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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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Study says grass-fed beef isn't better for the planet - Treehugger

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 05:03

Treehugger

Study says grass-fed beef isn't better for the planet
Treehugger
Under perfect circumstances, grazing cattle do sequester carbon, but most of the time that's not the case. Sourcing grassfed beef for your dinner table will not fight climate change. There is a belief held by some farmers and environmentally-conscious ...

Reducing emissions through innovative design: Diane Hoskins, Co-CEO, Gensler - The Climate Group

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 03:39

Reducing emissions through innovative design: Diane Hoskins, Co-CEO, Gensler
The Climate Group
That's also enough power to provide 1.6 million homes with electricity for one year or the equivalent carbon sequestration from 10 million acres of US forest. “We can do this, we can make an impact on this challenge of CO2,” says Diane Hoskins in the ...

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Can permaculture reverse climate change? - Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 03:15

Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

Can permaculture reverse climate change?
Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)
Today, they are productive and fully utilise renewable energy and off-grid sanitation. I realised that permaculture practices can help achieve so much, including sequestering carbon, making biochar, running farm-based enterprises, and growing food ...

Diversity of large animals plays an important role in carbon cycle - Gears Of Biz

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 02:51

Gears Of Biz

Diversity of large animals plays an important role in carbon cycle
Gears Of Biz
The findings are based on more than a million records of animal sightings and activity collected by 340 indigenous technicians in the Amazon during more than three years of environmental surveys, coordinated by ecologist Jose Fragoso and supported by ...

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Standing on SUCCESS - Lab News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 01:00

Lab News

Standing on SUCCESS
Lab News
Demolition wastes present an abundant source of calcium which is a key requirement for inorganic carbon sequestration which makes these brownfield sites ideal. Dissolution of photosynthesised CO2 into ground water results in carbonate or bicarbonate ...

The war on coal is over… sort of - West Virginia MetroNews

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 22:31

The New Yorker

The war on coal is over… sort of
West Virginia MetroNews
Former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy tried to sidestep the contention that the rule would make it impossible to build a coal-fired power plant in the future by arguing on behalf of viability of carbon capture technology. “We believe carbon ...
Ohioans split by party line on Trump's override of Obama Clean Power PlanThe-review

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Ohioans split by party line on Trump's override of Obama Clean Power Plan - The-review

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:27

Ohioans split by party line on Trump's override of Obama Clean Power Plan
The-review
“Rob believes that Congress should work together to both reduce carbon emissions and protect American jobs,” she said. “That's why he's led on energy efficiency legislation and carbon capture & sequestration legislation — both of which will create ...

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Where do your reps in DC stand on the Clean Power Plan override? - The Columbus Dispatch

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 15:18

Where do your reps in DC stand on the Clean Power Plan override?
The Columbus Dispatch
“Rob believes that Congress should work together to both reduce carbon emissions and protect American jobs,” she said. “That's why he's led on energy efficiency legislation and carbon capture & sequestration legislation — both of which will create ...

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Off-city resettlement and climate change policy - Inquirer.net

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 15:07

Off-city resettlement and climate change policy
Inquirer.net
Aside from altering local weather patterns by enhancing urban heat island effect, built-up areas also reduce natural carbon sequestration. Runoff water from these resettlement sites, located in higher areas, could also inundate low-lying areas; much of ...

Debut of new video series on Berkeley's climate change impact - UC Berkeley

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:49

UC Berkeley

Debut of new video series on Berkeley's climate change impact
UC Berkeley
In their talks, the Berkeley researchers address issues such as how to verify climate treaties, the future of carbon sequestration, superdikes to deal with rising sea levels, the future of farming and the connections among biodiversity loss, human ...