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

Google Carbon Sequestration - 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

Google Carbon Sequestration - 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

Google Carbon Sequestration - 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 ...

New study explores climate change, pandas - Yale Daily News (blog)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 23:49

New study explores climate change, pandas
Yale Daily News (blog)
Published on Oct. 5, the paper examined the amount of carbon sequestration, or removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, in more than 60 giant panda nature reserves in China. Researchers then compared the carbon density in the organic matter of ...

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More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions - study - New Vision

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 22:20

New Vision

More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions - study
New Vision
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 ...
New study finds nature is vital to beating climate change - Phys.orgPhys.Org
Better Land Use Vital to Beating Climate ChangeCourthouse News Service

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More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions: study - Geo News, Pakistan

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 20:24

Geo News, Pakistan

More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions: study
Geo News, Pakistan
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 ...
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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More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions, study shows - Malay Mail Online

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 17:32

More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions, study shows
Malay Mail Online
“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. — AFP- ...

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New Study Finds Nature is Vital to Beating Climate Change - The Nature Conservancy

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:18

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New Study Finds Nature is Vital to Beating Climate Change
The Nature Conservancy
This new study underlines the importance of nature, and especially trees and soils, as support for carbon sequestration through the cycle of plants based on photosynthesis. Promoting carbon sequestration in soils, with adapted agricultural and forestry ...
More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions: studyYahoo Singapore News
Better Land Use Vital to Beating Climate ChangeCourthouse News Service

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Denver mayor resists green roof measure - Construction Dive

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 07:44

Denver mayor resists green roof measure
Construction Dive
They also help insulate a building, helping to save money on energy bills. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, other benefits include the creation of new habitats for birds and other species, carbon sequestration and storage and ...

World's first "negative emission" power plant turns CO2 into stone - New Atlas

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 18:45

New Atlas

World's first "negative emission" power plant turns CO2 into stone
New Atlas
Carbon sequestration, where CO2 is captured and stored in underground reservoirs, has been the source of much controversy in recent years. An MIT study from 2015 suggested that prior sequestration processes have not been especially effective. So while ...

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Clean coal's future, Wyoming push for carbon capture continues under new Administration - Citizentribune

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 16:06

Clean coal's future, Wyoming push for carbon capture continues under new Administration
Citizentribune
“There's no market for carbon capture and sequestration if there's no policy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions,” said Trevor Houser, a partner at the Rhodium Group, an international policy research firm. “If you are a coal fired power plant and there ...

Clean coal's future, Wyoming push for carbon capture continues under new Administration - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 16:01

Casper Star-Tribune Online

Clean coal's future, Wyoming push for carbon capture continues under new Administration
Casper Star-Tribune Online
“There's no market for carbon capture and sequestration if there's no policy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions,” said Trevor Houser, a partner at the Rhodium Group, an international policy research firm. “If you are a coal fired power plant and there ...

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Utah should incentivize carbon-farming practices - The Herald Journal

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 15:57

Utah should incentivize carbon-farming practices
The Herald Journal
If all cropland in the U.S. was farmed using regenerative practices, the greenhouse gas reduction would be equivalent to eliminating nearly 90 percent of our country's cars. And now incentives are being considered for carbon sequestration farming programs.

New report gives the lay of the land on grazing livestock's climate impact - domain-B

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 05:04

New report gives the lay of the land on grazing livestock's climate impact
domain-B
Ruminating on cattle, grazing systems, methane, nitrous oxide, the soil carbon sequestration question - and what it all means for greenhouse gas emissions is written by Dr Tara Garnett of the Food Climate Research Network at the University of Oxford ...

Have you come across these words recently and wondered what they meant? Don't worry, we'll explain them for you - The Hindu

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 00:40

The Hindu

Have you come across these words recently and wondered what they meant? Don't worry, we'll explain them for you
The Hindu
Die-off: You may have come across this term often in the context of coral bleaching events. A severe decline in a population of organisms over a period of time is called a die-off. Carbon Sequestration: The terms refers to the act of putting into long ...

First 'negative emissions plant' that turns ambient CO2 into stone switches on in Iceland - ZME Science

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 10:22

ZME Science

First 'negative emissions plant' that turns ambient CO2 into stone switches on in Iceland
ZME Science
Up until now, volcanic CO2 was captured from hot water tapped at the Hellisheidi geothermal power plant and then injected back into the Icelandic basalt from which it emanated. Now, CarbFix 2 is taking carbon sequestration to the next level by ...
CarbFix project in Iceland successfully turns carbon emissionsTdnews

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There's something special in the soil - ithaca.com

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 04:21

ithaca.com

There's something special in the soil
ithaca.com
The particular blend being laid on the Commons was a soil called Ithaca Blend, one tailor made for the Ithaca climate blended with a material called biochar: a carbon sequestration strategy contained in the soil that influences the amount of carbon ...

Climeworks joins project to trap carbon dioxide in rocks - Chemical & Engineering News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 10:37

Chemical & Engineering News

Climeworks joins project to trap carbon dioxide in rocks
Chemical & Engineering News
Coupling Climeworks' direct air capture technology with carbon sequestration is exciting because it could potentially produce negative emissions, meaning the permanent removal of CO2 from the atmosphere, says Giana Amador, managing director of the ...

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Pastoralists demand carbon farm action - The West Australian

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 22:59

The West Australian

Pastoralists demand carbon farm action
The West Australian
Mr Hastie had also delivered a petition earlier in the year to Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan calling for the State Government to develop a framework to allow for the issue and management of carbon sequestration rights in the rangelands, which ...

South Carolina forest landowners learn about carbon market - Clemson Newsstand

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 09:21

Clemson Newsstand

South Carolina forest landowners learn about carbon market
Clemson Newsstand
Forests can help reduce carbon dioxide levels by providing carbon sequestration, when leaves and roots absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and the ground. Carbon dioxide is stored in the leaves, limbs, roots and soil. Trees and plants use carbon ...

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