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Loktak Wetland - Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting (blog)

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 23:09

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting (blog)

Loktak Wetland
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting (blog)
This photo series gives viewers a close-up view of Loktak Lake, a wetland of immense social, cultural and economic importance to the indigenous communities of Manipur, India, and home to numerous species including the endangered Sangai deer. Phumdis—a ...

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The New Federal Carbon Credits Might Bring Back *Some* Coal - Forbes

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 22:12

Forbes

The New Federal Carbon Credits Might Bring Back *Some* Coal
Forbes
Republicans have agreed to put a price on carbon, at least temporarily. This CO2 credit might be enough to spur some new coal power investment. The Furthering carbon capture, Utilization, Technology, Underground storage, and Reduced Emissions (FUTURE ...

Is A Window Opening To Invite More Corn Acres? - agprofessional.com

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 20:53

agprofessional.com

Is A Window Opening To Invite More Corn Acres?
agprofessional.com
Reducing deforestation and increasing soil carbon sequestration in agriculture could significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. ( JoAnn Alumbaugh ). Last month, the USDA released its annual acreage estimate, predicting a 50/50 split between corn ...

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Locked in a forest | EurekAlert! Science News - EurekAlert (press release)

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 18:27

EurekAlert (press release)

Locked in a forest | EurekAlert! Science News
EurekAlert (press release)
Argonne researchers have found that in the next 100 years, already existing reforestation in the country could help topsoil absorb an additional 2 billion tons of carbon. Their work is detailed in a recent study in the Proceedings of the National ...
Locked in a Forest - NewswiseNewswise (press release)

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Carbon could be locked in forests - Science Daily

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 18:13

Science Daily

Carbon could be locked in forests
Science Daily
The goal of their study was to determine how much carbon is absorbed, or sequestered, in the topsoils of reforested areas compared with pristine forest and disturbed land. The researchers found that in the next 100 years, already existing reforestation ...

Locked in a Forest - Newswise - Newswise (press release)

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 17:42

Science Daily

Locked in a Forest - Newswise
Newswise (press release)
In a recent study, Argonne researchers helped determine the rate at which reforested and undisturbed forest soils absorb carbon from the atmosphere. They found that in the next 100 years, already existing reforestation in the country could help topsoil ...
Locked in a forestEurekAlert (press release)

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Locked in a forest - EurekAlert (press release)

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 17:24

EurekAlert (press release)

Locked in a forest
EurekAlert (press release)
The goal of their study was to determine how much carbon is absorbed, or sequestered, in the topsoils of reforested areas compared with pristine forest and disturbed land. The researchers found that in the next 100 years, already existing reforestation ...

The Crop of the Future - Agriculture.com

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 16:16

The Crop of the Future
Agriculture.com
Carbon sequestration, meanwhile, is the process involved in carbon capture and the long-term storage of atmospheric carbon in the soil or other carbon sinks. In effect, modification of agricultural practices is one of the most recognized methods of ...

10 Questions with Jonathan Wentzel - Cannabis Business Times

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 15:34

10 Questions with Jonathan Wentzel
Cannabis Business Times
Guthrie: Beija Flor is big on carbon sequestration. What is that, and how can it benefit the Earth? Wentzel: There's an optimal amount of carbon on Earth in the atmosphere. We're made of carbon. There's carbon released in the air. And when we till up ...

NM's next governor must lead on climate - NMPolitics.net

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 15:00

NMPolitics.net

NM's next governor must lead on climate
NMPolitics.net
This research should be part of a broader exploration of negative emission technologies (NETs). NETs are technologies that remove carbon from the atmosphere and sequester it elsewhere. Examples include bio-energy with carbon capture and sequestration ...

USDA offers renewal options for expiring Conservation Stewardship contracts - Austin Herald

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 14:10

USDA offers renewal options for expiring Conservation Stewardship contracts
Austin Herald
Agricultural producers wanting to enhance current conservation efforts are encouraged to renew their Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) contract. Through CSP, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helps private landowners build their ...

