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Vashon land preservation hits crucial point - Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 14:12

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Vashon land preservation hits crucial point
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
The advent of passenger-only service in the early 1990s certainly increased development on the north end. The intense migration to Seattle — currently more than 1,000 people each week — is spilling out in all directions. Of course, our parks and ...

Emails shed light on controversial DOE request to remove 'climate change' from abstracts - Science Magazine

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:57

Science Magazine

Emails shed light on controversial DOE request to remove 'climate change' from abstracts
Science Magazine
In August, Northeastern University associate professor Jennifer Bowen started a social media frenzy by posting a letter on Facebook from a DOE employee asking for the removal of climate language from her research summary on salt marsh carbon ...

Prairie Resilience: A Made-in-Saskatchewan Climate Change Strategy Brings Opportunities - Lexology

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 03:37

Prairie Resilience: A Made-in-Saskatchewan Climate Change Strategy Brings Opportunities
Lexology
The Saskatchewan Strategy references technology developments in agriculture such as zero-till or no-till practices which could become carbon sinks. In the past, emissions offsets from zero-till farming were aggregated in Saskatchewan and traded on the ...

Costa Rica paves the way for climate-smart agriculture - FreshPlaza

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 03:25

FreshPlaza

Costa Rica paves the way for climate-smart agriculture
FreshPlaza
While the Happy Planet Index ranks Costa Rica first in the world for environmentally-friendly practices, the country is also the world's number one producer of fertilizer-hungry pineapples. With the help of the IAEA and the Food and Agriculture ...

More frequent fires reduce soil carbon and fertility, slowing the regrowth of plants - Stanford University News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:32

Stanford University News

More frequent fires reduce soil carbon and fertility, slowing the regrowth of plants
Stanford University News
“You can imagine after only one year, fire wouldn't make much of a difference, but over multiple years and repeated burning, the lack of plant inputs into soils decreases carbon and nutrients,” said Pellegrini. “Plant productivity is what draws carbon ...

Next to Knowing Your Farmer, the Organic Label is the Best Way to Trust Your FoodSingle-Trait Label Claims Create ... - Markets Insider

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 06:16

Markets Insider

Next to Knowing Your Farmer, the Organic Label is the Best Way to Trust Your FoodSingle-Trait Label Claims Create ...
Markets Insider
Good pasture management practices also can promote carbon sequestration in the soil, which is a primary tool for reversing climate change. Animal welfare standards: humane animal handling practices keep food-producing animals healthy with low stress ...

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Next to Knowing Your Farmer, the Organic Label is the Best Way to Trust Your Food - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 06:00

GlobeNewswire (press release)

Next to Knowing Your Farmer, the Organic Label is the Best Way to Trust Your Food
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Good pasture management practices also can promote carbon sequestration in the soil, which is a primary tool for reversing climate change. Animal welfare standards: humane animal handling practices keep food-producing animals healthy with low stress ...

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OBX Field Site students research benefits of living shorelines - The Outer Banks Voice

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 04:42

OBX Field Site students research benefits of living shorelines
The Outer Banks Voice
According to the NC Department of Environmental Quality, 7% of North Carolina's estuarine shoreline is modified with either bulkheads or riprap revetments and is increasing with more interest in residential development along the estuarine shoreline ...

Transformation to wind and solar achievable with low indirect GHG emissions - Phys.Org

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 04:06

Transformation to wind and solar achievable with low indirect GHG emissions
Phys.Org
Different low carbon technologies including wind and solar energy, and fossil carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) differ greatly when it comes to indirect greenhouse gas emissions in their life cycle. This is the result of a comprehensive new study ...

CO2 in manufacturing sector – When, where and why? - gasworld

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 02:37

gasworld

CO2 in manufacturing sector – When, where and why?
gasworld
As to 'why', with CO2 in the manufacturing sector this returns to the ubiquitous nature of CO2 in everyday life, where it is used in improving and processing everyday foods, in the manufacture of everyday products used, through to the oil and natural ...

