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New program pushes 4Rs of proper nutrient management in New York - American Agriculturist

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 07:03

American Agriculturist

New program pushes 4Rs of proper nutrient management in New York
American Agriculturist
"We're looking to work with farmers in the interests of water quality and carbon sequestration … and how that translates on the ground," he says. Jeanette Marvin, administrator of the New York State Agri-Business Association, says the program is ...

Record-high supply and demand on voluntary carbon markets in 2017: report - Mongabay.com

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 22:56

Mongabay.com

Record-high supply and demand on voluntary carbon markets in 2017: report
Mongabay.com
The number of offsets that have been generated is generally considered to be the best way to estimate the environmental impact of voluntary carbon markets. According to the report: “Since 2005, projects have helped to reduce, sequester, or avoid over ...

Our Turn At This Earth: The Missing Loop - HPPR

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 22:00

HPPR

Our Turn At This Earth: The Missing Loop
HPPR
Carbon sequestration is another outcome that could prove lucrative to regenerative farmers. Conventional tillage exposes carbon stored in the soil, returning it to the atmosphere as carbon dioxide. Regenerative farming, on the other hand, leaves the ...

Roeslein searches to restore acres of native grass - The Herald

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:20

Roeslein searches to restore acres of native grass
The Herald
“If we would plant 100 million acres of cover crops and 30 million acres of native grasses and forbes on marginal land, we could sequester over 150 million tons of carbon. More importantly, we could produce over 300 million gallons of CNG that would ...

In carbon negative Sikkim, emissions are on the rise - Down To Earth Magazine

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

Down To Earth Magazine

In carbon negative Sikkim, emissions are on the rise
Down To Earth Magazine
Sikkim has always done well in sequestering carbon but this is the first time it has been found carbon-negative. In 2012, a state government report Climate Change in Sikkim called the carbon sequestration of forests in Sikkim “very significant in India ...

In carbon negative Sikkim, emissions are on the rise - Down To Earth Magazine

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

Down To Earth Magazine

In carbon negative Sikkim, emissions are on the rise
Down To Earth Magazine
Sikkim has always done well in sequestering carbon but this is the first time it has been found carbon-negative. In 2012, a state government report Climate Change in Sikkim called the carbon sequestration of forests in Sikkim “very significant in India ...

Stunning pictures show the African savannah being taken over by trees and shrubs - Business Insider South Africa

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 04:03

Stunning pictures show the African savannah being taken over by trees and shrubs
Business Insider South Africa
Woody plants provide fuel for rural communities and increased food for browsing livestock like goats. They could also offset the loss in carbon sequestration caused by deforestation. But woody plants encroaching on grasslands also means less food for ...

Scientists have created a carbon-trapping mineral in a lab - Big Think (blog)

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 23:48

Big Think (blog)

Scientists have created a carbon-trapping mineral in a lab
Big Think (blog)
More from Professor Power: ”For now, we recognize that this is an experimental process, and will need to be scaled up before we can be sure that magnesite can be used in carbon sequestration. This depends on several variables, including the price of ...
Scientists Develop Lab-Made Mineral That Will Suck CO2 From The ...Forbes
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How A Virus In One Of The World's Smallest Organisms Can Change The Climate - IFLScience

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 22:42

IFLScience

How A Virus In One Of The World's Smallest Organisms Can Change The Climate
IFLScience
Like terrestrial plants, phytoplankton contains chlorophyll and uses photosynthesis to live and grow. Photosynthesis by phytoplankton accounts for as much as half of global primary production and plays a crucial role in carbon sequestration, according ...

