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Researchers make alcohol out of thin air - Phys.Org

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 07:11

Researchers make alcohol out of thin air
Phys.Org
For mitigating atmospheric CO2 concentration, carbon capture and utilization (CCU) could be a feasible alternative strategy to carbon capture and sequestration (CCS). The electrochemical reduction of CO2 to fuels and value-added chemicals has attracted ...

Breakthrough study shows organic cuts agriculture's contribution to climate change - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 07:00

Breakthrough study shows organic cuts agriculture's contribution to climate change
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Washington, D.C., Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new groundbreaking study proves soils on organic farms store away appreciably larger amounts of carbons – and for longer periods -- than typical agricultural soils. The important study, directed by ...

New Study Shows Organic Farming Traps Carbon in Soil to Combat Climate Change - Civil Eats

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 03:01

Civil Eats

New Study Shows Organic Farming Traps Carbon in Soil to Combat Climate Change
Civil Eats
A 2010 paper published in the journal Ambio found that research about increased carbon sequestration due to organic farming methods was inconclusive, while a 2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) found increased ...
Breakthrough study shows organic cuts agriculture's contribution to climate changeWisconsin State Farmer

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New Study Shows Organic Farming Traps Carbon in Soil to Combat Climate Change - Civil Eats

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 03:01

Civil Eats

New Study Shows Organic Farming Traps Carbon in Soil to Combat Climate Change
Civil Eats
A 2010 paper published in the journal Ambio found that research about increased carbon sequestration due to organic farming methods was inconclusive, while a 2013 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that there were no ...

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CO2 Solutions Announces Potential Commercial Project In Mining And Metals Industry - Pollution Online (press release)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 00:16

CO2 Solutions Announces Potential Commercial Project In Mining And Metals Industry
Pollution Online (press release)
CO2 Solutions' technology lowers the cost barrier to Carbon Capture, Sequestration and Utilization (CCSU), positioning it as a viable CO2 mitigation tool, as well as enabling industry to derive profitable new products from these emissions. CO2 ...

New geology professor latest STAR at UTPB - Odessa American

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 10:50

Odessa American

New geology professor latest STAR at UTPB
Odessa American
His main research topics include groundwater contamination, carbon sequestration, energy productions, and hydrologic issues combining field, laboratory and modeling investigations, the release said. With a background in geology, Heo said he has studied ...

RFS comments to EPA include pros and cons - Iowa Farmer Today

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 07:17

RFS comments to EPA include pros and cons
Iowa Farmer Today
Editor's note: The comment period on EPA's “Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Standards for 2018 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2019” ended Aug. 31. The rulemaking docket shows the proposal drew 1,234 comments and 148 supporting ...

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Conserving Forestry in Brazil's Easternmost State Means a Zero Tolerance Policy on Deforestation - Pacific Standard

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 18:10

Pacific Standard

Conserving Forestry in Brazil's Easternmost State Means a Zero Tolerance Policy on Deforestation
Pacific Standard
"In a very degraded and fragmented landscape, [regenerating] secondary forests plays a fundamental role both in conserving biodiversity and in providing ecosystem services," such as carbon sequestration and water regulation, Celentano says.

How to Feed Ourselves in a Time of Climate Crisis - YES! Magazine

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 13:53

How to Feed Ourselves in a Time of Climate Crisis
YES! Magazine
A benefit of soil regeneration practices, which make soils more fertile and resilient to land degradation, is that carbon from the atmosphere is captured in soil and plant biomass. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says carbon sequestration ...

Why Nuclear Energy May Not Be Our Best Alternative Option To Fossil Fuel - Forbes

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 10:41

Forbes

Why Nuclear Energy May Not Be Our Best Alternative Option To Fossil Fuel
Forbes
What's your response to Amy Harder's argument that environmentalists are missing opportunities to build consensus on climate change by opposing nuclear power and carbon sequestration projects? I have different answers for the two points. As a summary ...

REDD+ Africa: looking past Trump's UN proposed climate budget cuts - Mongabay.com

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 10:09

Mongabay.com

REDD+ Africa: looking past Trump's UN proposed climate budget cuts
Mongabay.com
Reforestation is seen as essential to carbon sequestration in Africa and around the globe. Photo by Sophie Mbugua. In July, a community-led Kenyan conservation organization called Mikoko Pamoja, Mangroves Together, was among the 2017 Equator Prize ...

Angry at smoke and mirrors - Helena Independent Record

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 08:07

Angry at smoke and mirrors
Helena Independent Record
I am angry at the myth of carbon sequestration. I am angry that wealthy oil companies spread doubt to prolong their lives while the prospects of our lives are slowly slipping away. I am angry that the industry is holding its workers hostage: Seriously ...

CoJ greenest municipality - Roodepoort Record

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 08:02

Roodepoort Record

CoJ greenest municipality
Roodepoort Record
The GMC panel commended the city's entry which primarily focused on climate change green economy projects, including carbon sequestration programmes such as tree planting, waste minimisation efforts, environmental education and public participation ...

Monitoring Ocean Change in the 21st Century - Eos

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 06:19

Eos

Monitoring Ocean Change in the 21st Century
Eos
Ocean time series stations have documented major changes in the chemistry of ocean waters, in the functioning of ecosystems, and in oceanic carbon sequestration. These stations have increasingly served as test beds for the development of new sensors ...

Redwood Forest Foundation leads in sustainability - Mendocino Beacon

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 05:33

Redwood Forest Foundation leads in sustainability
Mendocino Beacon
The Usal Redwood Forest and RFFI have been in the news for being one of the largest forest-based carbon sequestration projects in the nation. In conjunction with its governing board of directors, and its community advisory group known as the Redwood ...

CO2 Solutions Announces Potential Commercial Project in Mining and Metals Industry - Markets Insider

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 18:55

CO2 Solutions Announces Potential Commercial Project in Mining and Metals Industry
Markets Insider
CO2 Solutions' technology lowers the cost barrier to Carbon Capture, Sequestration and Utilization (CCSU), 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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Livestock play vital environmental role - Rural News Group

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 15:55

Rural News Group

Livestock play vital environmental role
Rural News Group
The authors explained that permanent cover of forage plants is highly effective in reducing soil erosion, and ruminants consuming only grazed forages under appropriate management result in more carbon sequestration than emissions. This described the ...

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Trees provide ecosystem services worth $500 million to the world's megacities - Mongabay.com

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 15:21

Mongabay.com

Trees provide ecosystem services worth $500 million to the world's megacities
Mongabay.com
Just as they do in forests and other natural ecosystems, trees deliver a variety of ecosystem services in cities. They sequester carbon and reduce air pollution and stormwater runoff, for instance. Researchers looked at 10 megacities on five continents ...

Once a pesky plant for farmers, this weed presents a new opportunity - Environmental Defense Fund (blog)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:53

Environmental Defense Fund (blog)

Once a pesky plant for farmers, this weed presents a new opportunity
Environmental Defense Fund (blog)
In fact, restoring prairie habitat can increase productivity by improving pollination of crops, water filtration and carbon sequestration. A farmer's testimonial for planting milkweed. Kristin and Pat Duncanson of Duncanson Growers in Mapleton ...

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Price of timber is on the rise around the world - Farming Life

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 00:32

Price of timber is on the rise around the world
Farming Life
The principle is a simple one: international businesses who wish to improve their environmental credentials will purchase carbon credits from other companies involved in carbon sequestration activities. The end result should be a reduction in the ...