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How Biochar Gets its Miraculous Soil Amendment Properties? - Edgy Labs (blog)

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:38

Edgy Labs (blog)

How Biochar Gets its Miraculous Soil Amendment Properties?
Edgy Labs (blog)
Biomass residues naturally decompose by emitting carbon dioxide. A transformation into a stable biochar could be buried in the soil and thus eliminate this natural process while also improving the agronomic properties of the soil. Aside from being ...

Six Ways We Can Adapt to Climate Change - New York Times

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:55

New York Times

Six Ways We Can Adapt to Climate Change
New York Times
Our ecosystem could help slow this process, since large numbers of animals can trample down the snow, making the cold travel downward and keeping the deep layers of permafrost cool. The revived environment would also increase the albedo effect, lower ...

New report: European science academies call for urgent action on food and nutrition security - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 09:02

New report: European science academies call for urgent action on food and nutrition security
EurekAlert (press release)
As part of an unprecedented global InterAcademy Partnership project by 130 science academies, a team of scientists from across Europe undertook a two-year, extensive analysis on the future of food, nutrition, agriculture, and health. Scientists from ...

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Carbon Sequestration Market Analysis, Market Size, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2017 To ... - satPRnews (press release)

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 07:36

Carbon Sequestration Market Analysis, Market Size, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2017 To ...
satPRnews (press release)
A comprehensive analysis of the Global Carbon Sequestration Market is been done in this intelligence report. It includes the investigations done on the past progress, ongoing market scenarios, and future prospects. An accurate data of the products ...

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Carbon Sequestration Market Analysis, Market Size, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2017 To ... - MilTech

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 07:32

Carbon Sequestration Market Analysis, Market Size, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2017 To ...
MilTech
A comprehensive analysis of the Global Carbon Sequestration Market is been done in this intelligence report. It includes the investigations done on the past progress, ongoing market scenarios, and future prospects. An accurate data of the products ...

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Europe will need to change its diet to address climate change and health - report - Independent.ie

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 06:06

Independent.ie

Europe will need to change its diet to address climate change and health - report
Independent.ie
More effort is warranted to understand the functions of soil in carbon sequestration and in biodiversity, and for the bioeconomy. Europe should not stall on opportunities offered by genome editing, precision agriculture and the use of large data sets ...

Ireland 'sleepwalking' to fines for not meeting climate challenge - Irish Times

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 21:45

Irish Times

Ireland 'sleepwalking' to fines for not meeting climate challenge
Irish Times
Mr Hogan said improved environmental performance at farm level, notably through nutrient management and enhanced use of “precision agriculture”, could make a difference. “The CAP will continue to incentivise farms to move in this direction.” On carbon ...

UT Bureau of Economic Geology Granted $4 Million to Run Carbon Capture Partnership - UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 20:03

UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

UT Bureau of Economic Geology Granted $4 Million to Run Carbon Capture Partnership
UT News | The University of Texas at Austin
AUSTIN, Texas — Pumping carbon dioxide deep under the seafloor may seem like a science-fiction-based solution to dealing with the greenhouse gas, but it's a technology that The University of Texas at Austin Bureau of Economic Geology has been helping ...

The Energy 202: Hurricanes could sweep in carbon-capture projects in Gulf Coast. But the tax overhaul could stop them - Washington Post

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 14:22

Washington Post

The Energy 202: Hurricanes could sweep in carbon-capture projects in Gulf Coast. But the tax overhaul could stop them
Washington Post
Despite environmentalists' distaste for any measure meant to prop up fossil fuels, some Democrats have embraced carbon capture as one of the few areas of agreement with Republicans on energy policy since the GOP took control of Congress. In recent ...

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Aboitiz's A-Park program aims to plant 1-M trees | SunStar - Sun.Star

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 17:09

Sun.Star

Aboitiz's A-Park program aims to plant 1-M trees | SunStar
Sun.Star
Such partnerships were signed at a ceremony last Oct. 26 by Rey Laguda, PBSP executive director; Erramon I. Aboitiz, Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. president and chief executive officer (CEO); Armin Luistro, former DepEd secretary and PBSP president; Jon ...