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Scientists Develop Lab-Made Mineral That Will Suck CO2 From The Atmosphere - Forbes

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 18:48

Forbes

Scientists Develop Lab-Made Mineral That Will Suck CO2 From The Atmosphere
Forbes
This could be coupled with carbon sequestration, a process in which carbon is injected and stored underground, typically in depleted oil and gas fields. Reducing the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere can be both a result of reducing input as well ...
Faster way to make mineral to remove carbon dioxide from atmosphereScience Daily
Mineral created in lab that can remove CO2 pollution from atmosphereThe Independent
Scientists find way to make mineral which can remove CO2 from ...Phys.Org
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The new giant sucking sound: Pulling carbon dioxide from the air to manufacture products is becoming viable - Plastics Today

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 16:11

Plastics Today

The new giant sucking sound: Pulling carbon dioxide from the air to manufacture products is becoming viable
Plastics Today
Service notes in his article that there are “numerous so-called negative emissions technologies,” such as perennial plants and trees to make biofuels and sequestering carbon in soil. He finds the idea of direct air capture (DAC) compelling, in that ...

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Livestock At McPolin Helps Improve Biodiversity On The Farm - KPCW

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 15:28

KPCW

Livestock At McPolin Helps Improve Biodiversity On The Farm
KPCW
"We are working with the city and Bill White farms on restoring and enhancing the McPolin farms and its ability to basically sequester carbon, increase biodiversity and the watershed the water quality as it comes across that property. The intensive ...

Wood density of European trees decreasing continuously since 1870 - Phys.Org

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 15:13

Phys.Org

Wood density of European trees decreasing continuously since 1870
Phys.Org
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 ...

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Faster way to make mineral to remove carbon dioxide from atmosphere - Science Daily

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 13:58

Science Daily

Faster way to make mineral to remove carbon dioxide from atmosphere
Science Daily
This depends on several variables, including the price of carbon and the refinement of the sequestration technology, but we now know that the science makes it do-able." Commenting, Professor Peter Kelemen at Columbia University's Lamont Doherty Earth ...
Scientists have created a carbon-trapping mineral in a labBig Think (blog)
Mineral created in lab that can remove CO2 pollution from atmosphereThe Independent
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Report: Wyoming could support 2600 carbon tech jobs - News Letter Journal

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:35

Report: Wyoming could support 2600 carbon tech jobs
News Letter Journal
The nonprofit's jobs estimate purposefully ignores jobs related to enhanced oil recovery and carbon sequestration, Ringness said. Carbon tech refers to products and chemical feedstock made from coal, natural gas, oil and captured carbon dioxide ...

The next five years will be 'anomalously warm,' scientists predict - Carbon Brief

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:34

The next five years will be 'anomalously warm,' scientists predict
Carbon Brief
Professor Ian Power, who led the study, commented: “For now, we recognise that this is an experimental process, and will need to be scaled up before we can be sure that magnesite can be used in carbon sequestration…This depends on several variables, ...

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How this economist-entrepreneur is cultivating a new market for organic products - GreenBiz

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:07

GreenBiz

How this economist-entrepreneur is cultivating a new market for organic products
GreenBiz
In addition, organic farming helps solve climate change through carbon sequestration in soils. In a 2017 study, Northeastern University researchers found that soil from organic farms were 26 percent better at retaining carbon than soil from non-organic ...

Tree now at center of development debate - Chattanooga Times Free Press

GCS IN THE NEWS - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 02:03

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Tree now at center of development debate
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Post oaks play a role in stormwater mitigation and carbon sequestration. They also produce acorns — a valuable resource for area mammals. Oaks can take 25 years to produce the nut, so tearing down the tree and planting a new one in another location ...

Mineral created in lab that can remove CO2 pollution from atmosphere - The Independent

GCS IN THE NEWS - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 20:18

The Independent

Mineral created in lab that can remove CO2 pollution from atmosphere
The Independent
“For now, we recognise that this is an experimental process, and will need to be scaled up before we can be sure that magnesite can be used in carbon sequestration (taking CO2 from the atmosphere and permanently storing it as magnesite),” said ...
Scientists find way to make mineral which can remove CO2 from atmosphereEurekAlert (press release)

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