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TD Bank Group and Just Energy Acquire 140000 Tonnes of Carbon Credits from Solifor Perthuis - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:10

TD Bank Group and Just Energy Acquire 140000 Tonnes of Carbon Credits from Solifor Perthuis
Canada NewsWire (press release)
Listed in the CSA Group's GHG registry, the Solifor Perthuis project generated 140,000 tonnes of CO2 reductions by establishing plantation forests dedicated to carbon sequestration. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the carbon credits will be ...

BVCOG: 50 years serving the Brazos Valley - Bryan-College Station Eagle

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 14:46

BVCOG: 50 years serving the Brazos Valley
Bryan-College Station Eagle
BVCOG lead council of governments in a two COG regional planning effort and eventual application submission for a nationwide Department of Energy carbon sequestration initiative called “Future GEN.” As the contractor for workforce development, BVCOG ...

Opinion: Monarchs need 'Airbnb for butterflies' or they'll go extinct - The Mercury News

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 14:05

The Mercury News

Opinion: Monarchs need 'Airbnb for butterflies' or they'll go extinct
The Mercury News
Restoring prairie habitat can actually increase productivity by improving pollination of crops, water filtration and carbon sequestration. The program was designed by my colleagues at Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) in collaboration with conservation, ...

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It's time to wake up to the climate change threat and take steps to mitigate its effects - Bangor Daily News

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:28

Bangor Daily News

It's time to wake up to the climate change threat and take steps to mitigate its effects
Bangor Daily News
Third, as the most forested state in the nation, Maine must play a leadership role in the mitigation of climate change through carbon capture and sequestration. Maine's forests store an estimated 1.48 billion metric tons of carbon, much of which is ...

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50 years serving the Brazos Valley - Bryan-College Station Eagle

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 05:23

50 years serving the Brazos Valley
Bryan-College Station Eagle
BVCOG lead council of governments in a two COG regional planning effort and eventual application submission for a nationwide Department of Energy carbon sequestration initiative called “Future GEN.” As the contractor for workforce development, BVCOG ...

Organic Better than Chemical-Intensive Agriculture at Fighting Climate Change - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:26

Organic Better than Chemical-Intensive Agriculture at Fighting Climate Change
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (registration) (blog)
(Beyond Pesticides, September 19, 2017) Soils on organic farms sequester more carbon for a longer period of time when compared to the soil on conventional chemical-intensive farms, according to a study conducted by researchers from Northeastern ...

Biomimicry = Return on Inspiration - Sustainable Brands

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 20:40

Biomimicry = Return on Inspiration
Sustainable Brands
The trends that I see are very encouraging, including three excellent bets for investment right now: bio-inspired carbon sequestration, chemical breakthroughs to make the circular economy go round, and Net Positive policies for Generous Cities.

The Message is Clear: We Must Create Demand - Ethanol Producer Magazine

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:37

Ethanol Producer Magazine

The Message is Clear: We Must Create Demand
Ethanol Producer Magazine
We know ethanol can compete as a high-octane, low-carbon fuel that is attractive to automakers and the petroleum industry alike, but they are not going to hand it to us. And we need to put all the hype about electric vehicles in perspective. It's one ...

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48-year-old no-till plot still yielding info - Illinois Farmer Today

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:04

Illinois Farmer Today

48-year-old no-till plot still yielding info
Illinois Farmer Today
“In no-till, as long as you put NPK with it, you maintain more soil carbon than undisturbed forest or restored prairie grass,” Krausz said. “Most people think that undisturbed forest would have the greatest amount of carbon sequestration. Well, it ...

Tidal and mangrove deposits during the Oligo-Miocene in the South China Sea - Phys.Org

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:50

Phys.Org

Tidal and mangrove deposits during the Oligo-Miocene in the South China Sea
Phys.Org
Tidal indicators in coastal sandstones of the Miocene Nyalau Formation, Bintulu, Sarawak. Credit: M.H. Amir Hassan. A study on 22–18 million-year-old tidal deposits reveals insights on the significance of mangrove organic carbon sequestration in the ...

