
On Tuesday, there was a wide ranging symposium with talks about nuclear energy, wind, solar, biomass, hydroelectricity, carbon capture and sequestration and natural gas. Early in the day, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Secretary of the Interior ...

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Brexit and the challenges faced by farmers and rural communities - Financial Times

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 05:27

Financial Times

Brexit and the challenges faced by farmers and rural communities
Financial Times
The National Trust, among others, has proposed a review of agricultural policy that would remove direct support and incentivise farmers to create or maintain public benefits, such as access, healthy soils and carbon sequestration. But the future ...

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9th Sustainable Cleveland summit shows city's progress to a model green city: Mark Tercek (Opinion) - cleveland.com

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 13:20

cleveland.com

9th Sustainable Cleveland summit shows city's progress to a model green city: Mark Tercek (Opinion)
cleveland.com
... more, compared with manmade solutions, natural infrastructure often works better, costs less and appreciates in value over time -- all while providing a host of co-benefits like wildlife habitats, tourism and recreation opportunities, and carbon ...

Forest Service head sends pro-grazing message; not all Flagstaff ranchers agree - Arizona Daily Sun

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 11:09

Arizona Daily Sun

Forest Service head sends pro-grazing message; not all Flagstaff ranchers agree
Arizona Daily Sun
In studies conducted at the ranches by researchers at Northern Arizona University, moderate grazing was shown to result in more and healthier plant diversity and more carbon sequestration than no grazing or overgrazing, Krones said. But historically ...