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Annie's Releases Limited-Edition Mac and Cheese Made with Regenerative Organic Ingredients - Organic Authority

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 08:21

Annie's Releases Limited-Edition Mac and Cheese Made with Regenerative Organic Ingredients
Organic Authority
Regenerative agriculture practices encourage carbon sequestration in order to reduce the effects of greenhouse gas emissions on climate change. These practices include the use of cover crops, diverse crop rotations, and rotational grazing of livestock ...

Bipartisan expansion of tax credits for carbon dioxide sequestration signed into law - American Geosciences Institute

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 05:19

Bipartisan expansion of tax credits for carbon dioxide sequestration signed into law
American Geosciences Institute
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law by President Donald Trump on February 9, contained language that provides tax incentives for carbon sequestration under a section of the Miscellaneous Provisions. The legislation expands the carbon ...

Letter: Turbine builders should stop stalking Savoy - Berkshire Eagle

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 20:38

Letter: Turbine builders should stop stalking Savoy
Berkshire Eagle
The five enormous turbines they want to build here would ruin this town; destroy habitat; irrevocably divide and deepen animosities in an otherwise peaceful little town and scar another Berkshire ridge line with bulldozers, explosives, and cement for ...

FuelCell officials see 'sustainable profitability' ahead - Danbury News Times

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 19:27

Danbury News Times

FuelCell officials see 'sustainable profitability' ahead
Danbury News Times
In addition, the Carbon Dioxide Sequestration Credit expanded and extended the financial incentives for CO2 capture. FuelCell Energy is building a pilot plant with ExxonMobile and the U.S. Department of Energy in Alabama that will use carbonate fuel ...
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Oil Companies Agree on a Climate Change Solution That Would Help Their Bottom Line - TIME

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 18:47

TIME

Oil Companies Agree on a Climate Change Solution That Would Help Their Bottom Line
TIME
Oil and gas executives gathered in Houston for CERAWeek — a leading international energy conference hosted by IHS Markit — say capturing carbon dioxide created by burning fossil fuels and keeping it from entering the atmosphere is the key to stopping ...

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FFAR awards $1.25m grant to study adaptive multi-paddock grazing for cattle - Feedstuffs

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 15:58

Feedstuffs

FFAR awards $1.25m grant to study adaptive multi-paddock grazing for cattle
Feedstuffs
The Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR), a nonprofit established in the 2014 farm bill, awarded a $1.25 million grant to the Arizona State University Foundation for A New American University. Researchers will collect data on adaptive ...

Meet Allan Savory, the Pioneer of Regenerative Agriculture - Agriculture.com

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 14:53

Agriculture.com

Meet Allan Savory, the Pioneer of Regenerative Agriculture
Agriculture.com
On the most rudimentary level, plants are natural pumps that suck carbon out of the atmosphere and bury it safely in the earth—a process called carbon sequestration. Through photosynthesis, plants convert carbon dioxide in the air into carbon ...

Pasadena hopes to strengthen its image as a 'Green City' with Climate Action Plan - Pasadena Weekly

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

Pasadena Weekly

Pasadena hopes to strengthen its image as a 'Green City' with Climate Action Plan
Pasadena Weekly
The last climate strategy is Urban Greening, which would increase the amount of trees and plants in Pasadena to absorb carbon dioxide, CO2, from the atmosphere, otherwise known as carbon sequestration. “By maintaining a healthy urban forest, prolonging ...

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CERAWEEK-At energy summit, climate pits US against Europe - Nasdaq

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 20:45

CERAWEEK-At energy summit, climate pits US against Europe
Nasdaq
Robert Dudley, president of BP, said Tuesday that "at some point in the future a price on carbon has to be part of this answer." The projected growth of oil demand is "definitely not in line with the Paris climate goals," said International Energy ...

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