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Long-term viability of carbon sequestration in deep-sea sediments - Science Advances

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:03

Long-term viability of carbon sequestration in deep-sea sediments
Science Advances
Sequestration of carbon dioxide in deep-sea sediments has been proposed for the long-term storage of anthropogenic CO2 that can take advantage of the current offshore infrastructure. It benefits from the negative buoyancy effect and hydrate formation ...

Guest post: How use of land in pursuit of 1.5C could impact biodiversity - Carbon Brief

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 07:08

Carbon Brief

Guest post: How use of land in pursuit of 1.5C could impact biodiversity
Carbon Brief
The latter includes negative emissions techniques – also known as CO2 removal – such as afforestation and reforestation, restoration of peatlands, wetlands and coastal ecosystems, soil carbon sequestration, addition of biochar to soils, enhanced ...

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Without lemur poo, Madgascar's trees may be doomed - Futurity: Research News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 06:03

Futurity: Research News

Without lemur poo, Madgascar's trees may be doomed
Futurity: Research News
“There still would be a forest, but the makeup of trees would be quite different, and the forest's ability to sequester carbon would be greatly diminished,” Dunham says. “For example, in the case where all lemur-dispersed trees disappear from just one ...

MacAulay chided for asserting farmers support carbon tax - Manitoba Co-operator

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 15:21

MacAulay chided for asserting farmers support carbon tax
Manitoba Co-operator
GGC is concerned with the tax's impact on the competitiveness of the export sector, credit for carbon sequestration by farmers, on-farm fuel use including propane and natural gas for conventional grain drying as perishable biological organisms need to ...

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USU Extension Testing Grass Varieties For More Efficient Landscapes - Utah Public Radio

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 14:17

Utah Public Radio

USU Extension Testing Grass Varieties For More Efficient Landscapes
Utah Public Radio
“In terms of carbon sequestration, as a plant material grasses sequester more carbon than any other plant,” Kopp said. “They filter fertilizers, pesticides, particulate matter from the atmosphere. That gets lost in a lot of those conversations. We try ...

Congress Highlights Bamboo and Rattan's Contribution to SDGs - IISD Reporting Services

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 11:54

Congress Highlights Bamboo and Rattan's Contribution to SDGs
IISD Reporting Services
On SDG 13, speakers highlighted the high levels of carbon sequestration in bamboo, and discussed methodologies for calculating the extent of sequestration. They noted that bamboo also has benefits for reducing carbon emissions in terms of emissions ...

US offset developer combines two tree plantings with CO2 sequestration in new premium offering - Carbon Pulse

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 07:19

US offset developer combines two tree plantings with CO2 sequestration in new premium offering
Carbon Pulse
A US project developer has introduced a new bundled offset product designed for voluntary market buyers looking for offsets “a little more tangible” than current offerings. A Carbon Pulse subscription is required to read the full article. Subscribe ...

Merced River Helps Explain How Soils Capture and Store Planet-Warming Carbon - UC Merced University News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 15:55

UC Merced University News

Merced River Helps Explain How Soils Capture and Store Planet-Warming Carbon
UC Merced University News
“Land conversion and soil erosion continue to lead to high rates of soil loss, changing the geochemical and biological processes in the soil matrix that are key for not just carbon sequestration, but also the ability of the soil system to continue to ...

Merced River Helps Explain How Soils Capture and Store Planet-Warming Carbon - UC Merced University News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 15:54

UC Merced University News

Merced River Helps Explain How Soils Capture and Store Planet-Warming Carbon
UC Merced University News
“Land conversion and soil erosion continue to lead to high rates of soil loss, changing the geochemical and biological processes in the soil matrix that are key for not just carbon sequestration, but also the ability of the soil system to continue to ...

Soil Can Sequester Planet-Warming Carbon. The Merced River is Helping Scientists Understand How. - UC Merced University News

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 11:51

UC Merced University News

Soil Can Sequester Planet-Warming Carbon. The Merced River is Helping Scientists Understand How.
UC Merced University News
Soils are carbon sinks, storing more planet-warming carbon than the atmosphere and all animal and plant life combined. But they can also release massive amounts of stored carbon into the atmosphere. Given carbon's central role in climate change, ...

