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CP Daily: Monday February 19, 2018 - Carbon Pulse

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 23:42

CP Daily: Monday February 19, 2018
Carbon Pulse
A modified proposal, part two- A potential rival bill to Oregon's same 'cap-and-invest' legislation was passed out of the House Agriculture Committee last week, emphasising the role that carbon sequestration can play in lowering the state's GHG ...

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Renewed tax credits to assist developing clean coal, other technologies - WV News

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 21:03

WV News

Renewed tax credits to assist developing clean coal, other technologies
WV News
“Under the new 45Q provisions, the increase in the amount of tax credits for Carbon Capture and Sequestration is substantial. That said, FirstEnergy doesn't see an immediate benefit,” Meyers said. “CCS technology is still quite expensive, and the ...

Hemp, wolf and carbon bills clear House Ag Committee - Capital Press

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:45

Capital Press

Hemp, wolf and carbon bills clear House Ag Committee
Capital Press
House Bill 4106, which ties Oregon's wolf population to the amount of money available to ranchers for livestock depredation and prevention measures, such as range riders. • House Bill 4109, which requires the Oregon Department of Forestry to study how ...

'The impact farming has on climate change cannot be ignored' - Agriland

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:05

Agriland

'The impact farming has on climate change cannot be ignored'
Agriland
“The impact of resource stress on food production is one of the key issues facing global food production, as are concerns around greenhouse gas emissions, carbon sequestration and carbon levels in soils. Equally, the impact farming itself has on ...

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LETTER: Alewife Symposium Conference highlights environmental issues - Wicked Local

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 15:42

LETTER: Alewife Symposium Conference highlights environmental issues
Wicked Local
Very grateful Jan. 20 for the nongovernmental Alewife Symposium Conference at Tufts University, sponsored by Earthos Institute, Tufts Environmental Department and Sustainable Arlington, all of which widened the climate change discussion to regional ...

3 ways business can be profitable by addressing climate change - North Bay Business Journal

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 09:09

3 ways business can be profitable by addressing climate change
North Bay Business Journal
Like Jackson Family Wines, they are developing new farming techniques which have already resulted in carbon sequestration. 3. Addressing climate change successfully drives the bottom line. Unlike many industries today that spend millions of dollars ...

Pasture diversity is a winner over monocultures - Stuff.co.nz

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 00:22

Stuff.co.nz

Pasture diversity is a winner over monocultures
Stuff.co.nz
His mix of plantain, chicory, timothy, exeltasbrome, prairie grass, cocksfoot, ryegrass plus red, white and alsike clovers pushed twin rearing ewes to 16 per hectare after tailing and 80 per cent of them were finished by January 15. Strips of flowers ...

Renewed tax credits to assist developing clean coal, other technologies - WV News

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 22:06

WV News

Renewed tax credits to assist developing clean coal, other technologies
WV News
“Under the new 45Q provisions, the increase in the amount of tax credits for Carbon Capture and Sequestration is substantial. That said, FirstEnergy doesn't see an immediate benefit,” Meyers said. “CCS technology is still quite expensive, and the ...

Carbon Sequestration Market by Suppliers,Traders, Customers, Key Players, Distributors,Investors Report 2017-2022 - The Financial

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 08:48

Carbon Sequestration Market by Suppliers,Traders, Customers, Key Players, Distributors,Investors Report 2017-2022
The Financial
This Report provides useful data along with forecast and expected growth rate during the forecast period 2017-2022.The report studies the industry depending on multiple factors such as Production, Capacity Utilization Rate, Ex-Factory Price, Revenue ...

A Renewed Focus on Forestry - Valley News

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 04:43

Valley News

A Renewed Focus on Forestry
Valley News
“They're writing it into their appraisal plans, thinking about carbon sequestration. It's on a lot of landowners' radar, because they care about climate change.” Follensbee is talking about “carbon farming,” an emerging theory of forest management ...

