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How farming screwed up Midwest carbon storage - Futurity: Research News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 06:54

Futurity: Research News

How farming screwed up Midwest carbon storage
Futurity: Research News
The study focuses on how carbon can transfer from terrestrial sources such as soil or plants into the atmosphere, and vice versa during crop production. When carbon transfers from the ground into the atmosphere, it can contribute to climate change. But ...

Compensation or Cop Out? Understanding Conn's Partnership with Reforest the Tropics - The Connecticut College Voice

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 19:23

The Connecticut College Voice

Compensation or Cop Out? Understanding Conn's Partnership with Reforest the Tropics
The Connecticut College Voice
Forests act as natural carbon sinks, meaning they sequester the excess of carbon dioxide we produce without chemicals or human interference. Other carbon sequestration techniques, as detailed by RTT, include “fertilizing the oceans, a risky method that ...

Column: TownGreen calls for a zero carbon future - Gloucester Daily Times

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 14:39

Column: TownGreen calls for a zero carbon future
Gloucester Daily Times
And we will harness the power of carbon sequestration both locally and in tropical forests to allow many of us to become true 100 percent carbon net zero patriots. This "technology" is about to become more mainstream, as supported by TownGreen2025, in ...

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Six Yale professors elected to National Academy of Sciences - Yale News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 11:15

Yale News

Six Yale professors elected to National Academy of Sciences
Yale News
... B. Macelwane Medal from the American Geophysical Union, being named a Presidential Young Investigator by the National Science Foundation and the Francis Birch Lecturer by the American Geophysical Union. Bercovici joined the Yale faculty in 2001 ...

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New ISU research focuses on carbon in soils | AG | kmaland.com - KMAland

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 11:06

KMAland

New ISU research focuses on carbon in soils | AG | kmaland.com
KMAland
(Ames)--Changes in land use and agricultural practices affect the amount of carbon stored in Midwestern soils, according to new research from Iowa State University scientists.
Researchers Model How Midwestern Land-Use Changes Affect ...Newswise (press release)
Iowa State University researchers model how Midwestern land-use ...Iowa State University News Service

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Study: More fires and drought will lead to fewer trees in Klamath - Digital Journal

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:25

Digital Journal

Study: More fires and drought will lead to fewer trees in Klamath
Digital Journal
The increase in fires and summer drought brought on by climate change is increasingly altering the type of tree species and the carbon sequestration of forest landscapes, particularly in the Klamath region of the United States. An increase in the ...

Iowa State University researchers model how Midwestern land-use changes affect carbon storage over the last 165 years - Iowa State University News Service

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 07:26

Iowa State University researchers model how Midwestern land-use changes affect carbon storage over the last 165 years
Iowa State University News Service
In addition, the study accounted for various agricultural practices such as tillage, fertilizer use and crop rotation and derived the impact on carbon exchange. The researchers found modern agricultural management practices increased soil carbon ...

Climate Activists And Coal Interests Unite, Lending Support To Zero-Emissions Technologies - Forbes

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 06:45

Forbes

Climate Activists And Coal Interests Unite, Lending Support To Zero-Emissions Technologies
Forbes
Traditional approaches to capturing carbon involve separating the CO2 from the nitrogen using expensive flue-gas scrubbers. Net Power is working with Toshiba Corp. to burn natural gas in oxygen to create pure CO2 — much of which is captured, heated ...

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Delving into the GMO traits that cut back pesticide impacts globally - Genetic Literacy Project

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 06:00

Genetic Literacy Project

Delving into the GMO traits that cut back pesticide impacts globally
Genetic Literacy Project
The combined fuel savings has been 5.8 billion litres of fuel and the combined carbon savings 166 billion kg.To put some of these numbers in perspective, they looked the carbon savings from 2015, the last year they had data from and found it the fuel ...

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Delving into the GMO traits that cut back pesticide impacts globally - Genetic Literacy Project

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 06:00

Genetic Literacy Project

Delving into the GMO traits that cut back pesticide impacts globally
Genetic Literacy Project
The combined fuel savings has been 5.8 billion litres of fuel and the combined carbon savings 166 billion kg.To put some of these numbers in perspective, they looked the carbon savings from 2015, the last year they had data from and found it the fuel ...

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Onondaga County farms awarded over $200K to fight impacts of climate change - Auburn Citizen

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 14:49

Auburn Citizen

Onondaga County farms awarded over $200K to fight impacts of climate change
Auburn Citizen
The other will receive $40,760 to "implement a 78-acre prescribed grazing system that will increase soil health, improve soil carbon sequestration by promoting plant growth throughout the year, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions," according to the ...

India's forests are under threat - Aljazeera.com

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 10:57

Aljazeera.com

India's forests are under threat
Aljazeera.com
In order to enhance the forests' mitigation capacities, impetus should have been given to tree species with greater carbon sequestration potential to increase the carbon stock in forests instead of promoting species with a low carbon footprint to lock ...

Smartphone App Enables Family Forest Owners to Get Paid to Store Carbon - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 10:18

Smartphone App Enables Family Forest Owners to Get Paid to Store Carbon
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
ecoPartners is a leader in technical consulting and development services for forest carbon offset projects throughout the United States and around the world. The Forest Carbon Works platform is specifically designed to let US forest owners quantify and ...

California to Extend Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Through 2030 - Scientific American

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 09:52

Scientific American

California to Extend Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Through 2030
Scientific American
While many oil companies still oppose the program's overall schedule of emissions cuts, they are praising the inclusion of a way to generate credits from carbon capture and sequestration, which could be an additional profit-maker when coupled with ...

Smartphone App Enables Family Forest Owners to Get Paid to Store Carbon - Citizentribune

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 09:52

Smartphone App Enables Family Forest Owners to Get Paid to Store Carbon
Citizentribune
ecoPartners is a leader in technical consulting and development services for forest carbon offset projects throughout the United States and around the world. The Forest Carbon Works platform is specifically designed to let US forest owners quantify and ...

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Set in Stone - The Aggie

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 09:15

The Aggie

Set in Stone
The Aggie
... carbon storage reservoirs or be included in monitoring calculations to better determine nitrogen pollution in surface or groundwater. Iris Holzer, a graduate student in the Houlton Lab, is currently studying rock nitrogen weathering on a regional ...
Nitrogen from rock could fuel more plant growth around the world but not enough to prevent climate changeMENAFN.COM

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Farmers face green challenges to get grants - Independent.ie

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 04/29/2018 - 22:48

Farmers face green challenges to get grants
Independent.ie
Mr Hogan said that improved forestry planting rates would help Ireland meet its carbon reduction targets through credit for "carbon sequestration". He said he is preparing to defend EU farm funding under the changed budgetary regime, arguing that the ...

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Farmers face green challenges to get future EU payments - Independent.ie

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 04/29/2018 - 19:31

Independent.ie

Farmers face green challenges to get future EU payments
Independent.ie
Mr Hogan said that improved forestry planting rates would help Ireland meet its carbon reduction targets through credit for "carbon sequestration". He said he is preparing to defend EU farm funding under the changed budgetary regime, arguing that the ...

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Farmers face green challenges to get grants - Independent.ie

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 04/29/2018 - 19:31

Independent.ie

Farmers face green challenges to get grants
Independent.ie
The EU Commissioner also noted Ireland was currently planting 5,500 hectares of forestry per year. "That is low against a target of 10,000 hectares per annum that was in the rural development programme." Mr Hogan said that improved forestry planting ...