Saudi Arabia Collaborates with US on Managing Carbon Emissions - Asharq Al-awsat English

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 13:31

Asharq Al-awsat English

Saudi Arabia Collaborates with US on Managing Carbon Emissions
Asharq Al-awsat English
Delegates inspecting a model of a CCS plant at the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on November 4. (IISD reporting services). Riyadh – Asharq Al-Awsat. Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Energy and Industry is expected to sign on ...

Gulf states can lead the way with carbon capture - The National

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 07:28

The National

Gulf states can lead the way with carbon capture
The National
... Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF). With progress in carbon capture moving too slowly to prevent dangerous climate change, can such a forum kick-start it? Arabian Gulf states and other major oil-exporters have a key role to play in the ...

The Urban Revival Is an Urban Myth, and the Suburbs Are Surging - Daily Beast

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 02:12

Daily Beast

The Urban Revival Is an Urban Myth, and the Suburbs Are Surging
Daily Beast
Carbon sequestration can be done better by large trees in suburbia than almost any other landscape type. City centers can import surplus suburban renewable energy captured through rooftop solar, access locally grown organic food and or stored and ...

Soil Power! The Dirty Way to a Green Planet - New York Times

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 19:30

New York Times

Soil Power! The Dirty Way to a Green Planet
New York Times
Now scientists are documenting how sequestering carbon in soil can produce a double dividend: It reduces climate change by extracting carbon from the atmosphere, and it restores the health of degraded soil and increases agricultural yields. Many ...

BN should mulch, not vacuum, leaves - Bloomington Pantagraph

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:04

BN should mulch, not vacuum, leaves
Bloomington Pantagraph
Placing this mulch around the bases of trees would complete the nitrogen/carbon cycles. Instead, the city picks up mounds of leaves from the streets and curbs and spends $500,000 to do so, which could instead be used to fund new native trees for ...

Talking Dirt on Wild About Utah - Utah Public Radio

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 23:27

Talking Dirt on Wild About Utah
Utah Public Radio
This in turn, means less runoff into waterways and greater profitability for farmers. Perhaps most important of all, managing farms this way actually draws carbon out of the atmosphere. If all cropland in the U.S. was farmed using these regenerative ...

MSU gets grant for power plant emission reduction, algae growth - Biodiesel Magazine

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 17:42

Biodiesel Magazine

MSU gets grant for power plant emission reduction, algae growth
Biodiesel Magazine
On the heels of a successful development of algae photobioreactor (APB) technology and carbon dioxide (CO2) sequestration study with Michigan State University, PHYCO2—an algae growth and carbon dioxide sequestration company—will collaborate with MSU ...

Man. looks to ALUS as it changes wetlands management rules - Western Producer

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:47

Western Producer

Man. looks to ALUS as it changes wetlands management rules
Western Producer
We can provide flood mitigation, carbon sequestration, nutrient capture and habitat protection. These are benefits for all Manitobans,” he said. “I am pleased this act would also include revised drainage regulations that would reduce red tape for minor ...

Recommendations for a US Message at the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum Ministerial Meeting - Lexology

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:42

Recommendations for a US Message at the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum Ministerial Meeting
Lexology
Energy ministers from participating Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) countries will meet to discuss carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) issues in Abu Dhabi December 3-7. Below are some suggestions for a US position heading into the ...

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Growing the Urban Canopy - Earth Island Journal

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 08:07

Earth Island Journal

Growing the Urban Canopy
Earth Island Journal
In addition to offering carbon sequestration, urban trees also provide shade, allowing the citizens to reduce their energy consumption, i.e. , their carbon footprint. At the micro level, Richmond needs more trees. The Bay Area Air Quality Management ...

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