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Climate Change Is Here. It's Time to Talk About Geoengineering - WIRED

4 hours 30 min ago

WIRED

Climate Change Is Here. It's Time to Talk About Geoengineering
WIRED
"I want to highlight that we aren't promoting geoengineering, we are promoting dialogue," says Pasztor. Emissions reductions are far cheaper, and more effective, at curbing climate change than technological fixes. Carbon sequestration, difficult as it ...

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These Kids Suing Trump Have Science (and Grandpa) on Their Side - Mother Jones

4 hours 53 min ago

Mother Jones

These Kids Suing Trump Have Science (and Grandpa) on Their Side
Mother Jones
To avoid such massive coastal flooding, Hansen argues that the current temperature rise needs to be capped at 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit, or 1 degree Celsius, through aggressive steps such as mass reforestation, widespread use of carbon sequestration ...

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Here's how much giving up beef helps — or doesn't help — the planet - Washington Post

5 hours 50 min ago

Washington Post

Here's how much giving up beef helps — or doesn't help — the planet
Washington Post
Clark's analysis didn't include the potential that grazing cattle have to rebuild soils, and actually lock carbon away (called sequestration) in the process. I checked in with Jason Rowntree, associate professor at Michigan State University, who's ...

Climate change measures 'must not compromise sustainable food production' - Agriland

10 hours 30 min ago

Agriland

Climate change measures 'must not compromise sustainable food production'
Agriland
This effectively means that agricultural emissions are balanced by increasing carbon-sequestration, reducing emissions from the land sector, as well as by increasing fossil fuel displacement and energy-intensive materials displacement, the plan added.

Can Duke's Edwardsport turn tide for clean coal post-Kemper? - E&E News

10 hours 33 min ago

E&E News

Can Duke's Edwardsport turn tide for clean coal post-Kemper?
E&E News
To this day, Olson questions how Duke seriously intended to pursue carbon capture and sequestration at Edwardsport. What he's more certain of is that chances of CCS at the plant at some point in the future are slim to none. "It's not going to happen ...

Can Duke's Edwardsport turn tide for clean coal post-Kemper? - E&E News

10 hours 41 min ago

E&E News

Can Duke's Edwardsport turn tide for clean coal post-Kemper?
E&E News
To this day, Olson questions how Duke seriously intended to pursue carbon capture and sequestration at Edwardsport. What he's more certain of is that chances of CCS at the plant at some point in the future are slim to none. "It's not going to happen ...

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Scientists Discover Way to Speed Up Oceanic Carbon Sequestration, to Fight Climate Change - Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

13 hours 30 min ago

Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

Scientists Discover Way to Speed Up Oceanic Carbon Sequestration, to Fight Climate Change
Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
It has been almost a year since carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere surpassed the 400 parts per million (PPM) mark, which some scientists and environmental activists say is a “tipping point” in the struggle to curb climate change. With that 400 ...

Ollin Farms in Longmont marks a decade of community nourishment - Longmont Times-Call

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 15:33

Ollin Farms in Longmont marks a decade of community nourishment
Longmont Times-Call
Fascinated by the connections, Mark began intent exploration of carbon sequestration — a process by which carbon is removed from the atmosphere. This serves as another byproduct of growing healthy topsoil. "For the first time scientists and farmers ...

Letter to the Editor: Forward, into the past! - Sunbury Daily Item

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 14:12

Letter to the Editor: Forward, into the past!
Sunbury Daily Item
Carbon sequestration occurs by “leaving it in the ground” — oil, coal, gas — even burning wood releases CO2 and particulate matter. The development of alternative energy sources grow in leaps and bounds worldwide, with Germany producing nearly 100 ...

To avoid climate catastrophe, we'll need to remove CO2 from the air. Here's how. - Ensia

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:35

Ensia

To avoid climate catastrophe, we'll need to remove CO2 from the air. Here's how.
Ensia
Lackner is one of hundreds, if not thousands, of scientists around the world who are working on ways to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, capturing carbon from the atmosphere using plants, rocks or engineered chemical reactions and storing it in soil ...

