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Future-Proofing College by Embracing 'Purpose Learning' - EdSurge

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:18

EdSurge

Future-Proofing College by Embracing 'Purpose Learning'
EdSurge
Students in the program work on real-world problems, such as making solar energy economical, providing access to clean water, securing cyberspace, restoring and improving urban infrastructure, developing carbon sequestration methods, and many others.

Small Pests, Big Problems: The Global Spread of Bark Beetles - Yale Environment 360

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 04:57

Small Pests, Big Problems: The Global Spread of Bark Beetles
Yale Environment 360
“People now are really worried that this beetle is going to devastate the boreal forest, which is a really critical forest for wildlife, carbon sequestration, and so forth,” says Six. Already endangered species native to the jack pine forests, such as ...

How to fight climate change with what you eat - Mother Nature Network

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:23

Mother Nature Network

How to fight climate change with what you eat
Mother Nature Network
Oats are good for carbon sequestration and reduced emissions, according to Sustainable Food Lab: "By increasing the number of plants on the landscape, with barley, oats, wheat or rye growing between crops of corn or soybeans, the soil is full of living ...

October 6 Appalachian State University Forest Offsets Workshop - High Country Press

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:30

October 6 Appalachian State University Forest Offsets Workshop
High Country Press
To be approved, projects must follow a set of standards, and the activities undertaken as part of the project must be periodically verified in order to make sure that credits are earned for actual carbon sequestration activities. Once activities are ...

CO2 Solutions Announces Partnership with Carbicrete in the NRG COSIA Carbon XPrize Competition - Markets Insider

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 07:47

CO2 Solutions Announces Partnership with Carbicrete in the NRG COSIA Carbon XPrize Competition
Markets Insider
CO2 Solutions' technology lowers the cost barrier to Carbon Capture, Utilization and Sequestration (CCUS), positioning it as a viable CO2 mitigation tool, as well as enabling industry to derive profitable new products from these emissions. CO2 ...

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CO2 Solutions Announces Partnership with Carbicrete in the NRG COSIA Carbon XPrize Competition - Markets Insider

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 07:47

CO2 Solutions Announces Partnership with Carbicrete in the NRG COSIA Carbon XPrize Competition
Markets Insider
CO2 Solutions' technology lowers the cost barrier to Carbon Capture, Utilization and Sequestration (CCUS), positioning it as a viable CO2 mitigation tool, as well as enabling industry to derive profitable new products from these emissions. CO2 ...

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Liebrecht: Griffith looks backwards, not forwards - Roanoke Times

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 22:01

Roanoke Times

Liebrecht: Griffith looks backwards, not forwards
Roanoke Times
In theory this is possible through carbon sequestration, but it is an expensive process and has not been done at a meaningful scale. It is a pipe dream. Still, Mr. Griffith promotes the idea to give false hope to his constituents in coal-producing ...

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Congress debates future of coal, carbon capture, climate change - Agri-Pulse (subscription)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:19

Agri-Pulse (subscription)

Congress debates future of coal, carbon capture, climate change
Agri-Pulse (subscription)
WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2017 - House and Senate committees are busily debating energy policy options that include boosting support for coal, carbon capture and storage, using more wind and solar power, addressing climate change, and the federal ...

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TD Bank Group and Just Energy Acquire 140000 Tonnes of Carbon Credits from Solifor Perthuis - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 13:10

TD Bank Group and Just Energy Acquire 140000 Tonnes of Carbon Credits from Solifor Perthuis
Canada NewsWire (press release)
Listed in the CSA Group's GHG registry, the Solifor Perthuis project generated 140,000 tonnes of CO2 reductions by establishing plantation forests dedicated to carbon sequestration. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the carbon credits will be ...

BVCOG: 50 years serving the Brazos Valley - Bryan-College Station Eagle

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:46

BVCOG: 50 years serving the Brazos Valley
Bryan-College Station Eagle
BVCOG lead council of governments in a two COG regional planning effort and eventual application submission for a nationwide Department of Energy carbon sequestration initiative called “Future GEN.” As the contractor for workforce development, BVCOG ...

