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Cocoa Farming: The Key to Reversing Deforestation in West Africa - HuffPost

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:55

HuffPost

Cocoa Farming: The Key to Reversing Deforestation in West Africa
HuffPost
Grow Ahead is also crowdfunding to plant trees in agroforestry systems to support climate resilience, community food security and carbon sequestration. Three of the 100 top climate solutions identified by Project Drawdown are agroforestry-based and if ...

How Oregon's cap and trade system would work - Longview Daily News

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 18:57

How Oregon's cap and trade system would work
Longview Daily News
It also creates a market for offset projects, so a forest landowner in Oregon could sell the carbon sequestration credits from not cutting down trees. Buying an offset credit may be a cheaper option for companies that need to reduce their emissions or ...

A new weapon in the carbon fight - The Hindu

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 18:32

The Hindu

A new weapon in the carbon fight
The Hindu
It is not usual to think of soils in the context of climate change. Policy is usually focussed on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the electricity sector, transport and industry. There has, however, been a renewed interest in understanding ...

NCCF Co-develops India's Forest Management Certification Standard in association with ministries, forest departments ... - Hindu Business Line

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:39

NCCF Co-develops India's Forest Management Certification Standard in association with ministries, forest departments ...
Hindu Business Line
A policy framework that encourages tree cover growth and improves density of forests is necessary to actualize carbon sequestration benefits to meet INDC. Forest Certification is an emerging market based non-regulatory conservation tool that promotes ...

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How Oregon's cap and trade system would work - The News Tribune

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:10

How Oregon's cap and trade system would work
The News Tribune
It also creates a market for offset projects, so a forest landowner in Oregon could sell the carbon sequestration credits from not cutting down trees. Buying an offset credit may be a cheaper option for companies that need to reduce their emissions or ...

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Letter of the Day: Carbon fee would be predictable - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:01

Letter of the Day: Carbon fee would be predictable
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Domestic industries will be protected by Border Carbon Adjustments, encouraging other countries to enact similar policy. The shift to clean energy, and all manner of conservation and efficiency measures, as well as necessary reconfigurations of process ...

IEA predicts 'decade of stagnation' for coal markets - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:02

IEA predicts 'decade of stagnation' for coal markets
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Amid new concerns coal executives express about further power plant closures, hope remains in the form of new carbon capture and clean coal technologies, which may satisfy the environmental concerns of some in the global community. “Indeed, without ...

More research needed for responsible peatland management in Indonesia - Phys.Org

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:44

More research needed for responsible peatland management in Indonesia
Phys.Org
Peat has two main functions: environmental services (water storage, carbon storage and biodiversity preservation) and agricultural production that supports the livelihood of farmers. Science and research may be able to drive responsible management of ...

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Jack Lazor: Changing paradigms in food and farming — Part 1 - vtdigger.org

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 00:11

Jack Lazor: Changing paradigms in food and farming — Part 1
vtdigger.org
We all know there is too much CO2 in the atmosphere and that we must do whatever we can to reverse the bleeding of carbon into the air. Plants have tremendous potential to sequester carbon through the process of photosynthesis. Think back to junior ...

The wetter the better: Benton County aims to restore hydrology and habitat at Jackson-Frazier - Albany Democrat Herald

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:05

Albany Democrat Herald

The wetter the better: Benton County aims to restore hydrology and habitat at Jackson-Frazier
Albany Democrat Herald
Today, Jackson-Frazier is a popular destination for walkers, joggers and nature lovers who come to use the boardwalk. It also serves as a refuge for migratory waterfowl and songbirds, resident wildlife that includes amphibians, beavers, deer, foxes and ...

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The wetter the better: Benton County aims to restore hydrology and habitat at Jackson-Frazier - Corvallis Gazette Times

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 14:04

Corvallis Gazette Times

The wetter the better: Benton County aims to restore hydrology and habitat at Jackson-Frazier
Corvallis Gazette Times
Today, Jackson-Frazier is a popular destination for walkers, joggers and nature lovers who come to use the boardwalk. It also serves as a refuge for migratory waterfowl and songbirds, resident wildlife that includes amphibians, beavers, deer, foxes and ...

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Winter 2017 ESE Newsletter - Imperial College London

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 13:21

Imperial College London

Winter 2017 ESE Newsletter
Imperial College London
Daniel was awarded the medal for his paper: "Tidal dynamics and mangrove carbon sequestration during the Oligo-Miocene in the South China Sea" published in Nature Communications in June 2017. Many ESE staff and students attended the Fall AGU meeting in ...

New trend of gifting trees takes root to capture carbon - India Climate Dialogue

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 05:52

New trend of gifting trees takes root to capture carbon
India Climate Dialogue
The amount of sequestration varies according to the species all of which are indigenous varieties, which take around seven years to start absorbing carbon. For the individual, the initiative enables someone from the comfort of an office or home to ...

Focus on Majuli at book fair - The Telegraph

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 19:03

Focus on Majuli at book fair
The Telegraph
Dhemaji: The Assam government in association with the National Book Trust opened a Majuli pavilion at the World Book Fair in New Delhi on Thursday in order to showcase the achievement of it becoming India's first carbon-neutral district and its ...

IEA predicts 'decade of stagnation' for coal markets - The Daily Times

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:10

The Daily Times

IEA predicts 'decade of stagnation' for coal markets
The Daily Times
Amid new concerns coal executives express about further power plant closures, hope remains in the form of new carbon capture and clean coal technologies, which may satisfy the environmental concerns of some in the global community. “Indeed, without ...

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IEA predicts 'decade of stagnation' for coal - The Steubenville Herald-Star

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:54

The Steubenville Herald-Star

IEA predicts 'decade of stagnation' for coal
The Steubenville Herald-Star
Amid new concerns coal executives express about further power plant closures, hope remains in the form of new carbon capture and clean coal technologies, which may satisfy the environmental concerns of some in the global community. “Indeed, without ...

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New trend of gifting trees takes root to capture carbon - India Climate Dialogue

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:03

India Climate Dialogue

New trend of gifting trees takes root to capture carbon
India Climate Dialogue
With the advent of the New Year, a season for gifts for all occasions has begun. An Indian company called Grow-Trees has created waves by offering companies and individuals the possibility of gifting a plantation to offset greenhouse gas emissions ...

2018 Ag Biotech Summit explores importance of soil health to plants, animals and people - WRAL Tech Wire

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 11:22

WRAL Tech Wire

2018 Ag Biotech Summit explores importance of soil health to plants, animals and people
WRAL Tech Wire
He conducts research in pathogenesis, soil survey, the use of electromagnetic induction in soils applications, and carbon sequestration. Nicholas (Nick) Goeser, director, Soil Health Partnership and soil health and sustainability, National Corn Growers ...

Coalition Urges Governor to Reform 480 Forest Tax Law - Adirondack Almanack (press release) (blog)

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 21:06

Adirondack Almanack (press release) (blog)

Coalition Urges Governor to Reform 480 Forest Tax Law
Adirondack Almanack (press release) (blog)
“Reforming the law this year would provide an opportunity to modernize the program to ensure landowners receive incentives for the additional public benefits provided by their forests, including wildlife habitat and climate change mitigation through ...

Change is afoot in Trump country - Washington Post

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 20:02

Washington Post

Change is afoot in Trump country
Washington Post
Toensmeier has spent more than a decade sifting through all the data he can find on the carbon balance of different food production systems, which he details in his 2016 manifesto, “The Carbon Farming Solution.” The good news, he said, is that what's ...

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