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Our choice: Use forests for products, or breathe them as smoke - The Register-Guard

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 08/23/2018 - 08:01

Our choice: Use forests for products, or breathe them as smoke
The Register-Guard
Lumber, paper or other items we use every day continue to store carbon for the life of the product. For every tree that's harvested in Oregon, four are planted to replace it, starting the carbon sequestration cycle anew. Moreover, using wood building ...

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You can kick the planet 'in the butt' — Trump's science pick - E&E News

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 19:47

E&E News

You can kick the planet 'in the butt' — Trump's science pick
E&E News
The evidence of the models suggest that it's human-induced, or there's a strong human signal ... but we don't know everything there is to know about the nitrogen cycle, about all the carbon cycling, all this stuff. Carbon sequestration. We don't know ...

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New Carbon-Capture Technology Could Be Game-Changer for Fossil Fuels - Engineering News-Record

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 19:43

Engineering News-Record

New Carbon-Capture Technology Could Be Game-Changer for Fossil Fuels
Engineering News-Record
A new demonstration power plant could change the economics of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS). The 25-MW combined-cycle natural gas plant in LaPorte, Texas, called Net Power, incorporates CO2 generated back into the creation of energy and is ...

Carbon impact of ancient Maya farming may still be felt - Ars Technica

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 19:15

Ars Technica

Carbon impact of ancient Maya farming may still be felt
Ars Technica
Tropical forests account for about a third of the carbon sequestered in soils worldwide, and a significant portion of that carbon resides in subsoils, buried 20cm to 30cm deep, where it usually spends thousands of years before returning to the atmosphere.

Scientists Fight Climate Change By Accelerating Growth Of CO2-Absorbing Crystal - The University Network (blog)

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 15:57

The University Network (blog)

Scientists Fight Climate Change By Accelerating Growth Of CO2-Absorbing Crystal
The University Network (blog)
Scientists have been researching ways to harness this capability to use in the fight against climate change, but up until now the carbon sequestration process was far too slow. When magnesite crystals form, they absorb surrounding carbon dioxide in a ...

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Tailings to the rescue - CIM Magazine

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 15:37

CIM Magazine

Tailings to the rescue
CIM Magazine
CIM: Carbon sequestration normally occurs over thousands or millions of years; why was it happening so quickly in tailings facilities? Dipple: It is fundamentally linked to the mining process, because when you crush ore into a fine size to extract ...

Finance in Motion and Unique raise $60 million for sustainable forestry fund - ImpactAlpha

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 23:00

ImpactAlpha

Finance in Motion and Unique raise $60 million for sustainable forestry fund
ImpactAlpha
... industrial and agricultural activity. Arbaro Fund is looking to make 12 investments and support 20 million metric tons (20 million tons) of carbon sequestration and the creation of 5,000 jobs. Finance in Motion has not announced a timeline for the ...

Co-op needed to support Utah small farmers - Utah Policy

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 20:10

Co-op needed to support Utah small farmers
Utah Policy
Using multi-species rotational grazing that focuses on healthy soil and grass, Utah's carbon footprint could be reduced via carbon sequestration in soil. Slow climate change with pasture management and by reducing the miles food travels from producer ...

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Talking Point: Don't panic, weedkiller has been helping us, not hurting us - The Mercury

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 14:19

The Mercury

Talking Point: Don't panic, weedkiller has been helping us, not hurting us
The Mercury
... annual environmental loss associated with a net increase of 8.2 million kg of herbicide usage resulting from use of alternative products; additional carbon emissions from increased fuel usage and decreased soil carbon sequestration, equal to adding ...

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Tips from Dr. Bronner's, Sun World, Wrangler on Advancing Regenerative Ag Supply Chains - Sustainable Brands

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 20:11

Sustainable Brands

Tips from Dr. Bronner's, Sun World, Wrangler on Advancing Regenerative Ag Supply Chains
Sustainable Brands
Regenerative and thriving agriculture promises to create systems that reach beyond preventing negative impacts, and instead provide a net benefit to the environment and communities, such as soil carbon sequestration. This has gained the attention of ...

What does Trump's pick for science adviser think about climate science? A 2014 talk offers clues - Science Magazine

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 16:51

Science Magazine

What does Trump's pick for science adviser think about climate science? A 2014 talk offers clues
Science Magazine
But we don't know everything about the nitrogen cycle, about all the carbon cycling, and about carbon sequestration …'” “Unfortunately, a lot of scientists have gotten to the point where they say, '[I'd be] an idiot [to] go up [to policymakers] and ...

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Climate Change Makes Trees Grow Faster, Lighter Wood - Laboratory Equipment

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:23

Laboratory Equipment

Climate Change Makes Trees Grow Faster, Lighter Wood
Laboratory Equipment
But the most important finding for practical and political aspects is that the current climate-relevant carbon sequestration of the forests is being overestimated as long as it is calculated with established but outdated wood densities. "The ...

Can a mineral called magnesite solve global warming? New study suggests it can - Firstpost

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 11:08

Firstpost

Can a mineral called magnesite solve global warming? New study suggests it can
Firstpost
It is now being studied as a candidate to sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and curb its contribution towards the warming of the planet. In a process known as carbon sequestration — a hot topic in environmental research at the moment ...

Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market analysis for 2016 globally just published - Plains Ledger

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 09:07

Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market analysis for 2016 globally just published
Plains Ledger
Zion Market Research analysts forecast the latest report on “Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts 2016–2024”, according to their latest report. The Carbon Capture and ...

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Letter: A matter of urgency: Greater Yellowstone Grizzlies - Arizona Daily Star

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:03

Letter: A matter of urgency: Greater Yellowstone Grizzlies
Arizona Daily Star
Longtime protector, Yellowstone Superintendent Wenk is fired, Zinke has taken protections from grizzly bears in Greater Yellowstone Park. An ill-advised trophy hunt is scheduled to start Sept. 1, and we need your help to tell Zinke: Stop It. Here's why.

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Carbon Sequestration Market: Global Growth by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022 - Depositor Money

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 22:15

TimeGazette

Carbon Sequestration Market: Global Growth by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022
Depositor Money
Carbon Sequestration Market research report is a professional and extensive market data. The Report provides a basic overview of the Carbon Sequestration Market including definitions, classifications, applications and chain structure. This report ...
Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market 2022: Market Trends and Growth, Segmentation and Key Companiestheaerospacenews.com

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New Texas A&M soil scientist aims research at global change effects on carbon sequestration - AgriLife Today

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:38

AgriLife Today

New Texas A&M soil scientist aims research at global change effects on carbon sequestration
AgriLife Today
“Current research suggests soils may become a major source of carbon instead of a sink,” she said. “Soils have always been a significant source of greenhouse gases, but that is offset by their stabilization or sequestration capabilities. With changes ...

Hydrogen the fuel of the future, says Chief Scientist - Courier Mail

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:36

Courier Mail

Hydrogen the fuel of the future, says Chief Scientist
Courier Mail
Elements such as electricity generation, carbon sequestration, pipelines, electrolysers, refuelling stations and regulations depend on progress in the others,'' Dr Finkel said. “The federal, state and territory governments can provide the leadership to ...
Australia has big hydrogen export opportunitypv magazine Australia

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TLTB engages landowners and stakeholders for climate mitigation initiative - Fiji Times

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 07:16

TLTB engages landowners and stakeholders for climate mitigation initiative
Fiji Times
“To enhance Fiji carbon sequestration, TLTB has been instrumental in the National REDD+ Steering Committee and its programs, especially in consultation with landowners, capacity building programs, the readiness phase and has now finalising the first ...

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