Opinion: Monarchs need 'Airbnb for butterflies' or they'll go extinct - The Mercury News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:05

The Mercury News

Opinion: Monarchs need 'Airbnb for butterflies' or they'll go extinct
The Mercury News
Restoring prairie habitat can actually increase productivity by improving pollination of crops, water filtration and carbon sequestration. The program was designed by my colleagues at Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) in collaboration with conservation, ...

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It's time to wake up to the climate change threat and take steps to mitigate its effects - Bangor Daily News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 05:28

Bangor Daily News

It's time to wake up to the climate change threat and take steps to mitigate its effects
Bangor Daily News
Third, as the most forested state in the nation, Maine must play a leadership role in the mitigation of climate change through carbon capture and sequestration. Maine's forests store an estimated 1.48 billion metric tons of carbon, much of which is ...

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50 years serving the Brazos Valley - Bryan-College Station Eagle

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 23:23

50 years serving the Brazos Valley
Bryan-College Station Eagle
BVCOG lead council of governments in a two COG regional planning effort and eventual application submission for a nationwide Department of Energy carbon sequestration initiative called “Future GEN.” As the contractor for workforce development, BVCOG ...

Organic Better than Chemical-Intensive Agriculture at Fighting Climate Change - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:26

Organic Better than Chemical-Intensive Agriculture at Fighting Climate Change
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)
(Beyond Pesticides, September 19, 2017) Soils on organic farms sequester more carbon for a longer period of time when compared to the soil on conventional chemical-intensive farms, according to a study conducted by researchers from Northeastern ...

Biomimicry = Return on Inspiration - Sustainable Brands

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 14:40

Biomimicry = Return on Inspiration
Sustainable Brands
The trends that I see are very encouraging, including three excellent bets for investment right now: bio-inspired carbon sequestration, chemical breakthroughs to make the circular economy go round, and Net Positive policies for Generous Cities.

The Message is Clear: We Must Create Demand - Ethanol Producer Magazine

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 07:37

Ethanol Producer Magazine

The Message is Clear: We Must Create Demand
Ethanol Producer Magazine
We know ethanol can compete as a high-octane, low-carbon fuel that is attractive to automakers and the petroleum industry alike, but they are not going to hand it to us. And we need to put all the hype about electric vehicles in perspective. It's one ...

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48-year-old no-till plot still yielding info - Illinois Farmer Today

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 07:04

Illinois Farmer Today

48-year-old no-till plot still yielding info
Illinois Farmer Today
“In no-till, as long as you put NPK with it, you maintain more soil carbon than undisturbed forest or restored prairie grass,” Krausz said. “Most people think that undisturbed forest would have the greatest amount of carbon sequestration. Well, it ...

Tidal and mangrove deposits during the Oligo-Miocene in the South China Sea - Phys.Org

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 04:50

Phys.Org

Tidal and mangrove deposits during the Oligo-Miocene in the South China Sea
Phys.Org
Tidal indicators in coastal sandstones of the Miocene Nyalau Formation, Bintulu, Sarawak. Credit: M.H. Amir Hassan. A study on 22–18 million-year-old tidal deposits reveals insights on the significance of mangrove organic carbon sequestration in the ...

Using Green Credits To Promote Sustainable Agro-Forestry - BW Businessworld

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 04:13

Using Green Credits To Promote Sustainable Agro-Forestry
BW Businessworld
This is in addition to the need for more fauna to drastically increase India's carbon sequestration capacity to bring it closer to carbon neutrality, which Bhutan has already achieved. Therefore Green Credits intervention for afforestation and ...

Opponents of controversial timbering site in Polk County, Tenn., stymied by federal response - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 22:02

Opponents of controversial timbering site in Polk County, Tenn., stymied by federal response
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Healthy resilient forests provide clean water, carbon sequestration, habitat for fish and wildlife, forest products and opportunities for outdoor recreation." Federal officials said Tumbling Creek does not face any impact from the planned timbering ...