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Manufacturing Goes Carbon Negative - strategy+business (blog)

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 04:07

strategy+business (blog)

Manufacturing Goes Carbon Negative
strategy+business (blog)
For manufacturers such as Interface, this means getting access to carbon-negative raw materials. Manufacturers will soon have more options for doing so, thanks to the startups and innovators forming an emerging industrial sector. It's a sector so new ...

Just Ask Us: How much of Madison is covered by trees? - Madison.com

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 20:04

Madison.com

Just Ask Us: How much of Madison is covered by trees?
Madison.com
Q: How much of Madison is covered by trees? A: With recent rain, warmth and sunshine, grass has turned a more vibrant green, some flowers have started to bloom and trees have started to sprout green buds. When the leaves on Madison's deciduous trees ...

Plant some trees, cut down a lot more - San Francisco Examiner

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 08:03

San Francisco Examiner

Plant some trees, cut down a lot more
San Francisco Examiner
Because trees release their stored carbon back into the environment when they are cut down and rot, Rec and Park's plan will result in a large increase in greenhouse gases. If you are concerned about climate change, then targeting this non-native ...

Whatever you eat impacts the environment and climate change - Earth.com

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 17:33

Earth.com

Whatever you eat impacts the environment and climate change
Earth.com
Energy use also comes down to greenhouse gas production, and livestock contribute significantly to greenhouse gas production, but plants on the other hand do not on their own. In fact, plants actually reduce carbon in the atmosphere. In a paper in the ...

The sky's not the limit - Dhaka Tribune

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 11:23

Dhaka Tribune

The sky's not the limit
Dhaka Tribune
Limiting temperature rise to 1.5C appears impossible without actively removing CO2 from the atmosphere. The amount of CO2 removal needed will be sturdily determined by cutting emission in sectors like energy and peak oil, where fossil fuels release ...

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How To Gain Insight Into Biochar Sorbing Behavior Using Rare Earth Elements - Science Trends

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 20:58

Science Trends

How To Gain Insight Into Biochar Sorbing Behavior Using Rare Earth Elements
Science Trends
Biochar is a carbon-rich product that comes from biomass pyrolysis. Biochar has sparked a wide interest due to its great potential for (i) improving soil fertility, (ii) enhancing carbon sequestration, and (iii) favoring soil remediation. The ...

​Crude from new oilsands mine has GHGs on par with the US average: Suncor - JWN

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 13:14

JWN

​Crude from new oilsands mine has GHGs on par with the US average: Suncor
JWN
“It's kind of like accelerated carbon sequestration. It's much easier to do it when it's still in a liquid form versus creating a greenhouse gas and then trying to capture it and put it back in the ground. So we cut it off, put it back in the ground ...

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Hawaii legislature passes amended offset and sequestration bills - Carbon Pulse

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 21:40

Hawaii legislature passes amended offset and sequestration bills
Carbon Pulse
The Hawaii House and Senate have again passed two carbon offset and sequestration-related bills after a bicameral committee made minor changes to both pieces of legislation in April. A Carbon Pulse subscription is required to read the full article ...

Hawaii legislature passes amended offset and sequestration bills - Carbon Pulse

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 21:40

Hawaii legislature passes amended offset and sequestration bills
Carbon Pulse
The Hawaii House and Senate have again passed two carbon offset and sequestration-related bills after a bicameral committee made minor changes to both pieces of legislation in April. The Hawaii House and Senate have again passed two carbon offset and ...

America's most populated areas lose 175000 acres of tree cover every year - Popular Science

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 15:04

Popular Science

America's most populated areas lose 175000 acres of tree cover every year
Popular Science
“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 because of trees,” Nowak said. The loss of trees is costing cities tens ...

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OTC 2018: Low Carbon Future Faces Long Road - E&P

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 14:56

E&P

OTC 2018: Low Carbon Future Faces Long Road
E&P
But they also acknowledged efforts toward keeping global temperatures below 2 C (3.6 F), as set during the 2015 Paris Agreement, which are falling short despite efforts by some companies taking part in climate change initiatives, investing in ...

Bridgestone donates large tract on the Cumberland Plateau to The Nature Conservancy - Nooga.com

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 13:17

Nooga.com

Bridgestone donates large tract on the Cumberland Plateau to The Nature Conservancy
Nooga.com
Making the property a working forest not only improves the habitat value of the forest but active, progressive forestry practices improve carbon sequestration and create an innovative revenue stream through sustainable forest products that support ...

Bridgestone donates large tract on the Cumberland Plateau to The Nature Conservancy - Nooga.com

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 13:13

Nooga.com

Bridgestone donates large tract on the Cumberland Plateau to The Nature Conservancy
Nooga.com
Making the property a working forest not only improves the habitat value of the forest but active, progressive forestry practices improve carbon sequestration and create an innovative revenue stream through sustainable forest products that support ...

How farming screwed up Midwest carbon storage - Futurity: Research News

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 12:54

Futurity: Research News

How farming screwed up Midwest carbon storage
Futurity: Research News
The study focuses on how carbon can transfer from terrestrial sources such as soil or plants into the atmosphere, and vice versa during crop production. When carbon transfers from the ground into the atmosphere, it can contribute to climate change. But ...

Global Carbon Sequestration Market Research Analysis,Regions,Trend, Demands and Growth Forecast Report 2017 ... - Business Services

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 01:52

Global Carbon Sequestration Market Research Analysis,Regions,Trend, Demands and Growth Forecast Report 2017 ...
Business Services
The prospective of the Carbon Sequestration Market report is to accumulate vital market and offer information about the production, price, revenue and market share for each manufacturer .Carbon Sequestration Market examines growth analysis, Size ...

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Compensation or Cop Out? Understanding Conn's Partnership with Reforest the Tropics - The Connecticut College Voice

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 01:23

The Connecticut College Voice

Compensation or Cop Out? Understanding Conn's Partnership with Reforest the Tropics
The Connecticut College Voice
Forests act as natural carbon sinks, meaning they sequester the excess of carbon dioxide we produce without chemicals or human interference. Other carbon sequestration techniques, as detailed by RTT, include “fertilizing the oceans, a risky method that ...

Column: TownGreen calls for a zero carbon future - Gloucester Daily Times

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 20:39

Column: TownGreen calls for a zero carbon future
Gloucester Daily Times
And we will harness the power of carbon sequestration both locally and in tropical forests to allow many of us to become true 100 percent carbon net zero patriots. This "technology" is about to become more mainstream, as supported by TownGreen2025, in ...

Six Yale professors elected to National Academy of Sciences - Yale News

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 17:15

Yale News

Six Yale professors elected to National Academy of Sciences
Yale News
... B. Macelwane Medal from the American Geophysical Union, being named a Presidential Young Investigator by the National Science Foundation and the Francis Birch Lecturer by the American Geophysical Union. Bercovici joined the Yale faculty in 2001 ...

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New ISU research focuses on carbon in soils - KMAland

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 17:06

KMAland

New ISU research focuses on carbon in soils
KMAland
The study focuses on how carbon can transfer from terrestrial sources such as soil or plants into the atmosphere, and vice versa during crop production. When carbon transfers from the ground into the atmosphere, it can contribute to climate change. But ...
Researchers Model How Midwestern Land-Use Changes Affect Carbon Storage Over the Last 165 YearsNewswise (press release)
Iowa State University researchers model how Midwestern land-use changes affect carbon storage over the last 165 yearsIowa State University News Service

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