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Carbon sequestration proposed as 'cap-and-trade' alternative - Pamplin Media Group

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 01:58

Pamplin Media Group

Carbon sequestration proposed as 'cap-and-trade' alternative
Pamplin Media Group
SALEM — Oregon's forestry and environmental regulators would study "sequestering" carbon as a possible alternative to penalizing emissions under a bill before the House Agriculture Committee. Lawmakers are currently debating a controversial and ...

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Thu, 02/15/2018 - 01:58

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Carbon sequestration proposed as ‘cap-and-trade’ alternative, Local Sustainable Life, Portland local Sustainable Life, Breaking Sustainable Life alerts for Portland city.

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NRCS offers conservation webinars Feb. 21 and 28 - Elko Daily Free Press

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 17:21

NRCS offers conservation webinars Feb. 21 and 28
Elko Daily Free Press
ELKO — The USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service will conduct statewide webinars on its Conservation Stewardship Program in Nevada on Feb. 21 and 28. “Through CSP, agricultural producers and forest landowners earn payments for actively ...

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Grass guys developing a forage carbon offset protocol - Canadian Cattlemen

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 17:00

Canadian Cattlemen

Grass guys developing a forage carbon offset protocol
Canadian Cattlemen
Cedric MacLeod considers carbon sequestration through forages and grasslands and the soils they grow in as a long overdue, up-until-now-grossly-underplayed chit that Canada's grass and forage producers can finally throw down and claim proper ownership ...

Federal Budget Bill Includes Massive Tax Credits for Carbon Capture - Triple Pundit (blog)

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 16:36

Triple Pundit (blog)

Federal Budget Bill Includes Massive Tax Credits for Carbon Capture
Triple Pundit (blog)
Friday's short government shutdown culminated in a potentially huge win for the climate, business and investors. Among a slew of spending and tax credits tucked into the budget bill signed by U.S. President Trump, one of them, known as 45Q, expands tax ...

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Are Peatlands Important for the Environment? - International Environmental Technology

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:11

Are Peatlands Important for the Environment?
International Environmental Technology
In 2015, data from the World Bank indicated that forested areas accounted for 30.8% of the world's total land surface. By contrast, peatlands occupy ten times less surface area (just 3%) but are still capable of storing double the amount of carbon as ...

Carbon sequestration proposed as 'cap-and-trade' alternative - Daily Astorian

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:01

Daily Astorian

Carbon sequestration proposed as 'cap-and-trade' alternative
Daily Astorian
However, the bill encountered some mild criticism from the Nature Conservancy, an environmental nonprofit. While the group supports carbon sequestration to fight climate change, the science isn't yet conclusive as to the best return-on-investment for ...

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Carbon sequestration proposed as 'cap-and-trade' alternative ... - Blue Mountain Eagle

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:01

Blue Mountain Eagle

Carbon sequestration proposed as 'cap-and-trade' alternative ...
Blue Mountain Eagle
Timber companies and several lawmakers are advocating for a bill that would require the Department of Environmental Quality and Department of Forestry to evaluate using “natural ecosystems” to absorb and store carbon while promoting economic ...

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The California Timber Battles Shift to New Grounds - CALIFORNIA

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 01:30

The California Timber Battles Shift to New Grounds
CALIFORNIA
Given the impacts of climate change, they claim, its higher value is as a research center to study the potential of old-growth forests for carbon sequestration and water retention. Accordingly, the group wants the property transferred to the UC Natural ...

Carbon sequestration proposed as 'cap-and-trade' alternative - Pamplin Media Group

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 23:08

Pamplin Media Group

Carbon sequestration proposed as 'cap-and-trade' alternative
Pamplin Media Group
SALEM — Oregon's forestry and environmental regulators would study "sequestering" carbon as a possible alternative to penalizing emissions under a bill before the House Agriculture Committee. Lawmakers are currently debating a controversial and ...

Pamplin Media Group - Carbon sequestration proposed as 'cap-and ... - Portland Tribune

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 22:53

Portland Tribune

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Pamplin Media Group - Carbon sequestration proposed as 'cap-and ... - Portland Tribune

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 22:53

Portland Tribune

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Carbon sequestration proposed as 'cap-and-trade' alternative - East Oregonian

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 22:38

East Oregonian

Carbon sequestration proposed as 'cap-and-trade' alternative
East Oregonian
SALEM — Oregon's forestry and environmental regulators would study “sequesteringcarbon as a possible alternative to penalizing emissions under a bill before the House Agriculture Committee. Lawmakers are currently debating a controversial and ...

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Carbon sequestration proposed as 'cap-and-trade' alternative ... - Capital Press

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 22:30

Capital Press

Carbon sequestration proposed as 'cap-and-trade' alternative ...
Capital Press
Timber companies and several lawmakers are advocating for a bill that would require the Department of Environmental Quality and Department of Forestry to evaluate using “natural ecosystems” to absorb and store carbon while promoting economic ...
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Millions in Federal Funds for Clean Coal Were Spent on Liquor and Spas, Watchdog Says - Fortune

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 21:15

Fortune

Millions in Federal Funds for Clean Coal Were Spent on Liquor and Spas, Watchdog Says
Fortune
Millions of dollars of federal funds for a failed carbon capture and sequestration project were improperly spent on liquor, lobbying, and spas, according to a watchdog report released Tuesday. Summit Power Group LLC, which was awarded $450 million in ...

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NAMA Update: Moldova Registers Twelve Actions for Support, Thailand Submits Unilateral NAMA - IISD Reporting Services

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 19:04

NAMA Update: Moldova Registers Twelve Actions for Support, Thailand Submits Unilateral NAMA
IISD Reporting Services
Chile registered a request of US$450,000 to extend support for a NAMA that would use soils to remove and permanently capture atmospheric carbon in the form of soil organic carbon (SOC). Initial work has been carried out over three years, but further ...

RFA Honors Farmer Ron Alverson with 2018 Industry Award | KTIC ... - KTIC

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 17:13

KTIC

RFA Honors Farmer Ron Alverson with 2018 Industry Award | KTIC ...
KTIC
San Antonio— Ron Alverson, a farmer, founding member of the South Dakota Corn Growers Association, and board member of Dakota Ethanol LLC, is the recipient of the RFA 2018 Industry Award. The Industry Award is given annually to individuals that ...

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RFA honors farmer Ron Alverson with 2018 Industry Award - Ethanol Producer Magazine

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 17:02

Ethanol Producer Magazine

RFA honors farmer Ron Alverson with 2018 Industry Award
Ethanol Producer Magazine
Alverson has also been working to educate policymakers and industry partners about the environmental benefits of ethanol, including the ability of corn plants to sequester carbon in the soil. He has been a longtime advocate of the benefits of carbon ...

RFA honors farmer Ron Alverson with 2018 Industry Award - Ethanol Producer Magazine

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 17:02

Ethanol Producer Magazine

RFA honors farmer Ron Alverson with 2018 Industry Award
Ethanol Producer Magazine
Alverson has also been working to educate policymakers and industry partners about the environmental benefits of ethanol, including the ability of corn plants to sequester carbon in the soil. He has been a longtime advocate of the benefits of carbon ...

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Humus - Themillbrookindependent.com

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 15:21

Humus
Themillbrookindependent.com
Elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide increases soil carbon. Global Change Biology 11: 2057-2064. Kopittke, P.M., R.C. Dalal, D. Finn and N.W. Menzies. 2017. Global changes in soil stocks of carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulphur as influenced by long ...

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