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Pollutant Powerplay - Ethanol Producer Magazine

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:33

Ethanol Producer Magazine

Pollutant Powerplay
Ethanol Producer Magazine
Ernie Pollitzer, owner and senior engineer with Clean Energy Consultants, says carbon sequestration is the emissions-reduction tactic with the most potential, and the EPA is working on new regulations for it. “It is more of a guidance and it was not ...

FSC Announces the Bonn Initiative at COP23 - CSRwire.com (press release)

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:40

The Indian Express

FSC Announces the Bonn Initiative at COP23
CSRwire.com (press release)
The Bonn Initiative is a joint effort to develop scientifically rigorous methodologies that will help quantify the benefits, such as improved carbon sequestration, that FSC certified forests contribute to mitigate global warming and fight climate ...
Dems compete with Trump at Bonn climate summitThe Hill

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Biodiversity Conservation Through Sustainable Companies - Science Trends

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:29

Science Trends

Biodiversity Conservation Through Sustainable Companies
Science Trends
The human population obtains benefits from nature, through ecosystem services. These services are divided in (i) Provisioning services (products obtained from biomes, like water, wood, foods, etc.); (ii) Regulating services (per example, carbon ...

Africa: Better Soil Could Trap As Much Planet-Warming Carbon As Transport Produces - Study - AllAfrica.com

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:15

Africa: Better Soil Could Trap As Much Planet-Warming Carbon As Transport Produces - Study
AllAfrica.com
Soil naturally absorbs carbon from the atmosphere through a process known as sequestration which not only reduce harmful greenhouse gases but also creates more fertile soil. Better soil management could boost carbon stored in the top layer of the soil ...

CIAT: “Soils are the basis of all food production” - Food Tank (blog)

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:01

Food Tank (blog)

CIAT: “Soils are the basis of all food production”
Food Tank (blog)
A new report indicates that better farmland soil management may be able to sequester the same amount of carbon as emitted globally by the transportation sector. The study, a collaborative effort by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture ...

Beef Producers sees carbon policy as a win, but still has some worries - Manitoba Co-operator

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:58

Manitoba Co-operator

Beef Producers sees carbon policy as a win, but still has some worries
Manitoba Co-operator
“We're going to get stuck paying the carbon tax that they're going to pass through to the producer, so with that in mind, we still recognize the value that producers provide in terms of sequestration. If you're going to charge people to put it in the ...

Old coal mines could serve as excellent carbon sinks, shows study - Research Matters

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:30

Research Matters

Old coal mines could serve as excellent carbon sinks, shows study
Research Matters
Carbon Sequestration is the process of storing carbon for long periods. Wetlands, forests, peat bogs are all excellent sources for carbon sequestration, storing millions of tons of carbon. For their new study, the scientists wanted to study the carbon ...

India regrows forests to trap carbon emissions - India Climate Dialogue

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:27

India Climate Dialogue

India regrows forests to trap carbon emissions
India Climate Dialogue
But India's low-cost model may be the most easily replicable for poorer countries. While India's afforestation efforts have led to the least carbon sequestration among the three, it is also the most economical way – by a large margin – of removing ...

Study: Better soil could trap more carbon from the atmosphere - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 01:09

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Study: Better soil could trap more carbon from the atmosphere
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Soil naturally absorbs carbon from the atmosphere through a process known as sequestration that not only reduces harmful greenhouse gases but also creates more fertile soil. Better soil management could boost carbon stored in the top layer of the soil ...

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Nurturing the payment plan for forest carbon - www.businessgreen.com

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:06

www.businessgreen.com

Nurturing the payment plan for forest carbon
www.businessgreen.com
Widespread carbon sequestration outside the energy system is likely to be necessary to address this gap given the reality of current emissions trends in power, transport, buildings and industry. A recent study offers some hope on the solutions available.

New Trillion Trees Partnership Calls for Global Efforts to Protect and Restore 1 Trillion Trees - Newswise (press release)

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:23

New Trillion Trees Partnership Calls for Global Efforts to Protect and Restore 1 Trillion Trees
Newswise (press release)
The planet is losing 10 billion trees per year, leading to widespread impacts on biodiversity, carbon sequestration, local economies and human health. The response of the Trillion Trees partnership is twofold: catalyze large-scale investments to ...

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Trillion Trees: three conservation giants join forces to end deforestation - BirdLife International

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

Trillion Trees: three conservation giants join forces to end deforestation
BirdLife International
The planet is losing 10 billion trees per year, leading to widespread impacts on biodiversity, carbon sequestration, local economies and human health. The response of the Trillion Trees Partnership is twofold: catalyze large-scale investments to ...

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UPDATE 1-Better soil could trap as much planet-warming carbon as ... - Reuters

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:42

UPDATE 1-Better soil could trap as much planet-warming carbon as ...
Reuters
ROME, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Improving soil health in farmlands could capture extra carbon equivalent to the planet-warming emissions ...

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UPDATE 1-Better soil could trap as much planet-warming carbon as transport produces - study - Reuters

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:39

UPDATE 1-Better soil could trap as much planet-warming carbon as transport produces - study
Reuters
Soil naturally absorbs carbon from the atmosphere through a process known as sequestration which not only reduce harmful greenhouse gases but also creates more fertile soil. Better soil management could boost carbon stored in the top layer of the soil ...

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Don't convert Africa's savanna to agricultural land - Deutsche Welle

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:36

Deutsche Welle

Don't convert Africa's savanna to agricultural land
Deutsche Welle
Thirdly, research shows that with correct grazing management, livestock and other ruminant animals inhabiting grasslands similar to African savanna can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase soil carbon sequestration, improve soil fertility and ...

New 3D Printing Material News Galore at formnext 2017 - ENGINEERING.com

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:28

New 3D Printing Material News Galore at formnext 2017
ENGINEERING.com
The lanternfish, in particular, is estimated to sequester 20 to 35 percent of CO2 emissions, more carbon than all of the world's forests combined. Now that the oceans are filled with plastic, these fish are eating discarded plastic instead of plankton ...

Climate change focuses Fiji strategy - Radio New Zealand

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 02:55

Radio New Zealand

Climate change focuses Fiji strategy
Radio New Zealand
Mereseini Vuniwaqa has told a side meeting at the COP23 conference that bamboo could be used for cyclone proof construction, soil conservation and coastal protection, business development, bioenergy, and carbon sequestration. She said bamboo could ...

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Study: Better Soil Could Trap as Much Planet-warming Carbon as Transport Produces - Voice of America

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:26

Voice of America

Study: Better Soil Could Trap as Much Planet-warming Carbon as Transport Produces
Voice of America
Soil naturally absorbs carbon from the atmosphere through a process known as sequestration, which not only reduces harmful greenhouse gases but also creates more fertile soil. Better soil management could boost carbon stored in the top layer of the ...

Beloved barber 'Paco' pens his thanks; reader asks for drought-tolerant gardening tips - Los Angeles Times

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 23:30

Los Angeles Times

Beloved barber 'Paco' pens his thanks; reader asks for drought-tolerant gardening tips
Los Angeles Times
She also identified environmental challenges, such as carbon sequestration and heat-island reduction, that we should also address when planning our landscapes. Like many, I've made major changes to my landscape to reduce my water consumption.

How mass timber could transform our cities (really) - The Architect's Newspaper

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 22:20

The Architect's Newspaper

How mass timber could transform our cities (really)
The Architect's Newspaper
As outlined in this issue, timber has a litany of benefits including carbon sequestration, lower embodied energy than steel and concrete, psychological benefits for inhabitants, less construction noise in tight urban sites, easier on-site construction ...

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