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McGill University plans to be carbon neutral by 2040 - REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:45

REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

McGill University plans to be carbon neutral by 2040
REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network
An institution achieves carbon neutrality when the amount of greenhouse gases released is equivalent to the amount sequestered or offset. McGill's own plan for carbon neutrality includes converting campus energy systems to zero-carbon sources ...

Report Measures the Economic Value of Forests in the Eastern United States - The Nature Conservancy

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:27

The Nature Conservancy

Report Measures the Economic Value of Forests in the Eastern United States
The Nature Conservancy
Natural capital measures the ecological services that nature provides to us, like the ability of forests to absorb and store atmospheric carbon dioxide, filter the air we breathe, as well as clean and retain water – thereby helping to mitigate flooding ...

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Province tables Sustainable Watersheds Act - Manitoba Co-operator

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:11

Manitoba Co-operator

Province tables Sustainable Watersheds Act
Manitoba Co-operator
KAP president Dan Mazier said farmers are uniquely positioned to provide the flood mitigation, carbon sequestration, nutrient capture and habitat protection, the province seeks. He sees this approach as more holistic than any he's seen in the past ...

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Saudi Minister of Energy: SABIC Considering Investments in US - Asharq Al-awsat English

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:38

Asharq Al-awsat English

Saudi Minister of Energy: SABIC Considering Investments in US
Asharq Al-awsat English
Petrochemicals company Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) is considering several investment opportunities in the United States, Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih said on Wednesday. Falih told reporters, on the sidelines of 7th Ministerial Meeting ...

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Abu Dhabi explores capturing more CO2 to help in oil production - The National

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 11:00

The National

Abu Dhabi explores capturing more CO2 to help in oil production
The National
Abu Dhabi largely uses natural gas to maintain pressure in oil wells, but injecting CO2 into reservoirs will free up the hydrocarbon fuel for power generation requirements. “We see future projects coming, some of them under discussion, some of them ...
UAE companies boast very good presence in US, producing petrochemicals, creating jobs: Minister of EnergyZAWYA

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Carbon capture projects need to scale up 100 times - gulfnews.com

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:01

gulfnews.com

Carbon capture projects need to scale up 100 times
gulfnews.com
Abu Dhabi: The carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) projects across the globe have to scale up 100 times to meet the existing environmental challenges, a top official said here on Wednesday. The CCUS is the process of capturing and storing or ...
Abu Dhabi explores capturing more CO2 to help in oil productionThe National
UAE companies boast very good presence in US, producing petrochemicals, creating jobs: Minister of EnergyZAWYA

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Finding funding for green projects* - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 04:26

Trinidad & Tobago Express

Finding funding for green projects*
Trinidad & Tobago Express
DETAILED PLAN: Facilitator Mirza Ali-Mohammed, left, goes through the steps of proposal writing with the participants. THE Environmental Management Authority (EMA) hosted a Proposal Writing and Grant Funding workshop for community-based and ...

US Energy Secretary Discusses LNG Exports To Saudi Arabia - OilPrice.com

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 22:33

Channel NewsAsia

US Energy Secretary Discusses LNG Exports To Saudi Arabia
OilPrice.com
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has discussed possible U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) with Saudi Arabia in his meetings with top Saudi officials earlier this week, Secretary Perry said at an energy conference in Abu Dhabi, the UAE, on ...
Rick Perry's Saudi Arabia trip includes meetings, a falcon and toes in the sandKING5.com
Rick Perry Goes To Saudi Arabia, Pretends To Be A Fashion Model In The DesertThe Daily Caller
The US and Saudi Arabia Committed to Advancing Research and Collaboration in Clean Fossil Fuels and Carbon ...Energy.gov

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Autumn ESE Newsletter - Imperial College London

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 18:14

Imperial College London

Autumn ESE Newsletter
Imperial College London
Adriana Paluszny, along with her CONTAIN project collaborators Katherine Daniels (BGS), Dimitrios Xenias (Cardiff), and Lorraine Whitmarsh (Cardiff), hosted a booth on 29 September at the Natural History Museum Science Uncovered 2017 event (http://www ...

No carbon tax on Saskatchewan's climate change agenda - Farms.com

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 16:57

Farms.com

No carbon tax on Saskatchewan's climate change agenda
Farms.com
The over-producing companies will be able to buy carbon offsets from farmers or foresters, buy a carbon credit from facilities under-producing emissions or choose to pay into a fund set up by the province, according to the CTV article. And the ...

