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Talk to focus on health of world's oceans - Ventura County Star

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 06:31

Ventura County Star

Talk to focus on health of world's oceans
Ventura County Star
Topics of the “Oceans in Peril” talk will include soil carbon sequestration, marine permaculture and kelp restoration. His presentation will begin at 7 p.m. at the Ojai Retreat, 160 Besant Road, on the hill above the Ranch House Restaurant in the Ojai ...

Blow for 'grass fed' beef as new report suggests it's part of the climate problem not solution - Independent.ie

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 05:33

Independent.ie

Blow for 'grass fed' beef as new report suggests it's part of the climate problem not solution
Independent.ie
Key findings include the observation that while grazing of grass-fed animals can boost the sequestration of carbon in some locally specific circumstances, that effect is time-limited, reversible, and at the global level, substantially outweighed by the ...

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The Bad Bet That Undid Rotterdam's Fight Against Climate Change - Next City

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 04:08

Next City

The Bad Bet That Undid Rotterdam's Fight Against Climate Change
Next City
In approving the new coal plants, the Dutch cabinet had required certain measures to mitigate the plants' emissions. One of those measures was the inclusion of experimental new power plant technology called Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS).

UW scientists part of regional $6 million biofuel, carbon capture modeling project - Fence Post

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 16:18

UW scientists part of regional $6 million biofuel, carbon capture modeling project
Fence Post
... ecosystem services assessment. The goal is to decrease atmospheric carbon — perhaps even remove more than is going in — through alternative agricultural and energy approaches, such as biofuels, and above- and below-ground carbon sequestration.

If I stick to grass-fed beef, can I live with myself environmentally? - Augusta Free Press

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 08:39

Augusta Free Press

If I stick to grass-fed beef, can I live with myself environmentally?
Augusta Free Press
But for years beef industry defenders have pointed to the “carbon sequestration” benefits of grazing cattle on grasslands as an environmental justification for continuing to raise and sell livestock. According to the theory, grasslands around the world ...

Area universities participate in $6 million project - High Plains Journal

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 16:18

Area universities participate in $6 million project
High Plains Journal
The goal is to decrease atmospheric carbon—perhaps even remove more than is going in—through alternative agricultural and energy approaches, such as biofuels and above and belowground carbon sequestration. The Upper Missouri River Basin refers to ...

UW scientists part of regional $6 million biofuel, carbon capture modeling project - Tri-State Livestock News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 23:58

UW scientists part of regional $6 million biofuel, carbon capture modeling project
Tri-State Livestock News
... and ecosystem services assessment. The goal is to decrease atmospheric carbon – perhaps even remove more than is going in – through alternative agricultural and energy approaches, such as biofuels, and above- and belowground carbon sequestration ...

Soil holds potential to slow global warming - UH System Current News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 18:30

UH System Current News

Soil holds potential to slow global warming
UH System Current News
“But caring for the land by maintaining or rebuilding organic matter, rich in carbon and essential for the life of soil, is a win-win for building resilience in our landscapes and communities through protection of food security, reduced erosion and ...
Soil holds potential to slow global warming, two studies showUniversity of Michigan News

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Agricultural research examines environmentally-conscious practices - Kansas State Collegian

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 12:11

Kansas State Collegian

Agricultural research examines environmentally-conscious practices
Kansas State Collegian
The additional moisture promotes microbial growth within the soil. These microbes will help the soil be more capable of absorbing carbon, which is part of the idea of carbon sequestration. Much of this idea is present in Rice's research, and he said it ...

UW Scientists Part of $6 Million Biofuel, Carbon Capture Project - University of Wyoming News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 10:42

UW Scientists Part of $6 Million Biofuel, Carbon Capture Project
University of Wyoming News
The goal is to decrease atmospheric carbon -- perhaps even remove more than is going in -- through alternative agricultural and energy approaches, such as biofuels, and above- and below-ground carbon sequestration. The Upper Missouri River Basin ...

