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Heitkamp helps sponsor bill expanding tax credits for carbon capture technology - Grand Forks Herald

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 20:20

Grand Forks Herald

Heitkamp helps sponsor bill expanding tax credits for carbon capture technology
Grand Forks Herald
DICKINSON, N.D. — Ninety percent of the carbon dioxide emitted from a commercial-scale coal-burning power plant in Texas known as WA Parish Generation Station is captured, sequestered and pumped through a pipeline to an oil field 81 miles away.

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Haliburton Forest commits to long-term GHG reductions - Canadian Biomass

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 08:49

Haliburton Forest commits to long-term GHG reductions
Canadian Biomass
As a result of this long-standing stewardship program, Haliburton Forest currently sequesters an estimated 8 million tonnes of CO2 and will continue to sequester amounts that significantly exceed what would have occurred through common-practice forest ...

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Biogas cookstoves can help nearby forests grow, new study finds - Environmental Defense Fund (blog)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 07:12

Biogas cookstoves can help nearby forests grow, new study finds
Environmental Defense Fund (blog)
The findings have great significance for India, which committed in its national climate commitments under the Paris Agreement to increasing its forest cover to enhance carbon sequestration. India is also working on delivering clean cooking systems for ...

Barrasso touts carbon capture - Jackson Hole News&Guide

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 04:40

Barrasso touts carbon capture
Jackson Hole News&Guide
Carbon Capture Utilization and Sequestration provides us with the opportunity to treat CO2 as a valuable commodity, rather than an end product with no value,” he testified. “However, there are substantial challenges associated with its implementation.

New climate risk classification created to account for potential 'existential' threats - Phys.Org

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 00:34

Phys.Org

New climate risk classification created to account for potential 'existential' threats
Phys.Org
Ramanathan and colleagues will deliver a complementary report detailing the "three-lever" mitigation strategy of emissions control and carbon sequestration on Sept. 18 at the United Nations. That report was produced by the Committee to Prevent Extreme ...

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New Research Highlights Role of Agriculture in Climate Change - Olive Oil Times

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 19:02

New Research Highlights Role of Agriculture in Climate Change
Olive Oil Times
The study's findings also show that the earth has the potential to absorb carbon and mitigate global warming through the adoption of better agricultural practices. Such practices could address the current carbon debt by allowing the soil to naturally ...

New Climate Risk Classification Created to Account for Potential “Existential” Threats - Scripps Oceanography News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 13:39

New Climate Risk Classification Created to Account for Potential “Existential” Threats
Scripps Oceanography News
Ramanathan and colleagues will deliver a complementary report detailing the “three-lever” mitigation strategy of emissions control and carbon sequestration on Sept. 18 at the United Nations. That report was produced by the Committee to Prevent Extreme ...

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House Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Expand Carbon Capture, EOR Tax Credits - POWER magazine

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:47

POWER magazine

House Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Expand Carbon Capture, EOR Tax Credits
POWER magazine
The U.S. House has introduced bipartisan legislation to promote the commercial deployment of technologies to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from power plants and industrial facilities and use it for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) or geologic storage.
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Applicants sought to save wetlands - The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 22:22

The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

Applicants sought to save wetlands
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)
Restored wetlands provide an abundance of benefits including, but not limited to: Enhancing habitat for migratory birds and other wetland-dependent wildlife, improving water quality, flood prevention, increasing carbon sequestration and providing ...

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SUNY-ESF professors research urban tree benefits in Syracuse - The Daily Orange

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 21:16

The Daily Orange

SUNY-ESF professors research urban tree benefits in Syracuse
The Daily Orange
That means — in addition to the millions of dollars in benefits provided through ecosystem services such as carbon sequestration or pollution filtration — urban trees can produce additional value by acting as a source of food for city residents ...

Carper releases hearing statement - Middletown Transcript

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 16:59

Carper releases hearing statement
Middletown Transcript
The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held the hearing, “Expanding and Accelerating the Deployment and Use of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration,” on Sept. 13,with ranking member Sen. Tom Carper giving the hearing ...

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Carper releases hearing statement - News - Smyrna/Clayton Sun ... - Smyrna Clayton Sun Times

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 16:48

Carper releases hearing statement - News - Smyrna/Clayton Sun ...
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held the hearing, “Expanding and Accelerating the Deployment and Use of Carbon Capture, ...

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Carper releases hearing statement - Dover Post - Dover Post

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 16:45

Carper releases hearing statement - Dover Post
Dover Post
The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held the hearing, “Expanding and Accelerating the Deployment and Use of Carbon Capture, ...

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National Academies workshop on carbon sequestration at CSU - Source

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 15:10

Source

National Academies workshop on carbon sequestration at CSU
Source
This issue is the focus of a new study by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine on Developing a Research Agenda for Carbon Dioxide Removal and Reliable Sequestration. In connection with this study, CSU will host a two-day ...

Don't turn forests into tree farms - The Register-Guard

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 14:54

Don't turn forests into tree farms
The Register-Guard
The forests in Oregon are among the best in the world for the vast amounts of carbon they sequester. We need to do our part and help keep them intact and healthy, not log and destroy them. Keep the logging on private lands only — where they are ...

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Study finds organic farming better at sequestering carbon - Capital Press

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:21

Study finds organic farming better at sequestering carbon
Capital Press
Total soil organic matter is not necessarily an accurate proxy for understanding long-term, carbon-storage ability in the soil. The study is important because it quantifies the molecules important for long-term carbon storage in soils, the researchers ...

Clemson offers carbon market workshop for South Carolina forest landowners - Clemson Newsstand

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 07:32

Clemson Newsstand

Clemson offers carbon market workshop for South Carolina forest landowners
Clemson Newsstand
Marzieh Motallebi, an assistant professor at Clemson's Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science, said this workshop focuses on teaching South Carolina forest landowners about the amount of carbon sequestered due to various forest ...

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World's Biggest Oxygen Producers Living in Swirling Ocean Waters - Eos

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 05:44

Eos

World's Biggest Oxygen Producers Living in Swirling Ocean Waters
Eos
As such, climate scientists are interested in learning more about phytoplankton because of the role they play in oxygen production, as well as in carbon sequestration. A recent study conducted by Bosse et al. demonstrated how powerful winter storms ...

New Study Shows Organic Soil Has a 26 Percent Higher Potential for Carbon Storage - Organic Authority

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 05:19

Organic Authority

New Study Shows Organic Soil Has a 26 Percent Higher Potential for Carbon Storage
Organic Authority
Carbon sequestering has been shown to be an important contributing factor in the mitigation of the worst impacts of climate change, by keeping excess carbon out of the atmosphere. This has been shown in a number of studies and was highlighted in the ...

New Study Shows Organic Soil Has a 26 Percent Higher Potential for Carbon Storage - Organic Authority

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 05:19

New Study Shows Organic Soil Has a 26 Percent Higher Potential for Carbon Storage
Organic Authority
Carbon sequestering has been shown to be an important contributing factor in the mitigation of the worst impacts of climate change, by keeping excess carbon out of the atmosphere. This has been shown in a number of studies and was highlighted in the ...