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UN launches Global Soil Organic Carbon Map on World Soil Day - Xinhua

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 20:42

Jagran Josh

UN launches Global Soil Organic Carbon Map on World Soil Day
Xinhua
The Global Soil Organic Carbon Map, the most comprehensive to date, illustrates the amount of organic carbon stock in the first 30 cm of soil, revealing natural areas with high carbon storage that require conservation along with regions where further ...
Caring for the planet starts with 'the ground we walk on;' UN says on World Soil DayUN News Centre
13 Soil Scientists Driving SustainabilityFood Tank (blog)
UN: Healthy soils key component of climate actionEnergy Live News - Energy Made Easy

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Rick Perry's Saudi Arabia trip includes meetings, a falcon and toes in the sand - KING5.com

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 20:16

KING5.com

Rick Perry's Saudi Arabia trip includes meetings, a falcon and toes in the sand
KING5.com
And by getaway, we mean he visited Saudi Arabia to discuss energy cooperation between the two countries. Thank you to The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia & all the leaders who took time to meet w/ @ENERGY team-- productive and enjoyable trip. Read more here ...
Rick Perry Goes To Saudi Arabia, Pretends To Be A Fashion Model In The DesertThe Daily Caller

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Launch of a New Livelihoods Carbon Fund - Sustainable Brands

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 15:36

Sustainable Brands

Launch of a New Livelihoods Carbon Fund
Sustainable Brands
... CO2 sequestration), sustainable sourcing and high-quality carbon credits for businesses. Livelihoods funds provide upfront financing to best-in-class project developers for the implementation of large scale projects over 10 to 20 years. Returns to ...

13 Researchers Advancing Soil Science - Food Tank (blog)

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 14:56

Food Tank (blog)

13 Researchers Advancing Soil Science
Food Tank (blog)
Soil not only serves as the basis for food, feed, fuel, and fiber production, but is also central for the provision of clean water, nutrient cycling, and storing carbon. A single teaspoon of soil contains more microorganisms than there are people on ...
UN: Healthy soils key component of climate actionEnergy Live News - Energy Made Easy

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How Biochar Gets its Miraculous Soil Amendment Properties? - Edgy Labs (blog)

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:38

Edgy Labs (blog)

How Biochar Gets its Miraculous Soil Amendment Properties?
Edgy Labs (blog)
Biomass residues naturally decompose by emitting carbon dioxide. A transformation into a stable biochar could be buried in the soil and thus eliminate this natural process while also improving the agronomic properties of the soil. Aside from being ...

Six Ways We Can Adapt to Climate Change - New York Times

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:55

New York Times

Six Ways We Can Adapt to Climate Change
New York Times
Our ecosystem could help slow this process, since large numbers of animals can trample down the snow, making the cold travel downward and keeping the deep layers of permafrost cool. The revived environment would also increase the albedo effect, lower ...

New report: European science academies call for urgent action on food and nutrition security - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 09:02

New report: European science academies call for urgent action on food and nutrition security
EurekAlert (press release)
As part of an unprecedented global InterAcademy Partnership project by 130 science academies, a team of scientists from across Europe undertook a two-year, extensive analysis on the future of food, nutrition, agriculture, and health. Scientists from ...

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Carbon Sequestration Market Analysis, Market Size, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2017 To ... - satPRnews (press release)

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 07:36

Carbon Sequestration Market Analysis, Market Size, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2017 To ...
satPRnews (press release)
A comprehensive analysis of the Global Carbon Sequestration Market is been done in this intelligence report. It includes the investigations done on the past progress, ongoing market scenarios, and future prospects. An accurate data of the products ...

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Carbon Sequestration Market Analysis, Market Size, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2017 To ... - MilTech

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 07:32

Carbon Sequestration Market Analysis, Market Size, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2017 To ...
MilTech
A comprehensive analysis of the Global Carbon Sequestration Market is been done in this intelligence report. It includes the investigations done on the past progress, ongoing market scenarios, and future prospects. An accurate data of the products ...

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Europe will need to change its diet to address climate change and health - report - Independent.ie

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 06:06

Independent.ie

Europe will need to change its diet to address climate change and health - report
Independent.ie
More effort is warranted to understand the functions of soil in carbon sequestration and in biodiversity, and for the bioeconomy. Europe should not stall on opportunities offered by genome editing, precision agriculture and the use of large data sets ...

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