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The new giant sucking sound: Pulling carbon dioxide from the air to manufacture products is becoming viable - Plastics Today

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 16:11

Plastics Today

The new giant sucking sound: Pulling carbon dioxide from the air to manufacture products is becoming viable
Plastics Today
Service notes in his article that there are “numerous so-called negative emissions technologies,” such as perennial plants and trees to make biofuels and sequestering carbon in soil. He finds the idea of direct air capture (DAC) compelling, in that ...

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Livestock At McPolin Helps Improve Biodiversity On The Farm - KPCW

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 15:28

KPCW

Livestock At McPolin Helps Improve Biodiversity On The Farm
KPCW
"We are working with the city and Bill White farms on restoring and enhancing the McPolin farms and its ability to basically sequester carbon, increase biodiversity and the watershed the water quality as it comes across that property. The intensive ...

Wood density of European trees decreasing continuously since 1870 - Phys.Org

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 15:13

Phys.Org

Wood density of European trees decreasing continuously since 1870
Phys.Org
But the most important finding for practical and political aspects is that the current climate-relevant carbon sequestration of the forests is being overestimated as long as it is calculated with established but outdated wood densities. "The ...

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Report: Wyoming could support 2600 carbon tech jobs - News Letter Journal

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:35

Report: Wyoming could support 2600 carbon tech jobs
News Letter Journal
The nonprofit's jobs estimate purposefully ignores jobs related to enhanced oil recovery and carbon sequestration, Ringness said. Carbon tech refers to products and chemical feedstock made from coal, natural gas, oil and captured carbon dioxide ...

The next five years will be 'anomalously warm,' scientists predict - Carbon Brief

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:34

The next five years will be 'anomalously warm,' scientists predict
Carbon Brief
Professor Ian Power, who led the study, commented: “For now, we recognise that this is an experimental process, and will need to be scaled up before we can be sure that magnesite can be used in carbon sequestration…This depends on several variables, ...

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How this economist-entrepreneur is cultivating a new market for organic products - GreenBiz

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:07

GreenBiz

How this economist-entrepreneur is cultivating a new market for organic products
GreenBiz
In addition, organic farming helps solve climate change through carbon sequestration in soils. In a 2017 study, Northeastern University researchers found that soil from organic farms were 26 percent better at retaining carbon than soil from non-organic ...

Tree now at center of development debate - Chattanooga Times Free Press

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 02:03

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Tree now at center of development debate
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Post oaks play a role in stormwater mitigation and carbon sequestration. They also produce acorns — a valuable resource for area mammals. Oaks can take 25 years to produce the nut, so tearing down the tree and planting a new one in another location ...

Mineral created in lab that can remove CO2 pollution from atmosphere - The Independent

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 20:18

The Independent

Mineral created in lab that can remove CO2 pollution from atmosphere
The Independent
“For now, we recognise that this is an experimental process, and will need to be scaled up before we can be sure that magnesite can be used in carbon sequestration (taking CO2 from the atmosphere and permanently storing it as magnesite),” said ...
Scientists find way to make mineral which can remove CO2 from atmosphereEurekAlert (press release)

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Trees and climate change: Faster growth, lighter wood - Science Daily

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 19:24

Science Daily

Trees and climate change: Faster growth, lighter wood
Science Daily
But the most important finding for practical and political aspects is that the current climate-relevant carbon sequestration of the forests is being overestimated as long as it is calculated with established but outdated wood densities. "The ...

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Report: Wyoming could support 2600 carbon tech jobs - Gillette News Record

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 18:03

Report: Wyoming could support 2600 carbon tech jobs
Gillette News Record
The nonprofit's jobs estimate purposefully ignores jobs related to enhanced oil recovery and carbon sequestration, Ringness said. Carbon tech refers to products and chemical feedstock made from coal, natural gas, oil and captured carbon dioxide ...

