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The teenager inventor who could change the way the world fights climate change - Quartz

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:00

Quartz

The teenager inventor who could change the way the world fights climate change
Quartz
But there's a good reason to pay attention to this particular teen. Novek approaches all problems starting from first principles. It's the way we're all taught to solve problems in school using lessons from basic science, which most adults forget as ...

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Bodyguards of the green belt - North Coast Courier

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:00

North Coast Courier

Bodyguards of the green belt
North Coast Courier
“We are still in the planning phase, but our goals include: conserving indigenous biodiversity, eradication of alien species, providing ecosystem goods and services in the form of carbon sequestration, storm water attenuation and adding value to a ...

Man. wetlands bill gets farmer approval - Western Producer

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 22:59

Western Producer

Man. wetlands bill gets farmer approval
Western Producer
“Farmers are uniquely positioned to do this, and with the help of GROW programming we can provide flood mitigation, carbon sequestration, nutrient capture and habitat protection.” Besides KAP and Ducks Unlimited, the International Institute of ...

VOICE OF THE PEOPLE - Dec. 8, 2017 - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 22:48

VOICE OF THE PEOPLE - Dec. 8, 2017
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Old-fashioned CO2 removal. Jim Meek's Dec. 2 column about new technologies for removing CO2 from the atmosphere missed an important point. I agree that removal of atmospheric CO2 is fast becoming a necessity and debating the causes of climate change ...

Costa Rica Paves the Way for Climate-Smart Agriculture - International Atomic Energy Agency

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 18:02

International Atomic Energy Agency

Costa Rica Paves the Way for Climate-Smart Agriculture
International Atomic Energy Agency
While the Happy Planet Index ranks Costa Rica first in the world for environmentally-friendly practices, the country is also the world's number one producer of fertilizer-hungry pineapples. With the help of the IAEA and the Food and Agriculture ...

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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

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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

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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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African soils' high carbon storage could aid resilience - SciDev.Net

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 13:54

SciDev.Net

African soils' high carbon storage could aid resilience
SciDev.Net
[NAIROBI] Better farm soil management practices could increase absorption of soil carbon and further boost the productivity of soils and the climate change resilience, according to a study. The study published by Scientific Reports last month (14 ...

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