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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 ...

Grass-Fed Beef Is Actually Worse for the Planet, Report Finds - Mental Floss

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 14:44

Mental Floss

Grass-Fed Beef Is Actually Worse for the Planet, Report Finds
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 ...
Why eating grass-fed beef isn't going to help fight climate changeScroll.in

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Evian Achieves Carbon Neutrality in the US and Canada - BevNET.com

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 09:30

BevNET.com

Evian Achieves Carbon Neutrality in the US and Canada
BevNET.com
... purity and preserve global ecosystems, the brand is reducing its carbon footprint across the entire evian® lifecycle: through bottle design, production and transport, as well as through a carbon sequestration partnership with the Livelihoods Carbon ...

US provides more than $20-billion subsidy to fossil fuel industry each year - Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 07:06

Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

US provides more than $20-billion subsidy to fossil fuel industry each year
Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)
The cost of providing tax credits for unconventional fossil fuel technologies such as carbon sequestration and enhanced oil recovery (EOR) will be staggering $8.8 billion over the next decade, as projected by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

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US Lawmakers And Corporate America Breathe New Life Into Carbon Capture - Forbes

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 06:54

Forbes

US Lawmakers And Corporate America Breathe New Life Into Carbon Capture
Forbes
s advanced 582 megawatt coal plant in Mississippi that was intended to capture and sequester CO2. Cost overruns and time delays drove up the original $2.9 billion price in 2006 to $7.5 billion. As a result, the Mississippi Public Service Commission ...

Video: Theresa May accepts a P45 in the middle of her nightmare conference speech - New Statesman

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 06:07

Video: Theresa May accepts a P45 in the middle of her nightmare conference speech
New Statesman
All these conditions can reduce grazing's ability to sequester carbon, the report argues. And while some research - such as that conducted by proponents of Allan Savory's “carbon ranching” - show high levels of carbon sequestration in grazed land ...

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Can eating grass-fed meat help tackle climate change? - New Statesman

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 02:53

Can eating grass-fed meat help tackle climate change?
New Statesman
All these conditions can reduce grazing's ability to sequester carbon, the report argues. And while some research - such as that conducted by proponents of Allan Savory's “carbon ranching” - show high levels of carbon sequestration in grazed land ...

Carbon Sequestration Market Professional Study In-depth Analysis 2017 to 2022 - Trade Calls (press release)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 00:26

Trade Calls (press release)

Carbon Sequestration Market Professional Study In-depth Analysis 2017 to 2022
Trade Calls (press release)
Global Carbon Sequestration Market Size, Status and Forecast 2017 to 2022 provides a unique tool for evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decision-making. This report recognizes that in this rapidly ...

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Agricultural research examines environmentally-conscious practices - Kansas State Collegian

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 23:30

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 ...

Sabrina Melendez: A fee and dividend model of carbon pricing - vtdigger.org

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 17:05

Sabrina Melendez: A fee and dividend model of carbon pricing
vtdigger.org
... 90/10 split in which 90 percent of the carbon pricing revenue is returned to the people of Vermont, and the other 10 percent is used for funding climate action projects such as low-income weatherization, renewable energy, and carbon sequestration ...
CP Daily: Tuesday October 3, 2017Carbon Pulse

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4 Reasons Why Bamboo Is Taking Home Decor by Storm - RisMedia.com (press release)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 14:36

RisMedia.com (press release)

4 Reasons Why Bamboo Is Taking Home Decor by Storm
RisMedia.com (press release)
Bamboo's root systems are an effective reinforcement against soil erosion. Due to its fast-growing nature, bamboo farms that make responsible use of available land are an incredibly potent form of carbon sequestration. Finally, bamboo groves can ...

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