Master of Delay: Ruffatto gets seventh sentencing extension - Gillette News Record

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:24

Master of Delay: Ruffatto gets seventh sentencing extension
Gillette News Record
The government insists that Ruffatto also receive a minimum of three years in prison for his crime of stealing more than $5.7 million from a 2009-2010 federal stimulus grant that was supposed to study carbon sequestration in Wyoming's Powder River ...

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Master of delay: Ruffatto gets seventh sentencing extension - Gillette News Record

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:24

Master of delay: Ruffatto gets seventh sentencing extension
Gillette News Record
The government insists that Ruffatto also receive a minimum of three years in prison for his crime of stealing more than $5.7 million from a 2009-2010 federal stimulus grant that was supposed to study carbon sequestration in Wyoming's Powder River ...

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SUNY ESF professor researches benefits of planting more trees in cities - Syracuse.com

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 17:29

Syracuse.com

SUNY ESF professor researches benefits of planting more trees in cities
Syracuse.com
File photo. Syracuse has about 26 percent urban canopy cover, Nowak said, which is near the national average of about 35 percent. "Syracuse is doing fine. A little bit below average but it might not be a fair comparison because the average depends on ...

Global warming is set to breach 1.5 degree limit, says IPCC Draft Report - Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:43

Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

Global warming is set to breach 1.5 degree limit, says IPCC Draft Report
Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)
The report, prepared by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has pointed out that limiting warming to 1.5 degrees is still geophysically possible but would require drastic and rapid reductions in Green House Gas (GHG) emissions by ...

Japanese wooden skyscraper plan sparks debate in the UK - Architects Journal

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:33

Architects Journal

Japanese wooden skyscraper plan sparks debate in the UK
Architects Journal
Timber supplier Sumitomo Forestry this month revealed plans to create the 70-storey skyscraper on a site in Tokyo, to mark the firm's 350th anniversary in 2041. Designed in conjunction with architects at Nikken Sekkei, the structure would use 185,000m3 ...

Speaker Joel Salatin to discuss the 'many faces' of farming - West Plains Daily Quill

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 06:13

West Plains Daily Quill

Speaker Joel Salatin to discuss the 'many faces' of farming
West Plains Daily Quill
A wordsmith, he describes his occupation as “mob-stocking herbivorous solar conversion lignified carbon sequestration fertilization.” His humorous and conviction-based speeches are said to be akin to theatrical performances, often receiving standing ...

Recycled greenhouse gas used to make plastics - Western Producer

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:59

Western Producer

Recycled greenhouse gas used to make plastics
Western Producer
Researchers used the light source's high-powered X-rays to measure the oxidation state of copper, which is a metal that can convert carbon dioxide more efficiently and more selectively than any other catalyst. “We were able to do this for the first ...

Renewables account for 18 percent of US power generation in 2017 - Energy News Network

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 14:18

Renewables account for 18 percent of US power generation in 2017
Energy News Network
A government watchdog discovers a Texas company behind a failed carbon sequestration project improperly charged the Energy Department over $2 million for booze, first-class travel and spa services. (Bloomberg, Vice). POLLUTION: Environmental groups sue ...

Tax Credit May Rev Up Carbon Capture And Sequestration Technology - Forbes

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:31

Forbes

Tax Credit May Rev Up Carbon Capture And Sequestration Technology
Forbes
Will the measure do for carbon capture and sequestration technology what similar tax credits have done for wind and solar? It's known as 45Q and would eventually give a credit of $50 per ton for CO2 that is buried and $35 a ton for CO2 that is re ...

Carbon sequestration proposed as 'cap-and-trade' alternative - Portland Tribune

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 02:06

Portland Tribune

Carbon sequestration proposed as 'cap-and-trade' alternative
Portland Tribune
SALEM — Oregon's forestry and environmental regulators would study "sequestering" carbon as a possible alternative to penalizing emissions under a bill before the House Agriculture Committee. Lawmakers are currently debating a controversial and ...

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