Rudi Roeslein plans to save the planet with native grasses - The Democrat Leader

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 17:10

The Democrat Leader

Rudi Roeslein plans to save the planet with native grasses
The Democrat Leader
“If we would plant 100-million acres of cover crops, and 30-million acres of native grasses and forbes on marginal land, we could sequester over 150-million tons of carbon. More importantly, we could produce over 300-million gallons of compressed ...

Wood density of European trees decreasing continuously since 1870 - Canadian Forest Industries

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 14:42

Wood density of European trees decreasing continuously since 1870
Canadian Forest Industries
Aug. 14, 2018 - Trees are growing more rapidly due to climate change. This sounds like good news. After all, this means that trees are storing more carbon dioxi.

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Trees and Climate Change: Faster Growth, Lighter Wood - R & D Magazine

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 14:15

R & D Magazine

Trees and Climate Change: Faster Growth, Lighter Wood
R & D Magazine
But the most important finding for practical and political aspects is that the current climate-relevant carbon sequestration of the forests is being overestimated as long as it is calculated with established but outdated wood densities. "The ...

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Report: Wyoming could support 2600 carbon tech jobs - Wyoming Business Report

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 13:57

Wyoming Business Report

Report: Wyoming could support 2600 carbon tech jobs
Wyoming Business Report
The nonprofit's jobs estimate purposefully ignores jobs related to enhanced oil recovery and carbon sequestration, Ringness said. Carbon tech refers to products and chemical feedstock made from coal, natural gas, oil and captured carbon dioxide ...

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Trees and climate change: Faster growth, lighter wood - EurekAlert (press release)

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:53

EurekAlert (press release)

Trees and climate change: Faster growth, lighter wood
EurekAlert (press release)
But the most important finding for practical and political aspects is that the current climate-relevant carbon sequestration of the forests is being overestimated as long as it is calculated with established but outdated wood densities. "The ...

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To create a wild haven - Down To Earth Magazine (blog)

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:37

Down To Earth Magazine (blog)

To create a wild haven
Down To Earth Magazine (blog)
The State and the Central Governments evince keen interest in developing such areas in order to improve the biodiversity therein which, in turn, provides all the ecosystem services such as carbon sequestration, release of oxygen, rain water harvesting, ...

UW-backed study suggests measures to increase state's market share - Laramie Boomerang

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 00:12

Laramie Boomerang

UW-backed study suggests measures to increase state's market share
Laramie Boomerang
The nonprofit's jobs estimate purposefully ignores jobs related to enhanced oil recovery and carbon sequestration, Ringness said. Carbon tech refers to products and chemical feedstock made from coal, natural gas, oil and captured carbon dioxide ...

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Climate, Cane and Carbon: Farmers pack out Marian field day - Mackay Daily Mercury

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 22:47

Mackay Daily Mercury

Climate, Cane and Carbon: Farmers pack out Marian field day
Mackay Daily Mercury
"Farmers in the Mackay region are hungry for information about improving soils, carbon sequestration and climate change,” he said. "Dangerous climate change poses great risks for agriculture in the Mackay region and farmers are very concerned about ...

Woody plants on the march: Trees and shrubs are encroaching across Africa - Mail & Guardian

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 17:40

Mail & Guardian

Woody plants on the march: Trees and shrubs are encroaching across Africa
Mail & Guardian
It may offset the loss in carbon sequestration caused by deforestation. But more woody plants also means less habitat for grass and other herbs that make grasslands and savannas such productive systems. And that's a direct threat to the productivity of ...

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Healthy soils are essential to achieve Zero Hunger, peace and prosperity - ReliefWeb

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 17:36

ReliefWeb

Healthy soils are essential to achieve Zero Hunger, peace and prosperity
ReliefWeb
In particular, he pointed to the potential of soils for carbon sequestration and storage, which has been documented in a global soil organic carbon map released by FAO. "Maintaining and increasing soil carbon stock should become a priority," Graziano ...
To beat hunger and combat climate change, world must 'scale-up' soil health – UNUN News

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