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Ireland 'sleepwalking' to fines for not meeting climate challenge - Irish Times

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 21:45

Irish Times

Ireland 'sleepwalking' to fines for not meeting climate challenge
Irish Times
Mr Hogan said improved environmental performance at farm level, notably through nutrient management and enhanced use of “precision agriculture”, could make a difference. “The CAP will continue to incentivise farms to move in this direction.” On carbon ...

UT Bureau of Economic Geology Granted $4 Million to Run Carbon Capture Partnership - UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 20:03

UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

UT Bureau of Economic Geology Granted $4 Million to Run Carbon Capture Partnership
UT News | The University of Texas at Austin
AUSTIN, Texas — Pumping carbon dioxide deep under the seafloor may seem like a science-fiction-based solution to dealing with the greenhouse gas, but it's a technology that The University of Texas at Austin Bureau of Economic Geology has been helping ...

The Energy 202: Hurricanes could sweep in carbon-capture projects in Gulf Coast. But the tax overhaul could stop them - Washington Post

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 14:22

Washington Post

The Energy 202: Hurricanes could sweep in carbon-capture projects in Gulf Coast. But the tax overhaul could stop them
Washington Post
Despite environmentalists' distaste for any measure meant to prop up fossil fuels, some Democrats have embraced carbon capture as one of the few areas of agreement with Republicans on energy policy since the GOP took control of Congress. In recent ...

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Aboitiz's A-Park program aims to plant 1-M trees | SunStar - Sun.Star

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 17:09

Sun.Star

Aboitiz's A-Park program aims to plant 1-M trees | SunStar
Sun.Star
Such partnerships were signed at a ceremony last Oct. 26 by Rey Laguda, PBSP executive director; Erramon I. Aboitiz, Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. president and chief executive officer (CEO); Armin Luistro, former DepEd secretary and PBSP president; Jon ...

Saudi Arabia Collaborates with US on Managing Carbon Emissions - Asharq Al-awsat English

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 13:31

Asharq Al-awsat English

Saudi Arabia Collaborates with US on Managing Carbon Emissions
Asharq Al-awsat English
Delegates inspecting a model of a CCS plant at the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on November 4. (IISD reporting services). Riyadh – Asharq Al-Awsat. Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Energy and Industry is expected to sign on ...

Gulf states can lead the way with carbon capture - The National

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 07:28

The National

Gulf states can lead the way with carbon capture
The National
... Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF). With progress in carbon capture moving too slowly to prevent dangerous climate change, can such a forum kick-start it? Arabian Gulf states and other major oil-exporters have a key role to play in the ...

The Urban Revival Is an Urban Myth, and the Suburbs Are Surging - Daily Beast

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 02:12

Daily Beast

The Urban Revival Is an Urban Myth, and the Suburbs Are Surging
Daily Beast
Carbon sequestration can be done better by large trees in suburbia than almost any other landscape type. City centers can import surplus suburban renewable energy captured through rooftop solar, access locally grown organic food and or stored and ...

Soil Power! The Dirty Way to a Green Planet - New York Times

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 19:30

New York Times

Soil Power! The Dirty Way to a Green Planet
New York Times
Now scientists are documenting how sequestering carbon in soil can produce a double dividend: It reduces climate change by extracting carbon from the atmosphere, and it restores the health of degraded soil and increases agricultural yields. Many ...

BN should mulch, not vacuum, leaves - Bloomington Pantagraph

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:04

BN should mulch, not vacuum, leaves
Bloomington Pantagraph
Placing this mulch around the bases of trees would complete the nitrogen/carbon cycles. Instead, the city picks up mounds of leaves from the streets and curbs and spends $500,000 to do so, which could instead be used to fund new native trees for ...

Talking Dirt on Wild About Utah - Utah Public Radio

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 23:27

Talking Dirt on Wild About Utah
Utah Public Radio
This in turn, means less runoff into waterways and greater profitability for farmers. Perhaps most important of all, managing farms this way actually draws carbon out of the atmosphere. If all cropland in the U.S. was farmed using these regenerative ...

