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A decade-old plan to curb carbon emissions through forest conservation in Africa is yet to pay off - Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 07:14

Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

A decade-old plan to curb carbon emissions through forest conservation in Africa is yet to pay off
Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)
By ensuring carbon sequestration as well as biodiversity conservation and sustainable forest management, REDD+ was meant to provide a win-win deal. But implementation experiences show there are trade-offs involved. First, the carbon prices are too low.

Caribbean set to ride 'blue economy' wave, say economists - Reuters

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 06:21

News Americas Now - Caribbean And Latin America Daily News

Caribbean set to ride 'blue economy' wave, say economists
Reuters
GRAND ANSE, Grenada (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Caribbean countries should dive into the “blue economy” to exploit marine resources, giving their economies a much needed boost, while protecting coastal eco-systems, economists said. The island ...
Caribbean set to ride "blue economy" wave, say economistsThomson Reuters Foundation

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Caribbean set to ride "blue economy" wave, say economists - Reuters

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 05:01

Caribbean set to ride "blue economy" wave, say economists
Reuters
GRAND ANSE, Grenada, June 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - C aribbean countries should dive into the “blue economy” to exploit marine resources, giving their economies a much needed boost, while protecting coastal eco-systems, economists said.

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Soil carbon sequestering success - Echonetdaily

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 00:11

Echonetdaily

Soil carbon sequestering success
Echonetdaily
Central West farmers and the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) climate unit have been working on Australia's first soil carbon sequestration pilot project. The five-year project explored the use of a market-based scheme to sequester carbon in ...

This natural gas plant could be a big breakthrough - Grist

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 23:49

Grist

This natural gas plant could be a big breakthrough
Grist
Net Power captures the carbon dioxide given off as gas burns. That's the same thing done by carbon capture and sequestration plants already in existence. But the crucial difference here is that carbon capture and sequestration usually uses a lot of ...

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Traces of opioids discovered in mussels in Puget Sound - Inhabitat

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 17:00

Traces of opioids discovered in mussels in Puget Sound
Inhabitat
This translates into carbon sequestration, and his 20 acre farm alone can capture 134 tons of carbon annually. The algae and shellfish also act as biofilters that screen out nitrogen, the main element contributing to infamous “dead zones”. The system ...

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An Alt-Meat Reckoning: Not All Roses and Rainbows - Drovers Magazine

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 15:06

Drovers Magazine

An Alt-Meat Reckoning: Not All Roses and Rainbows
Drovers Magazine
... principally — and other edible crops from which nutrients would presumably be extracted for test-tube meat production not only supports a significant amount of carbon sequestration but contributes to the value of “green space” in an increasingly ...

Florida company relocating to Gadsden, bringing 70 jobs - AL.com

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 14:50

Florida company relocating to Gadsden, bringing 70 jobs
AL.com
"Our products are created in the spirit of carbon footprint reduction, carbon sequestration and sustainability, without sacrificing performance," the company states. "Products made with Calcean all benefit from reduced carbon footprints and replacing ...

Worldwide Carbon Sequestration Market: Key Players, Product, Application Segment Analysis Estimate to Market ... - satPRnews (press release)

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 13:13

Worldwide Carbon Sequestration Market: Key Players, Product, Application Segment Analysis Estimate to Market ...
satPRnews (press release)
Global Carbon Sequestration Market Study Report offers a unique tool for estimating the market, highlighting opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decision-making. This report identifies that in this rapidly-evolving and competitive ...

Could Clean Coal Actually Become A Reality? - Forbes

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 12:01

Forbes

Could Clean Coal Actually Become A Reality?
Forbes
Previous iterations of “clean coal” came with the promise of carbon capture only after combustion. This traditional carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) attempts to store CO2 that would otherwise be emitted through the combustion process. Dr. Fan ...

Department of Energy launches two new green initiatives - Power Technology

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 09:27

Power Technology

Department of Energy launches two new green initiatives
Power Technology
Similarly, the CCUS initiative will seek to support and accelerate existing CCUS projects such as those undertaken by the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum, the International Energy Agency (IEA), the IEA's Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme, Mission ...

The lovely curlew is wading into extinction - Spectator.co.uk

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 03:06

Spectator.co.uk

The lovely curlew is wading into extinction
Spectator.co.uk
As Colwell notes, in a carbon-affected climate, this is a double indulgence. Burning peat releases high levels of greenhouse gases, but it also destroys habitat that is better at carbon sequestration than any other landform, including rainforest ...

Innovative zero-emissions power plant begins battery of tests - Nature.com

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 14:21

Nature.com

Innovative zero-emissions power plant begins battery of tests
Nature.com
Once the project begins producing electricity, NET Power engineers must also show that the plant operates as efficiently as advertised, says Howard Herzog, who studies carbon capture and sequestration at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in ...

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Department of Energy launches two clean energy initiatives at Clean Energy Ministerial - Daily Energy Insider

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 13:08

Daily Energy Insider

Department of Energy launches two clean energy initiatives at Clean Energy Ministerial
Daily Energy Insider
CCUS is being led by the United States, Norway, and Saudi Arabia to strengthen the framework for public-private collaboration on carbon capture, utilization and storage efforts currently led by the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum, the ...

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Mystery of Earth's missing nitrogen is solved: Scientists say ROCKS release huge amounts of the element, and it ... - Daily Mail

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:53

Daily Mail

Mystery of Earth's missing nitrogen is solved: Scientists say ROCKS release huge amounts of the element, and it ...
Daily Mail
'When thinking about carbon sequestration, the geology of the planet can help guide our decisions about what we're conserving', he said. The research also solves the mystery of the 'missing nitrogen'. 'We show that the paradox of nitrogen is written in ...

How PEI's salt marshes could join the battle against climate change - CBC.ca

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 10:42

CBC.ca

How PEI's salt marshes could join the battle against climate change
CBC.ca
Salt marshes in the world's coastal areas could be an important resource for pulling carbon out of the atmosphere, but recent research suggests that resource could be limited on P.E.I.. The potential for salt marshes for carbon sequestration, known as ...

'Green' and 'blue' bonds tipped to boom, HSBC head says - The Sydney Morning Herald

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 06:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

'Green' and 'blue' bonds tipped to boom, HSBC head says
The Sydney Morning Herald
"Blue bonds are another emerging theme alongside green bonds," Mr Kelly said. "There is research demonstrating the importance of freshwater wetlands, saltmarsh and mangroves to ecosystems and related to this, opportunities for carbon sequestration.

Carbon Farming Coming to Santa Barbara - The Bottom Line

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 02:50

The Bottom Line

Carbon Farming Coming to Santa Barbara
The Bottom Line
Carbon ranching is coming to Santa Barbara, but farmers aren't growing carbon — they're putting it back into the ground. With the help of compost and cattle, native grasses can sequester organic carbon, enriching the soil and removing greenhouse gases ...

Help prevent deforestation - Napa Valley Register

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 02:07

Help prevent deforestation
Napa Valley Register
Loss of the carbon sequestration benefits from clear cutting naturally forested watersheds will impact air quality. For example, a mature coastal live oak tree (35-40 years old) removes about 467 pounds of atmospheric carbon. It takes over 25 trees to ...

The US is losing 36 million urban trees a year - Treehugger

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 20:12

Treehugger

The US is losing 36 million urban trees a year
Treehugger
And aside from the boosts of wellness they so generously proffer, the annual benefits of U.S. urban forests in considering air pollution removal, carbon sequestration, and decreased building energy use and the subsequent altered power plant emissions ...

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