These Mobile Libraries Roaming Zimbabwe Are Pulled By Donkeys - Mental Floss

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 07:11

Mental Floss

These Mobile Libraries Roaming Zimbabwe Are Pulled By Donkeys
Mental Floss
It finds that while grass-fed operations can help sequester carbon, it's “only under very specific conditions,” in part since the definition of what a grassland is can vary wildly. There are natural ranges dominated by wild vegetation, there are ...

Less and Better Meat is Key for a Healthier Planet - Food Tank (blog)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 07:02

Food Tank (blog)

Less and Better Meat is Key for a Healthier Planet
Food Tank (blog)
The authors base their conclusion on their finding that the carbon sequestration gains of even well-managed grazing systems are eclipsed by these farms' methane and nitrous oxide emissions. We agree that reducing meat consumption is key to combating ...

After spending €587 million, EU has zero CO2 storage plants - EUobserver

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 04:52

EUobserver

After spending €587 million, EU has zero CO2 storage plants
EUobserver
The project in Germany also experienced fierce public opposition to the idea of storing carbon underground. Poland had similar challenges. "Very limited progress was achieved in 2012 due to critical financing, legal, technical risks and public ...

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Do your part reducing global warming in the garden - MyStatesman.com

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 23:02

MyStatesman.com

Do your part reducing global warming in the garden
MyStatesman.com
Turning organic material into the soil (carbon sequestration) puts the excess carbon to use rather than freeing it into the air. Avoiding chemical fertilizers in favor of compost and local manures avoids the high energy cost of chemical production and ...

Montana Governor Speaks at Carbon Capture Forum - NBC Right Now

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 18:50

NBC Right Now

Montana Governor Speaks at Carbon Capture Forum
NBC Right Now
Energy and industrial companies, labor unions, and environmental and energy policy organizations, along with the governor and other officials, are hoping the federal section 45Q Tax Credit for Carbon Dioxide Sequestration will be extended and reformed.

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UW scientists part of regional $6 million biofuel, carbon capture modeling project - KGWN

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 16:21

UW scientists part of regional $6 million biofuel, carbon capture modeling project
KGWN
The goal is to decrease atmospheric carbon – perhaps even remove more than is going in – through alternative agricultural and energy approaches, such as biofuels, and above- and belowground carbon sequestration. The Upper Missouri River Basin refers ...

Eden Mills Community Hall to reach carbon neutrality next year - Wellington Advertiser

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:10

Wellington Advertiser

Eden Mills Community Hall to reach carbon neutrality next year
Wellington Advertiser
“There were seminars on energy conservation and renewable energy and alternative modes of transportation and carbon sequestration and forestry and so on.” The idea was that each resident in the village would have their carbon emissions measured and ...

Nation's largest 'mass timber' building under construction in Oregon - Capital Press

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

Capital Press

Nation's largest 'mass timber' building under construction in Oregon
Capital Press
At the First Tech building construction site, architect Scott Barton-Smith said wood is an authentic regional material in the Pacific Northwest and “part of the solution” when it comes to carbon sequestration. He also talked about the warmth of wood ...

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Soil holds potential to slow global warming, researchers find - Phys.Org

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 08:05

Phys.Org

Soil holds potential to slow global warming, researchers find
Phys.Org
Jackson, Harden and their colleagues also found that about 70 percent of all sequestered carbon in the top meter of soil is in lands directly affected by agriculture, grazing or forest management - an amount that surprised the authors. "I think if beer ...

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Let's Reserve Half of Earth for Conservation - Scientific American (blog)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 05:05

Scientific American (blog)

Let's Reserve Half of Earth for Conservation
Scientific American (blog)
... achieving this “Half-Earth” goal—the name given to this endeavor by pre-eminent biologist E. O. Wilson—would help to avoid widespread biodiversity declines and prevent the collapse of vital services provided by ecosystems, such as carbon ...