Loss of lemurs might endanger many of Madagascar's largest tree species - Science Daily

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 11:15

Science Daily

Loss of lemurs might endanger many of Madagascar's largest tree species
Science Daily
Rice graduate student Andrea Drager also joined the effort, and the team showed that lemurs are not only important as gardeners of the forest but also likely play an important role in forest carbon sequestration. "We found that lemurs are the primary ...

UK Environmental Coalition Pursues Carbon Quantum Wire and Capacitance in Support of Government's Recently ... - Markets Insider

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 00:12

UK Environmental Coalition Pursues Carbon Quantum Wire and Capacitance in Support of Government's Recently ...
Markets Insider
Vehicular power systems; Residential distributed energy plans; Supporting role in providing sustainable clean energy from intermittently available sources such as wind, wave and solar; In an of itself, the manufacturing process can be carbon ...

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UK Environmental Coalition Pursues Carbon Quantum Wire and Capacitance in Support of Government's Recently ... - PR Newswire UK (press release)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 00:06

UK Environmental Coalition Pursues Carbon Quantum Wire and Capacitance in Support of Government's Recently ...
PR Newswire UK (press release)
Vehicular power systems; Residential distributed energy plans; Supporting role in providing sustainable clean energy from intermittently available sources such as wind, wave and solar; In an of itself, the manufacturing process can be carbon ...

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Inside a Plan at UT to Capture and Store Carbon—Forever - The Alcalde

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 08:09

The Alcalde

Inside a Plan at UT to Capture and Store Carbon—Forever
The Alcalde
As a geologist, Hovorka's expertise is on the storage side, also known as carbon sequestration. She studies how to make storage safe and effective. Hovorka and her team work with geological formations in Texas, and recently, the seafloor of the Texas ...

Inside a Plan at UT to Capture and Store Carbon—Forever - The Alcalde

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 08:09

The Alcalde

Inside a Plan at UT to Capture and Store Carbon—Forever
The Alcalde
As a geologist, Hovorka's expertise is on the storage side, also known as carbon sequestration. She studies how to make storage safe and effective. Hovorka and her team work with geological formations in Texas, and recently, the seafloor of the Texas ...

Upper Estuaries Found to Be Significant Blue Carbon Sink - Eos

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 07:24

Upper Estuaries Found to Be Significant Blue Carbon Sink
Eos
Wetlands play an outsized role in global carbon cycling. The world's wetlands store as much as 30% of terrestrial carbon, sequestering nearly 50 million metric tons of carbon from the atmosphere every year. Although extensive peatlands in Alaska and ...

World Energy 2018-2050: World Energy Annual Report (Part 1) - Seeking Alpha

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 06:26

World Energy 2018-2050: World Energy Annual Report (Part 1)
Seeking Alpha
... before 2030, cumulative carbon dioxide emissions over the 21st century will be sufficient to result in global warming by more than two degrees Celsius relative to the pre-industrial time (assuming there will be no large-scale carbon sequestration ...

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Canada's carbon sinks don't mean we can ease off on climate policy - Policy Options

Google Carbon Sequestration - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 05:01

Policy Options

Canada's carbon sinks don't mean we can ease off on climate policy
Policy Options
While our forests are carbon sinks and help to reduce emissions, to meet our Paris climate commitments we must reduce fossil fuel use and industrial emissions.

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Verification project stores CO2 in coal seams while enhancing natural gas production - JWN

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 19:44

JWN

Verification project stores CO2 in coal seams while enhancing natural gas production
JWN
Wyoming-based WellDog, Virginia Tech and Carbon GeoCycle have collaborated to deliver the world's first successful direct verification of carbon dioxide sequestered in an underground rock. The verification, made using WellDog's proprietary Reservoir ...

Sen. Barrasso searches for CO2 value, not price, to boost carbon capture use - Utility Dive

Google Carbon Sequestration - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 07:33

Sen. Barrasso searches for CO2 value, not price, to boost carbon capture use
Utility Dive
However, Wyoming is one state where, Anderson said, the 45Q incentive may be enough to spur utilities to use the emissions-reducing technology, as carbon capture, sequestration and utilization infrastructure is already being built out there by other ...

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