Using Green Credits To Promote Sustainable Agro-Forestry - BW Businessworld

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:13

Using Green Credits To Promote Sustainable Agro-Forestry
BW Businessworld
This is in addition to the need for more fauna to drastically increase India's carbon sequestration capacity to bring it closer to carbon neutrality, which Bhutan has already achieved. Therefore Green Credits intervention for afforestation and ...

Opponents of controversial timbering site in Polk County, Tenn., stymied by federal response - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 04:02

Opponents of controversial timbering site in Polk County, Tenn., stymied by federal response
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Healthy resilient forests provide clean water, carbon sequestration, habitat for fish and wildlife, forest products and opportunities for outdoor recreation." Federal officials said Tumbling Creek does not face any impact from the planned timbering ...

Study highlights potential benefits of cross laminated timber - NRToday.com

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 14:03

NRToday.com

Study highlights potential benefits of cross laminated timber
NRToday.com
David Kenney, the president & executive director of Oregon BEST, added CLT brings the possibility of carbon sequestration. “Building with wood represents a huge opportunity to have that carbon-mitigating impact that is very sought after around the ...

Tim Blair: Cheap electricity is a simple equation - Daily Telegraph

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 13:00

Daily Telegraph

Tim Blair: Cheap electricity is a simple equation
Daily Telegraph
Check these titles: Climate Regulation By Capturing Carbon In Mangroves; Carbon sequestration In Mangrove Forests; The Impact Of Climate Change On Mangrove Forests, and so on, including a supplement to the IPCC guidelines for national greenhouse ...

Carbon Sequestration Vs Agroforestry trees - E-Pao.net

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 01:39

E-Pao.net

Carbon Sequestration Vs Agroforestry trees
E-Pao.net
Carbon Sequestration Vs Agroforestry trees. Dr N Irabanta Singh *. Phayeng Umang community reserved forest :: Pix - Rajiv Ningthoujam. Introduction : There is a considerable interest to increase Carbon storage capacity of terrestrial vegetation through ...

Scientists Have Discovered a Way to Make Alcohol Out of Thin Air - ScienceAlert

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 04:43

Scientists Have Discovered a Way to Make Alcohol Out of Thin Air
ScienceAlert
One of the ways of doing this is what's known as carbon capture and storage (CCS), in which treated atmospheric carbon can be pumped underground where over time it fuses into solid rock. But an emerging alternative to carbon sequestration called carbon ...

Heitkamp helps sponsor bill expanding tax credits for carbon capture technology - WDAZ

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 02:21

WDAZ

Heitkamp helps sponsor bill expanding tax credits for carbon capture technology
WDAZ
DICKINSON, N.D. — Ninety percent of the carbon dioxide emitted from a commercial-scale coal-burning power plant in Texas known as WA Parish Generation Station is captured, sequestered and pumped through a pipeline to an oil field 81 miles away.

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Heitkamp helps sponsor bill expanding tax credits for carbon capture technology - West Fargo Pioneer

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 02:20

West Fargo Pioneer

Heitkamp helps sponsor bill expanding tax credits for carbon capture technology
West Fargo Pioneer
This is done by Petra Nova, a carbon capture utilization and sequestration facility that went online in 2016. It can, demonstrably, capture CO2 emissions from the flue gasses that belch from the coal-burning plant, cooling those gasses, separating the ...

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Heitkamp helps sponsor bill expanding tax credits for carbon capture technology - The Dickinson Press

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 01:53

The Dickinson Press

Heitkamp helps sponsor bill expanding tax credits for carbon capture technology
The Dickinson Press
Ninety percent of the carbon dioxide emitted from a commercial-scale coal-burning power plant in Texas known as WA Parish Generation Station is captured, sequestered and pumped through a pipeline to an oil field 81 miles away. This is done by Petra ...

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Bipartisan bill a climate savior or Big Oil handout? - E&E News

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 13:35

E&E News

Bipartisan bill a climate savior or Big Oil handout?
E&E News
House legislation introduced yesterday to boost carbon capture and sequestration projects is being framed as both a climate savior and a massive handout for the fossil fuel industry. Want access to the top energy and environment news? Sign up for a ...

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