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UK CAER Receives International Grant for CO2 Capture Research - UKNow (press release)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 02:35

UKNow (press release)

UK CAER Receives International Grant for CO2 Capture Research
UKNow (press release)
The consortium's purpose is to advance American and Chinese leadership and collaboration in advanced coal technologies, particularly as directed to carbon capture and utilization, advanced combustion systems and geological sequestration. The project is ...

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Former Consol exec tapped to lead federal fossil fuel office - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 09:32

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Former Consol exec tapped to lead federal fossil fuel office
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Carbon capture and sequestration — or the funneling of the captured carbon dioxide into oil wells to coax more fuel from the ground -— was once seen as a way to keep coal's place in the electric grid intact when environmental regulations or ...

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Former Consol exec tapped to lead federal fossil fuel office - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 09:30

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Former Consol exec tapped to lead federal fossil fuel office
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Carbon capture and sequestration — or the funneling of the captured carbon dioxide into oil wells to coax more fuel from the ground -— was once seen as a way to keep coal's place in the electric grid intact when environmental regulations or ...

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Long-Term Scenarios for Coal, Nuclear Power, and Natural Gas - RealClearEnergy

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 08:15

RealClearEnergy

Long-Term Scenarios for Coal, Nuclear Power, and Natural Gas
RealClearEnergy
While foreign markets with rapid demand growth may offer opportunities for smaller nuclear reactors and coal generation with carbon sequestration, the push for them in the United States may have started too late to follow the paths to progress of ...

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Soil Not Oil In The Shadow of Chevron? - Beyond Chron

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 05:04

Beyond Chron

Soil Not Oil In The Shadow of Chevron?
Beyond Chron
To counter these trends, Soil Not Oil coalition members use their annual conference to promote organic farming and sustainable fishing, local food outlets to support soil carbon sequestration, re-forestation, water conservation, protection of bees and ...

Biofuel breakthroughs bring 'negative emissions' a step closer - Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 22:49

Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)

Biofuel breakthroughs bring 'negative emissions' a step closer
Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)
In contrast, forests are rather less permanent, because trees eventually die and rot, returning methane and carbon dioxide to the atmosphere; or burn, returning CO₂ to the atmosphere. Pyrolysis, then, offers the possibility long-term carbon ...

Carbon Sequestration Vs Agroforestry trees - KanglaOnline

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 20:39

Carbon Sequestration Vs Agroforestry trees
KanglaOnline
Introduction : There is a considerable interest to increase Carbon storage capacity of terrestrial vegetation through land use practices such as afforestation, reforestation and natural regeneration of forests, silvicultural systems and agroforestry ...

Opinion: San Jose's sustainability plan is good government use of tech - The Mercury News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 10:05

The Mercury News

Opinion: San Jose's sustainability plan is good government use of tech
The Mercury News
... core can continue to play an important role in contributing to the City's water supply, in reducing flooding downstream, in providing wildlife habitat and spaces for wildlife to adapt to climate change, in carbon sequestration (an antidote to GHG ...

Innovation keeps Rangely oil flowing - Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 23:22

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Innovation keeps Rangely oil flowing
Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
The carbon dioxide then could be stored underground or used by energy companies for enhanced oil recovery, as Chevron does now. While Chevron officials weren't comfortable describing what they do in Rangely as carbon sequestration, Cramer said ...

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Going with the flow - Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 23:18

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Going with the flow
Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
The carbon dioxide then could be stored underground or used by energy companies for enhanced oil recovery, as Chevron does now. While Chevron officials weren't comfortable describing what they do in Rangely as carbon sequestration, Cramer said ...

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Investing in the ecosystem - The Hindu

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 12:32

The Hindu

Investing in the ecosystem
The Hindu
The financial value of India's forests, for example, which encompass economic services such as timber and fuel wood, and ecological services such as carbon sequestration, is estimated to be $1.7 trillion. With increasing economic activity, natural ...

'Stitching the natural world together' - Quad City Times

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 11:00

Quad City Times

'Stitching the natural world together'
Quad City Times
In the area of carbon sequestration — another area researchers have come to better understand in the past 10 years — long-rooted plants sequester much more carbon than short-rooted varieties. Tallamy estimates that, at present, plant roots are ...

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Pluff Mud, Persistence and Protecting Fragile Ecosystems - Clemson World magazine

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 08:07

Pluff Mud, Persistence and Protecting Fragile Ecosystems
Clemson World magazine
So in the semesters to follow, the students researched possible coatings, water quality and carbon sequestration (oysters store carbon as they form their shells). One year, the team made all kinds of different models and shapes, trying to get the ...

Researcher lands role in groundbreaking project - Ag Journal

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 00:23

Ag Journal

Researcher lands role in groundbreaking project
Ag Journal
Researchers are looking beyond crop yields or pounds of gain to evaluate the full spectrum of direct and indirect impacts from improved soil health practices, which range from carbon sequestration to water use efficiency to weed suppression and more.

Farmers can get paid for healthy soils practices with the Healthy Soils program - Fallbrook / Bonsall Villlage News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 10:15

Farmers can get paid for healthy soils practices with the Healthy Soils program
Fallbrook / Bonsall Villlage News
... projects are similar to the prior category of demonstration project, but in addition to outreach and education on healthy soils practices, these projects must include measurement and data collection on greenhouse gass emissions and carbon ...

A surprising find: Eurasian city poised for a Seattle-style takeoff - Crosscut

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 16:59

Crosscut

A surprising find: Eurasian city poised for a Seattle-style takeoff
Crosscut
For example, one of the best descriptions of the dangers of carbon in the atmosphere was in the Shell Oil Pavilion where visitors could don virtual reality goggles for a demonstration pitching the concept of carbon sequestration. Whether or not you ...

Stetson Gallery to open season with 'Ocean Reflecting Sky' - Wicked Local Marblehead

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 11:32

Wicked Local Marblehead

Stetson Gallery to open season with 'Ocean Reflecting Sky'
Wicked Local Marblehead
In her painting “Blue Carbon,” Andre depicts a large wave like movement in her composition. Her abstracted seagrass meadow is in the process of carbon sequestration, shifting carbon from its leaves to the sediment below its roots. Andre wants the ...

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Stetson Gallery to open season with 'Ocean Reflecting Sky' - Wicked Local Swampscott

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 11:31

Wicked Local Swampscott

Stetson Gallery to open season with 'Ocean Reflecting Sky'
Wicked Local Swampscott
In her painting “Blue Carbon,” Andre depicts a large wave like movement in her composition. Her abstracted seagrass meadow is in the process of carbon sequestration, shifting carbon from its leaves to the sediment below its roots. Andre wants the ...

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Climate Change Series Part 1 – Rainforests Absorb, Store Large Quantities of Carbon Dioxide - Rainforest Trust (press release) (blog)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 08:39

Rainforest Trust (press release) (blog)

Climate Change Series Part 1 – Rainforests Absorb, Store Large Quantities of Carbon Dioxide
Rainforest Trust (press release) (blog)
As important as forest regrowth can be to carbon sequestration, mature trees still play a vital role in the process. American Forests estimates that one mature tree absorbs approximately 48 pounds (0.022 metric tons) of carbon dioxide each year ...

Sudden oak death study expands, sets new goals, on Bolinas Ridge - Point Reyes Light

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 10:44

Sudden oak death study expands, sets new goals, on Bolinas Ridge
Point Reyes Light
“Our hope is to identify techniques that are optimal in terms of suppressing the pathogen and also increasing carbon sequestration. We are still collecting data about the short-term trade-offs between, for example, reducing fuel levels and increasing ...