Caltech scientists accelerate part of carbon sequestration process by 500 times - Inhabitat

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:20

Inhabitat

Caltech scientists accelerate part of carbon sequestration process by 500 times
Inhabitat
Carbon sequestration, or removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it long-term, could help us fight climate change. It's a complex chemical reaction, but a team of six scientists led by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech ...

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Forward, into the past! - Sunbury Daily Item

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 06:12

Forward, into the past!
Sunbury Daily Item
Carbon sequestration occurs by “leaving it in the ground” — oil, coal, gas — even burning wood releases CO2 and particulate matter. The development of alternative energy sources grow in leaps and bounds worldwide, with Germany producing nearly 100 ...

Scientists just learned how to lock away carbon a whole lot faster ... - ScienceAlert

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 02:56

Scientists just learned how to lock away carbon a whole lot faster ...
ScienceAlert
A key tool in the fight against atmospheric carbon just got a big boost, with scientists finding a way to significantly speed up the process of locking away carbon in ...

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Scientists Just Learned How to Lock Away Carbon a Whole Lot Faster - ScienceAlert

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 02:56

Scientists Just Learned How to Lock Away Carbon a Whole Lot Faster
ScienceAlert
A key tool in the fight against atmospheric carbon just got a big boost, with scientists finding a way to significantly speed up the process of locking away carbon in water or rocks – known as carbon sequestration. Sequestration involves some complex ...

Here are some world-changing technologies that might emerge in the next few decades - Business Insider

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 23:35

Here are some world-changing technologies that might emerge in the next few decades
Business Insider
... will be even cheaper as cells operate at near 100% efficiency, and commercial fusion power will be available by 2044. Climate change will also be tackled by interesting techniques, such as geoengineering with calcite aerosols, and carbon sequestration.

The Myth of Good vs. Evil - HuffPost

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 18:47

The Myth of Good vs. Evil
HuffPost
That's the question that really needs to be answered for ideas like carbon sequestration to go to scale. The carbon removed from the atmosphere, where it is harmful, can have tremendous value in places where the carbon in the soil is lacking or depleted.

Former NASA scientist releases new paper supporting youth climate case against Trump - ThinkProgress

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 18:44

ThinkProgress

Former NASA scientist releases new paper supporting youth climate case against Trump
ThinkProgress
Hansen said that his paper is meant to explain the science of climate change “to the educated layperson, including judges in court.” The paper also explores the cost of deploying various carbon sequestration technologies, which Hansen estimates could ...
What Does 'Clean Coal' CCS Failure in US Mean for Meeting Our 2°C Climate Goals?Energy Collective
Inaction on climate change risks leaving future generations $530 trillion in debtThe Conversation UK

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Asking how to save coral reefs leads to better understanding carbon sequestration - Treehugger

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:21

Treehugger

Asking how to save coral reefs leads to better understanding carbon sequestration
Treehugger
While this is still in the early stages of scientific discoveries, it is easy to imagine that this knowledge could help to solve problems with the slowness and inefficiencies that make carbon capture and sequestration such a challenging technical ...

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Carbon and Forage Field Day Happening This Week - Lacombe Online (press release) (blog)

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:11

Lacombe Online (press release) (blog)

Carbon and Forage Field Day Happening This Week
Lacombe Online (press release) (blog)
"As well all know, there are current rebates for crop framers to get money back for carbon sequestration, and we were just wondering, from the livestock side of things, where the research is at and what's happening in the future." Speakers will cover ...

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GUEST COLUMN: Preserving forests is better than harvesting them - Sentinel & Enterprise

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 10:32

GUEST COLUMN: Preserving forests is better than harvesting them
Sentinel & Enterprise
We also seek to elevate carbon sequestration as a more prominent goal of forest managers of public lands such as those owned by the city, along with the goals they already honor of protecting water quality, maintaining forest health, benefitting ...

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