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Digging Deep for a Climate Change Reversal - SanJuanIslander.com

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 22:23

Digging Deep for a Climate Change Reversal
SanJuanIslander.com
Marc Kramer, a researcher at Washington State University Vancouver, has been studying farming practices that increase carbon sequestration. He said when a technique involving the rotational grazing of cattle was used, the soil began to stash away ...

Letter: Failing the future - Concord Monitor

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 22:05

Letter: Failing the future
Concord Monitor
They should be begging for an increase in corporate taxes to be invested in clean energy, carbon sequestration, renewable energy and high-speed mass transit between cities. Insurance companies should be demanding a national carbon reduction strategy.

The Winners and Losers of Manitoba's Climate and Green Plan - ChrisD.ca

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 01:10

ChrisD.ca

The Winners and Losers of Manitoba's Climate and Green Plan
ChrisD.ca
On the flip side, we have a lot to offer in terms of carbon sequestration and ecological goods and services. The land that can absorb all that carbon and hold back flood water isn't located in Winnipeg, it's located across rural Manitoba. We have the ...

Australia: Rangelands land tenure reform back on the WA Government agenda - Mondaq News Alerts

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 17:00

Australia: Rangelands land tenure reform back on the WA Government agenda
Mondaq News Alerts
At present there is no Government policy framework under which carbon farming on WA Crown land could take place. Developing the principles of such a framework, including the allocation of carbon sequestration rights and appropriate tenure to conduct ...

Sierra Leone News: Climate change contributes to increase in global hunger - Awoko

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:17

Awoko

Sierra Leone News: Climate change contributes to increase in global hunger
Awoko
“Reducing deforestation; restoring degraded lands and forests; eliminating food loss and waste; enhancing soil carbon sequestration; low-carbon livestock – these are only a few known solutions to address hunger, poverty and sustainability at the same ...

Timing is key in keeping organic matter in wet soils, new study finds - Science Daily

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 07:59

Science Daily

Timing is key in keeping organic matter in wet soils, new study finds
Science Daily
First, optimal levels of organic matter in the soil improve fertility, Hall said. The second benefit concerns carbon sequestration. If the carbon that makes up much of the organic matter remains stored in the soil, then it doesn't get into the ...

Indian Practices Could Mitigate Negative Impact of Livestock Rearing on Climate Change - The Wire

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 05:30

The Wire

Indian Practices Could Mitigate Negative Impact of Livestock Rearing on Climate Change
The Wire
The second group comprises ranchers and those who rear their animals largely on pastures, who argue that grazing itself has a positive impact on carbon sequestration and thus people should shift to grass-fed systems of beef production. The FCRN report ...

New Study Finds Timing Is Key in Keeping Organic Matter in Wet Soils - Newswise (press release)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 03:33

New Study Finds Timing Is Key in Keeping Organic Matter in Wet Soils
Newswise (press release)
First, optimal levels of organic matter in the soil improve fertility, Hall said. The second benefit concerns carbon sequestration. If the carbon that makes up much of the organic matter remains stored in the soil, then it doesn't get into the ...

16213 trees planted across Mumbai have cleared 3420 tonnes of carbon dioxide - Hindustan Times

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 21:49

Hindustan Times

16213 trees planted across Mumbai have cleared 3420 tonnes of carbon dioxide
Hindustan Times
Pardiwala said that the carbon sequestration potential of each tree is measured using a model that calculates the above-ground and below-ground bio-mass of the tree. “We measure the height and diameter of the tree and then multiply its volume by its ...

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Wakeup call on Camel's Hump logging - Stowe Today

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 14:43

Wakeup call on Camel's Hump logging
Stowe Today
This would increase the carbon sequestration by Vermont's forests to help offset its own (understated) emissions. A report from the University of Vermont shows how much better “no management” is compared to logging when it comes to carbon sequestration.

Decatur plant at forefront of push to pipe carbon emissions underground, but costs raise questions - Chicago Tribune

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 05:01

Chicago Tribune

Decatur plant at forefront of push to pipe carbon emissions underground, but costs raise questions
Chicago Tribune
“The volume of CO2 trapped beneath the subsurface would have to be so enormous it really questions whether or not large-scale CO2 sequestration will play an important role globally in combating greenhouse gas emissions,” Zoback said. “I think the whole ...

It's time to take climate change seriously - Seacoastonline.com

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 01:58

It's time to take climate change seriously
Seacoastonline.com
They should be begging for an increase in corporate taxes to be invested in clean energy, carbon sequestration, renewable energy, and high-speed mass transit between cities. Insurance companies should be demanding a national carbon reduction strategy.

Bio-potential highlighted - Latrobe Valley Express

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 00:00

Latrobe Valley Express

Bio-potential highlighted
Latrobe Valley Express
VAFI chief executive Tim Johnston said the world was transitioning to a bi-economy, which would build upon the unique strengths and properties of forest fibres - from their renewability, carbon sequestration capacity and recyclability. "Australia is ...

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Bridging the Gap Between Carbon Dioxide and Hydrogen - Product Design & Development

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:50

Bridging the Gap Between Carbon Dioxide and Hydrogen
Product Design & Development
The cost of operating the SMR process, and the potential additional costs of carbon taxes and carbon sequestration, puts hydrogen production by SMR at risk for significant cost increases -- especially in smaller scale operations that might provide the ...

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Planting more trees can help offset carbon emissions - chinadialogue (blog)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:46

Planting more trees can help offset carbon emissions
chinadialogue (blog)
The analysis also shows how countries can protect, expand and improve the management of forested lands, which act as crucial “carbon sinks” to keep emissions out of the atmosphere – a key component to meeting the Paris Agreement's goal of limiting ...

Industry advocates say diesel emissions are near zero - Agri-Pulse

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 04:03

Agri-Pulse

Industry advocates say diesel emissions are near zero
Agri-Pulse
... generation (2011 and newer) clean diesel technologies equates to reducing NOx (nitrogen oxide) emissions from all cars on the road for six years, reducing PM (particulate matter) emissions from all cars on the road for 30 years, and a carbon ...

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Process could turn methane to clean-burning hydrogen, without producing CO2 - ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 00:38

Process could turn methane to clean-burning hydrogen, without producing CO2
ScienceBlog.com (blog)
The cost of operating the SMR process, and the potential additional costs of carbon taxes and carbon sequestration, puts hydrogen production by SMR at risk for significant cost increases — especially in smaller scale operations that might provide the ...

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We Are Still In and We're More Committed than Ever - Forbes

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 13:33

Forbes

We Are Still In and We're More Committed than Ever
Forbes
Target and Walmart highlighted the importance of renewable energy procurement. And Fetzer Wines showcased their innovative carbon sequestration system -- a practice that earned them one of this year's Momentum for Change awards from the UNFCC.

Researchers develop potentially low-cost, low-emissions technology that can convert methane without forming CO2 - Phys.Org

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:27

Phys.Org

Researchers develop potentially low-cost, low-emissions technology that can convert methane without forming CO2
Phys.Org
The cost of operating the SMR process, and the potential additional costs of carbon taxes and carbon sequestration, puts hydrogen production by SMR at risk for significant cost increases—especially in smaller scale operations that might provide the ...

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Bridging the gap: Potentially low-cost, low-emissions technology that ... - Science Daily

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:13

Bridging the gap: Potentially low-cost, low-emissions technology that ...
Science Daily
A potentially low-cost, low-emissions technology has been designed that can convert methane without forming carbon dioxide.

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