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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Censky committed to finding climate solutions - Bemidji Pioneer

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 08:53

Bemidji Pioneer

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Censky committed to finding climate solutions
Bemidji Pioneer
... aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing carbon storage, and generating clean renewable energy. The goal is a reduction in carbon emissions and increase in carbon sequestration equivalent to 25 million fewer cars on the roads by 2025.

Grass-fed beef will not help tackle climate change, report finds - Carbon Brief

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 06:19

Carbon Brief

Grass-fed beef will not help tackle climate change, report finds
Carbon Brief
Indeed, research has suggested that grazing cattle can help offset global warming by stimulating soil to take up more carbon from the atmosphere. This process, known as soil carbon sequestration, is one way of reducing the amount of human-induced ...
Grass-fed cows won't save the climate, report finds | Science | AAASScience Magazine
New report gives the lay of the land on grazing livestock's climate ...Phys.Org
Farm animals bad for climate, warns reportThe New Indian Express

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Farmers can be profitable AND sequester carbon to help climate change - Red, Green, and Blue

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 05:52

Farmers can be profitable AND sequester carbon to help climate change
Red, Green, and Blue
The path to passing a nationwide Carbon Fee and Dividend requires building connections, sharing knowledge, and celebrating small wins along the way. Most of all, it requires listening. The recent achievements of our Columbia County, N.Y. chapter are a ...

Intensive farming can be sustainable - Farming Life

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 00:10

Farming Life

Intensive farming can be sustainable
Farming Life
He warned: “As farmers we must remember that we rely on the rural environment, not just for food production, but for clean water, clean air, carbon sequestration, pollination and recreation.” Patrick concluded by complimenting the NI Grain Trade ...

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GARDENING: Do your part reducing global warming in the garden - Austin American-Statesman

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 23:11

Austin American-Statesman

GARDENING: Do your part reducing global warming in the garden
Austin American-Statesman
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 ...

World can meet growing food demands and limit warming to 1.5C - eco-business.com

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 20:13

eco-business.com

World can meet growing food demands and limit warming to 1.5C
eco-business.com
One “win-win” strategy outlined by the research is soil carbon sequestration, or the introduction of farming methods that encourage soil to absorb more carbon from the atmosphere. It is considered to be a “win-win” mitigation strategy because it can ...

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Grass-fed cows won't save the climate, report finds - Science Magazine

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 19:10

Science Magazine

Grass-fed cows won't save the climate, report finds
Science Magazine
Grass-fed cattle do contribute to CO2 sequestration, the international group concluded after sifting through more than 100 papers—but only under ideal conditions. When too many animals roam a field, they will trample plants and soil and impede carbon ...

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Paul Hawken headlines Marin County climate change program - Marin Independent Journal

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 18:38

Paul Hawken headlines Marin County climate change program
Marin Independent Journal
The fourth strategy involves local food and carbon sequestration. In February, the state Coastal Conservancy provided $200,000 to the Marin Resource Conservation District to implement carbon farming projects on up to 10 Marin ranches as part of the ...

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Separating rift from quartersaw hardwoods is on the docket at Wood Pro Expo - woodworkingnetwork.com

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 13:51

woodworkingnetwork.com

Separating rift from quartersaw hardwoods is on the docket at Wood Pro Expo
woodworkingnetwork.com
"I will give attendees a context for our present-day sustainable forestry practices and how it is a model for the world. I will talk about carbon sequestration and how American hardwoods are finding a place in 'green' building projects around the world ...

Could Agriculture Get Hit with a Carbon Tax? - agprofessional.com

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:14

agprofessional.com

Could Agriculture Get Hit with a Carbon Tax?
agprofessional.com
Climate policies that target agriculture and forests could lead to increased food prices, but reducing deforestation and increasing soil carbon sequestration in agriculture could significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions while avoiding risk to food ...
World Can Meet Growing Food Demands and Limit Warming to 1.5°C, Study SaysEcoWatch

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World Can Meet Growing Food Demands and Limit Warming to 1.5 ... - EcoWatch

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:45

EcoWatch

World Can Meet Growing Food Demands and Limit Warming to 1.5 ...
EcoWatch
Carbon emissions from agriculture can be significantly cut while still meeting the food demands of the world's growing population, a new study says.

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Win-win strategies for climate and food security - Phys.Org

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 05:06

Phys.Org

Win-win strategies for climate and food security
Phys.Org
Depending on the climate policy design, the researchers found that soil carbon sequestration on agricultural land could either deliver the same levels of greenhouse gas abatement in the land use sector at considerably lower calorie costs compared to a ...

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World can meet growing food demands and limit warming to 1.5C, study says - Carbon Brief

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 01:18

Carbon Brief

World can meet growing food demands and limit warming to 1.5C, study says
Carbon Brief
One “win-win” strategy outlined by the research is soil carbon sequestration, or the introduction of farming methods that encourage soil to absorb more carbon from the atmosphere. It is considered to be a “win-win” mitigation strategy because it can ...

Study to measure biofuels' impact on climate - The Times and Democrat

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 22:33

The Times and Democrat

Study to measure biofuels' impact on climate
The Times and Democrat
Quantifying the net impact that growing biomass feedstock for biofuel has on local temperature and carbon sequestration can aid the development of effective land-use policies and is the key of a new research project led by Clemson University scientist ...

Study to measure biofuels' impact on climate - Citizentribune

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 22:32

Study to measure biofuels' impact on climate
Citizentribune
Quantifying the net impact that growing biomass feedstock for biofuel has on local temperature and carbon sequestration can aid the development of effective land-use policies and is the key of a new research project led by Clemson University scientist ...

Win-win strategies for climate and food security - EurekAlert (press release)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 21:03

EurekAlert (press release)

Win-win strategies for climate and food security
EurekAlert (press release)
Climate policies that target agriculture and forests could lead to increased food prices, but reducing deforestation and increasing soil carbon sequestration in agriculture could significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions while avoiding risk to food ...

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20 lakh willow trees to be axed in Kashmir - The Tribune

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 13:12

20 lakh willow trees to be axed in Kashmir
The Tribune
Romshoo said cutting down older willow trees would not make much difference to the area's ability to absorb carbon. "Several recent research studies indicate that the net carbon sequestration rates in trees decline with maturity," he said. Most of ...

Mangrove cover shows no significant increase 'despite plantation efforts' - DAWN.com

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 17:24

Mangrove cover shows no significant increase 'despite plantation efforts'
DAWN.com
They fight back global warming through carbon sequestration at a higher rate than any other ecosystems on a unit area basis; it is estimated that as much as 25.5bn tons of carbon are sequestered by mangroves annually,” it says. The mangroves in the ...