'Bastard child': Review of controversial emissions fund finds 'significant risk' - The Sydney Morning Herald

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:05

'Bastard child': Review of controversial emissions fund finds 'significant risk'
The Sydney Morning Herald
Some of the carbon offsets operating under a controversial $2.5 billion fund set up by the Abbott-Turnbull government are at "significant risk" from bushfires, according to a review by the Climate Change Authority. The audit of the Emissions Reduction ...

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Soil Power! The Dirty Way to a Green Planet - Asharq Al-awsat English

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 08:03

Soil Power! The Dirty Way to a Green Planet
Asharq Al-awsat English
Whendee Silver, an ecosystem ecologist at the University of California at Berkeley who is the project's lead scientist, calculated along with a colleague that if as little as 5 percent of California's grangelands was coated with one-quarter to one-half ...

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Power Failure: How utilities across the U.S. changed the rules to ... - Charleston Post Courier

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 07:36

Charleston Post Courier

Power Failure: How utilities across the U.S. changed the rules to ...
Charleston Post Courier
Over the past decade, state legislatures across the country rewrote rule books for how power companies pay for new power plants, shifting financial risks away from electric companies to you.

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How utility companies across the U.S. helped change rules so they ... - Charleston Post Courier

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 05:01

Charleston Post Courier

How utility companies across the U.S. helped change rules so they ...
Charleston Post Courier
Over the past decade, state legislatures across the country rewrote rule books for how power companies pay for new power plants, shifting financial risks away from electric companies to you.

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Bangladesh needs more to deliver on environmental governance - Newsnext Bangladesh

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 02:20

Newsnext Bangladesh

Bangladesh needs more to deliver on environmental governance
Newsnext Bangladesh
He lauded Bangladesh's social forestry as revolutionary and said increased forest cover resulted in more carbon sequestration in the country. Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Forest Dr. Nurul Qadir emphasized for frequent ...

Responsible logging good for the forest - Stowe Today

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 21:02

Responsible logging good for the forest
Stowe Today
Active forestry can benefit wildlife, forest composition and the environment at large. Gaps in mature forest canopies are beneficial for early successional species and the wildlife that depend on them. To the best of my understanding, small gaps and ...

Wyoming signs partnership with neighboring states and Canadian province for coal research - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 19:03

Casper Star-Tribune Online

Wyoming signs partnership with neighboring states and Canadian province for coal research
Casper Star-Tribune Online
The state, home to the largest open-pit coal mines in the country, has spent the last few years pushing carbon capture research to keep its coal sector viable against climate change regulations and market pressure. The legislature dropped $15 million ...

Wyoming signs partnership with neighboring states and Canadian province for coal research - KPVI News 6

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 19:03

KPVI News 6

Wyoming signs partnership with neighboring states and Canadian province for coal research
KPVI News 6
... North Dakota, Saskatchewan and Wyoming each have a history and a commitment to carbon capture, Begger said. Wyoming has the test center and ongoing study from the University of Wyoming's Carbon Engineering Initiative and its School of Energy ...

California Billionaire Tom Steyer Sees Oregon As Key Player In Climate Change Battle - KUOW News and Information

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 17:33

KUOW News and Information

California Billionaire Tom Steyer Sees Oregon As Key Player In Climate Change Battle
KUOW News and Information
The money would be spent on projects that promote carbon sequestration or invested in alternative energies or industries already harmed by climate change, such as the shellfish industry. More specific details of how the program would work and the money ...

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California Billionaire Tom Steyer Sees Oregon As Key Player In ... - KUOW News and Information

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 17:12

KUOW News and Information

California Billionaire Tom Steyer Sees Oregon As Key Player In ...
KUOW News and Information
California billionaire and environmental activist Tom Steyer is hoping Oregon will be the next state to fight the Trump administration's policies on.

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