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Province Hands Out Sustainability Awards - PortageOnline.com

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 22:38

PortageOnline.com

Province Hands Out Sustainability Awards
PortageOnline.com
The AMCP operates 20 community pastures, covering over 350,000 acres and represents some of the largest contiguous blocks of native grasslands remaining in the province. Benefits of the program include water filtration and retention, carbon ...

'Victory Gardens' Are Making A Major Return To Combat Climate Change - Green Matters

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 21:58

Green Matters

'Victory Gardens' Are Making A Major Return To Combat Climate Change
Green Matters
Limiting plastic use and adding plant-based meals to our diets are easy and common ways to fight climate change. Another fulfilling way to participate is by creating and maintaining a local garden, whether in a community area or at home. Green America ...

FSC Launches Ecosystem Services Procedure - CSRwire.com (press release)

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:57

FSC Launches Ecosystem Services Procedure
CSRwire.com (press release)
FSC's new Ecosystem Services Procedures will verify the impacts on carbon sequestration and storage; conservation of biodiversity; watershed services; soil conservation; and recreational services. The procedure will be ready to use from 21 August, 2018.

No dream solution for low-carbon future - Power Technology

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:21

Power Technology

No dream solution for low-carbon future
Power Technology
The expansion of Britain's electrical grid was also examined in both scenarios, including government investment in technologies such as carbon sequestration and nuclear power, as well as the development and deployment of a breakthrough technology.

Carbon projects in focus in Queensland's southwest - Beef Central

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 07:34

Beef Central

Carbon projects in focus in Queensland's southwest
Beef Central
Whilst the contracted sequestration of carbon is achieved, there is the significant financial benefit. However, by registering such agreements, there is a legal liability incurred, plus ongoing management of the carbon project over its permanency ...

Optimum shade for cocoa - Science Daily

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 06:56

Science Daily

Optimum shade for cocoa
Science Daily
Amongst others, ecosystem services include the maintenance of biodiversity of flora and fauna and the sequestration of carbon from the air into soils and biomass, which should help to mitigate climate change. Agroforestry systems hold the promise for ...

3 urgent areas for Zinke to focus beyond departmental reorganization - Environmental Defense Fund (blog)

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 18:59

Environmental Defense Fund (blog)

3 urgent areas for Zinke to focus beyond departmental reorganization
Environmental Defense Fund (blog)
These ecosystems also offer a multitude of ecosystem services including recreation, carbon sequestration, water filtration, pollination and more. Mitigating impacts to these landscapes is the best way to allow for continued economic development while ...

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Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) Market Report 2018-2028 – Visiongain Report - EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 17:28

Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) Market Report 2018-2028 – Visiongain Report
EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)
LONDON, May 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --. Capacity (MMtpa), CAPEX ($m) & OPEX ($m) Forecasts for CO2 Capture (Pre-Combustion, Post-Combustion, Oxy-Fuel Combustion), CO2 Transportation & Transmission (Pipelines, Ships / Chemical Tankers ...

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US Cities Are Losing Millions Of Trees Each Year - CleanTechnica

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:21

CleanTechnica

US Cities Are Losing Millions Of Trees Each Year
CleanTechnica
When cities lose trees, they are deprived of the associated benefits. “These benefits include air pollution removal — and its effects on human health — carbon sequestration and energy conservation, that is, the reduced amount of energy being used ...

Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) Market Report 2018-2028 - Visiongain Report - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 13:35

Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) Market Report 2018-2028 - Visiongain Report
PR Newswire (press release)
Notwithstanding the recent decision by the US administration to withdraw from the agreement. the CCS market is nonetheless expected to grow in importance in the next few years because of CO2 EOR and also because pressure from emission targets is ...

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Don't wait for a unicorn: Investing in low-carbon energy technologies today will save money - pvbuzz media

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:44

Don't wait for a unicorn: Investing in low-carbon energy technologies today will save money
pvbuzz media
The team modeled the expansion of Britain's electrical grid under these scenarios, including government investment in technologies such as carbon sequestration and nuclear power now, to the appearance of a breakthrough unicorn technology and its ...

Kenya to reform laws to enhance biodiversity conservation - Xinhua

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:36

Kenya to reform laws to enhance biodiversity conservation
Xinhua
... plays a major role in climate change adaption through the provision of a variety of genetic materials that can be used to develop crops that can cope with extreme climatic conditions and mitigation through carbon sequestration by the different ...

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Blue carbon is the billion-dollar resource you've never heard of - CBC.ca

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:01

CBC.ca

Blue carbon is the billion-dollar resource you've never heard of
CBC.ca
Environment and Climate Change Canada is studying how much "blue carbon" is stored along the Bay of Fundy coastline. It has hired a team to measure the bay's potential for carbon sequestration. "Blue carbon" is a term coined by scientists to describe ...

The Public Pulse: Tax carbon, pay farmers - Omaha World-Herald

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 05:07

Omaha World-Herald

The Public Pulse: Tax carbon, pay farmers
Omaha World-Herald
Paying farmers for healthy-soils startup costs is a win-win proposition, since, after a period of three to five years, soil improvements pay for themselves in decreased expenses in diesel fuel, fertilizer, herbicides and pesticides. They also take ...

Don't wait for a unicorn: Investing in low-carbon tech now will save ... - Science Daily

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 02:25

Don't wait for a unicorn: Investing in low-carbon tech now will save ...
Science Daily
Waiting for a 'unicorn technology' that provides green energy at low cost could be more expensive than adopting low-carbon energy technologies now.

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Two huge wins for Colorado's conservation future - The Denver Post

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 19:08

Two huge wins for Colorado's conservation future
The Denver Post
This step aligns with the current work of the field that is looking at conservation's return on investment – not just in real estate value, but more broadly to include the value of ecosystem services (such as carbon sequestration, climate regulation ...

The Role of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage in Forming a Low-Carbon Economy - Energy.gov (press release)

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 18:34

Energy.gov (press release)

The Role of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage in Forming a Low-Carbon Economy
Energy.gov (press release)
It will also bolster and complement existing CCUS efforts led by the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum, the International Energy Agency (IEA), the IEA's Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme, Mission Innovation, and the Global CCS Institute. As a critical ...

Don't wait for a unicorn: Investing in low-carbon tech now will save ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 15:03

Don't wait for a unicorn: Investing in low-carbon tech now will save ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Waiting for a 'unicorn technology' that provides green energy at low cost could be more expensive than adopting low-carbon energy technologies now.

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Don't wait for a unicorn: Investing in low-carbon tech now will save money - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 15:03

Don't wait for a unicorn: Investing in low-carbon tech now will save money
EurekAlert (press release)
The team modelled the expansion of Britain's electrical grid under these scenarios, including government investment in technologies such as carbon sequestration and nuclear power now, to the appearance of a breakthrough unicorn technology and its ...

Don't wait for a unicorn: Investing in low-carbon tech now will save money - Tech Xplore

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 15:00

Tech Xplore

Don't wait for a unicorn: Investing in low-carbon tech now will save money
Tech Xplore
The team modelled the expansion of Britain's electrical grid under these scenarios, including government investment in technologies such as carbon sequestration and nuclear power now, to the appearance of a breakthrough unicorn technology and its ...

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