MSU gets grant for power plant emission reduction, algae growth - Biodiesel Magazine

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 17:42

Biodiesel Magazine

MSU gets grant for power plant emission reduction, algae growth
Biodiesel Magazine
On the heels of a successful development of algae photobioreactor (APB) technology and carbon dioxide (CO2) sequestration study with Michigan State University, PHYCO2—an algae growth and carbon dioxide sequestration company—will collaborate with MSU ...

Man. looks to ALUS as it changes wetlands management rules - Western Producer

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:47

Western Producer

Man. looks to ALUS as it changes wetlands management rules
Western Producer
We can provide flood mitigation, carbon sequestration, nutrient capture and habitat protection. These are benefits for all Manitobans,” he said. “I am pleased this act would also include revised drainage regulations that would reduce red tape for minor ...

Recommendations for a US Message at the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum Ministerial Meeting - Lexology

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:42

Recommendations for a US Message at the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum Ministerial Meeting
Lexology
Energy ministers from participating Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) countries will meet to discuss carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) issues in Abu Dhabi December 3-7. Below are some suggestions for a US position heading into the ...

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Growing the Urban Canopy - Earth Island Journal

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 08:07

Earth Island Journal

Growing the Urban Canopy
Earth Island Journal
In addition to offering carbon sequestration, urban trees also provide shade, allowing the citizens to reduce their energy consumption, i.e. , their carbon footprint. At the micro level, Richmond needs more trees. The Bay Area Air Quality Management ...

Growing the Urban Canopy - Earth Island Journal

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 08:07

Growing the Urban Canopy
Earth Island Journal
In addition to offering carbon sequestration, urban trees also provide shade, allowing the citizens to reduce their energy consumption, i.e. , their carbon footprint. At the micro level, Richmond needs more trees. The Bay Area Air Quality Management ...

Get Paid Watching The Grass Grow: Carbon Sequestration, Texas-Style - Forbes

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 05:01

Forbes

Get Paid Watching The Grass Grow: Carbon Sequestration, Texas-Style
Forbes
A planner working on flood control in Houston believes he has come upon a way—that conservatives will love—to remove a billion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Jim Blackburn sees carbon in the soil as a private-property right that ...

The Big Suck: Can Atmospheric Carbon Removal Stop Climate Calamity? - CALIFORNIA

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 01:13

The Big Suck: Can Atmospheric Carbon Removal Stop Climate Calamity?
CALIFORNIA
Those opportunities not only include earning carbon sequestration revenues for such things as planting trees, but marketing products that can be created from captured CO2, says Deich, including wood obtained by thinning forests that are managed for ...

Timing key in keeping organic matter in wet soils - Feedstuffs

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 17:35

Feedstuffs

Timing key in keeping organic matter in wet soils
Feedstuffs
The findings contradict the widely held view that soils with high water content necessarily accumulate organic matter better than dry soils, which could have implications for agricultural and wetlands conservation practices, Hall said. Keeping organic ...

Strengthening the Regulation of Enhanced Oil Recovery to Align It with the Objectives of Geologic Carbon Dioxide ... - Natural Resources Defense Council

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 17:15

Strengthening the Regulation of Enhanced Oil Recovery to Align It with the Objectives of Geologic Carbon Dioxide ...
Natural Resources Defense Council
Capturing carbon dioxide from large point sources—such as power plants and refineries—and permanently disposing of it in deep underground geologic formations through a set of technologies known as carbon capture and geologic sequestration (CCS) can ...

Daily on Energy: EPA makes few changes to biofuel mandate - Washington Examiner

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 16:29

Daily on Energy: EPA makes few changes to biofuel mandate
Washington Examiner
Perry is also expected to speak Wednesday at the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum in Abu Dhabi, Axios reports. FERC ADDS FOURTH MEMBER AHEAD OF CRUCIAL VOTE ON COAL PLANTS: Richard Glick was sworn in Wednesday as the newest Democratic member of ...

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