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China will launch a reusable spaceplane in 2020 - Next Big Future

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 07:07

Next Big Future

China will launch a reusable spaceplane in 2020
Next Big Future
Despite the risks of leakage, Tchelepi said the results from Kovscek's scanner experiments and his own team's computer simulations indicate that safe, long-term carbon sequestration is within reach — and he thinks the technique should be deployed now, ...

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Roundtable: Expectations for COP23 - eco-business.com

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 02:18

Ecosystem Marketplace

Roundtable: Expectations for COP23
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Under the Kyoto Protocol, for instance, carbon emissions through land use change and carbon sequestration through forests were taken into account, even if not fully understood. But limiting action under the Paris Agreement to these two areas would ...
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Stanford developing greeners ways to extract oil and to sequester CO2 - Next Big Future

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 19:22

Next Big Future

Stanford developing greeners ways to extract oil and to sequester CO2
Next Big Future
Despite the risks of leakage, Tchelepi said the results from Kovscek's scanner experiments and his own team's computer simulations indicate that safe, long-term carbon sequestration is within reach — and he thinks the technique should be deployed now, ...

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ITC plans afforestation on temple land - The Hindu

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 06:49

The Hindu

ITC plans afforestation on temple land
The Hindu
It enables import-substitution, creates farmers' livelihoods and rejuvenates the environment through carbon sequestration, Mr. Singh said. The farmers can sell the wood fibre to anyone. '60,000 acres more'. Under this afforestation programme, ITC has ...

Soil C Quest launches crowd funding campaign - Forbes Advocate

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 03:35

Forbes Advocate

Soil C Quest launches crowd funding campaign
Forbes Advocate
The locally-driven Soil C Quest project has launched a crowd funding campaign at the NSW Landcare and Local Land Services Conference. Soil C Quest 2031 Director Guy Webb, also a Forbes agronomist, told the conference they were researching a fungus ...

ITC plans afforestation on temple land - The Hindu

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 15:08

ITC plans afforestation on temple land
The Hindu
ITC's pulpwood requirement is largely sourced from plantations under its social and farm-forestry programmes. It enables import-substitution, creates farmers' livelihoods and rejuvenates the environment through carbon sequestration, Mr. Singh said.

Finding Better Ways To Use Land Could Decrease Carbon Emissions By 30 Percent - Green Matters

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 20:41

Green Matters

Finding Better Ways To Use Land Could Decrease Carbon Emissions By 30 Percent
Green Matters
“This new study underlines the importance of nature, and especially trees and soils, as support for carbon sequestration through the cycle of plants based on photosynthesis. Promoting carbon sequestration in soils, with adapted agricultural and ...

Province marks Beef Week - Manitoba Co-operator

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 17:52

Manitoba Co-operator

Province marks Beef Week
Manitoba Co-operator
Fox, however, pointed to ongoing efforts on forage management, carbon sequestration, soil health and sustainable management. MBP has recently joined projects like the Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiatives, a research site exploring grazing systems and ...

In Murray, Ag Expert Discusses Human Role In Climate Change - WKMS

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 17:06

WKMS

In Murray, Ag Expert Discusses Human Role In Climate Change
WKMS
Erwin: There is a program through the USDA where you are currently working to implement conservation measures on managed agricultural lands that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and works to enhance carbon sequestration, and it involves an ...

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Stanford Earth Researchers Develop New Methods for Removing ... - AZoCleantech

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 16:07

AZoCleantech

Stanford Earth Researchers Develop New Methods for Removing ...
AZoCleantech
Of the roughly two dozen medical CT scanners spread across Stanford's main campus and medical centers, two can be found in basement labs of the Green ...

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Soil matters more than you think - GreenBiz

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 15:53

GreenBiz

Soil matters more than you think
GreenBiz
This loss of soil doesn't just affect water quality, biodiversity and carbon sequestration; it also influences yields. In the United States, soil degradation can reduce yields by up to 50 percent. Furthermore, greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture ...

Greater Middlebury climate economy initiative takes shape - Vermont Biz

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 15:36

Greater Middlebury climate economy initiative takes shape
Vermont Biz
Vermont Business Magazine Citizens of Middlebury and surrounding towns gathered on October 26 as part of the Greater Middlebury Climate Economy Initiative to prioritize action ideas that will guide the work of the program moving forward. Lively ...

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New techniques for removing carbon from the atmosphere - Phys.Org

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:48

Phys.Org

New techniques for removing carbon from the atmosphere
Phys.Org
Some of the strategies for efficiently extracting oil and natural gas from reservoirs that came out of work like Kovscek's are also a first step toward carbon sequestration. Especially relevant is a practice called enhanced oil recovery (EOR) by gas ...

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Forests Can Absorb 1 Trillion Tons Of Carbon By 2100 - Ecosystem Marketplace

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 09:05

Forests Can Absorb 1 Trillion Tons Of Carbon By 2100
Ecosystem Marketplace
It emphasizes that forests have been sequestering carbon for millennia. There is 40 percent more carbon stored in forested lands than in known fossil fuel deposits worldwide—this is almost five times more carbon than can be added to the atmosphere ...

New techniques for removing carbon from the atmosphere - Stanford University News

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 22:58

New techniques for removing carbon from the atmosphere
Stanford University News
Some of the strategies for efficiently extracting oil and natural gas from reservoirs that came out of work like Kovscek's are also a first step toward carbon sequestration. Especially relevant is a practice called enhanced oil recovery (EOR) by gas ...

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Thu, 11/02/2017 - 18:12
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OPINION: Forests need better management - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:41

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OPINION: Forests need better management
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Through carbon sequestration, they combat global warming, they have a myriad of ecological values and also will have a monetary value under a cap-and-trade system. In other words, Crown land should be managed for old-growth values such as carbon ...

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Fuel Cell Fall Update: Drones, Cruise Ships and Carbon Capture - Greentech Media

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 16:35

Greentech Media

Fuel Cell Fall Update: Drones, Cruise Ships and Carbon Capture
Greentech Media
The result is gas suitable for enhanced oil recovery, the dominant form of carbon sequestration today. Sequestering CO2 to increase hydrocarbon production is, admittedly, an imperfect solution if the aim is to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. But the ...

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Petra Nova is One of Two Carbon Capture and Sequestration Power Plants in the World - Energy Collective

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 14:47

Energy Collective

Petra Nova is One of Two Carbon Capture and Sequestration Power Plants in the World
Energy Collective
The Petra Nova facility, a coal-fired power plant located near Houston, Texas, is one of only two operating power plants with carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the world, and it is the only such facility in the United States. The 110 megawatt (MW ...

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Technique gives detailed view into how certain polymers form, unlocking answers about nucleation - Phys.Org

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:44

Phys.Org

Technique gives detailed view into how certain polymers form, unlocking answers about nucleation
Phys.Org
Meeting the demand for energy through new fuels, energy efficiency and carbon sequestration requires knowing how materials form to, in turn, control that formation and produce materials by the boxcar and barrel. This study offers insights into how ...

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