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Washington Governor Signs Bills to Promote Renewable Natural Gas - waste360

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 14:21

Washington Governor Signs Bills to Promote Renewable Natural Gas
waste360
Jay Inslee, the governor of Washington, has signed a bill to increase the use and development of renewable natural gas (RNG) in the State of Washington. RNG is produced from biogas, which is released during the decomposition of organic materials. “This ...

Land degradation threatens human wellbeing, major report warns - The Guardian

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 14:04

The Guardian

Land degradation threatens human wellbeing, major report warns
The Guardian
Photograph: Rodrigo Baleia. The new assessment goes further by looking at vegetation loss, forest clearance, wetland drainage, grassland conversion, urban sprawl and pollution, as well as how these changes affect human health, wealth and happiness ...

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Wood Pellets: Renewable, But Not Carbon Neutral - Product Design & Development

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 13:59

Wood Pellets: Renewable, But Not Carbon Neutral
Product Design & Development
As Schlesinger reports, each year, an estimated 31% of the carbon dioxide emitted from human activities is stored in forests. Native forests store more carbon dioxide than their plantation counterparts. Harvested pellets require fossil energy during ...

Worldwide Carbon Sequestration Market Research Study including Growing Factors, Types and Application by regions ... - The Truth Today

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 06:52

Worldwide Carbon Sequestration Market Research Study including Growing Factors, Types and Application by regions ...
The Truth Today
Carbon Sequestration Market studies the performance of the Carbon Sequestration 2018. It encompasses a detailed Research of the Carbon Sequestration state and the competitive landscape globally. This report analyzes the potential of Carbon ...

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US tax incentives expected to drive growth of CO - Chemical & Engineering News

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 05:03

Chemical & Engineering News

US tax incentives expected to drive growth of CO
Chemical & Engineering News
The Petra Nova coal-fired power plant near Houston is one of only two operating power plants with carbon capture and storage in the world. The other is in Canada. Credit: NRG Energy. A small provision in legislation that passed last month to increase U ...

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Wood pellets: Renewable, but not carbon neutral - Chemie.de (press release)

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 03:29

Chemie.de (press release)

Wood pellets: Renewable, but not carbon neutral
Chemie.de (press release)
Native forests store more carbon dioxide than their plantation counterparts. Harvested pellets require fossil energy during manufacturing and overseas shipping. As Schlesinger explains, "The benefits of wood power must be discounted by the loss of the ...

Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market Share, Growth by Top Company, Region, Application, Driver, Trends ... - Business Services

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 22:09

Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market Share, Growth by Top Company, Region, Application, Driver, Trends ...
Business Services
Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market Report offers a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration industry along with competitive landscape, Market share and revenue forecasts 2022. This report ...

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Threatened blue carbon ecosystems store carbon 40 times faster than forests - Radio Australia

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 19:40

Radio Australia

Threatened blue carbon ecosystems store carbon 40 times faster than forests
Radio Australia
Nearby on the ecology colour palette are the better-known green carbon systems of trees and forests. While important, they aren't nearly as efficient at storing carbon as their blue counterparts. "We know that forests are pretty good at [carbon ...

Threatened blue carbon ecosystems store carbon 40 times faster ... - ABC Online

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 19:22

ABC Online

Threatened blue carbon ecosystems store carbon 40 times faster ...
ABC Online
They can stink like fish and rotten eggs, breed swarms of mosquitos and lack the glamour of coral reefs, but mangroves, with other coastal habitats, are vitally important to our climate — and they're under threat.
[OPINION] Climate change and PH seas: Unlocking blue carbon ...Rappler

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[OPINION] Climate change and PH seas: Unlocking blue carbon solutions - Rappler

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 06:21

Rappler

[OPINION] Climate change and PH seas: Unlocking blue carbon solutions
Rappler
It is essential to unlock blue carbon solutions to help cool down the planet. Experts agree that for humanity to survive, global temperature levels should not increase by more than 2C. As such, a 1.5-degree increase in global temperature still brings ...

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Wyoming Legislature approves funding for ag land conservation projects - KTIC

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 16:30

KTIC

Wyoming Legislature approves funding for ag land conservation projects
KTIC
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The Wyoming Legislature has approved an allocation of $1.95 million from the Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust Fund (“WWNRT”), to the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust to help conserve over 6,300 acres of agricultural land in ...

Wood pellets are renewable, but not carbon neutral - domain-B

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 10:04

Wood pellets are renewable, but not carbon neutral
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As Schlesinger reports, each year, an estimated 31 per cent of the carbon dioxide emitted from human activities is stored in forests. Native forests store more carbon dioxide than their plantation counterparts. Harvested pellets require fossil energy ...

Letter: Funding forest land in NY adds future benefits to all - Albany Times Union

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 03:27

Letter: Funding forest land in NY adds future benefits to all
Albany Times Union
Three-quarters of New York's forests are privately owned, but they provide tremendous public benefit in the form of watershed protection, carbon sequestration and wildlife habitat. I fully support EFFI and encourage lawmakers to include it in the state ...

Inslee signs bill to promote RNG in state of Washington - Biomass Magazine

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 19:16

Biomass Magazine

Inslee signs bill to promote RNG in state of Washington
Biomass Magazine
“Methane mitigation, carbon sequestration and decarbonization of our existing natural gas infrastructure occur with each new RNG project.” "What could be better than turning waste into useful energy?" asked Dan Kirschner, executive director of the NWGA ...

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Inslee signs bill to promote RNG in state of Washington - Biomass Magazine

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 19:16

Biomass Magazine

Inslee signs bill to promote RNG in state of Washington
Biomass Magazine
“Methane mitigation, carbon sequestration and decarbonization of our existing natural gas infrastructure occur with each new RNG project.” "What could be better than turning waste into useful energy?" asked Dan Kirschner, executive director of the NWGA ...

Sudbury project receives $1.6M to tackle greenhouse gas emissions - Markets Insider

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 15:37

Sudbury project receives $1.6M to tackle greenhouse gas emissions
Markets Insider
The L-CARE project focuses on management of brownfield and other industrially-impacted landscapes and will examine options to manage reclamation as part of a carbon sequestration strategy in relation to extensive hard-rock mining, looking at treatment ...

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Washington Governor Signs RNG Bill into Law - NGT News

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 15:33

NGT News

Washington Governor Signs RNG Bill into Law
NGT News
“By supporting renewable natural gas project development, Washington's leaders are supporting the creation of clean energy sector jobs, improved air quality and public health,” comments Johannes Escudero, CEO of the RNG Coalition. “Methane mitigation ...

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“Beyond Organic” Food Labels Seek to Supplant the USDA Standard - Sierra Magazine

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:18

Sierra Magazine

“Beyond Organic” Food Labels Seek to Supplant the USDA Standard
Sierra Magazine
Brands including Annie's Homegrown and Ben & Jerry's (owned by European food conglomerate Unilever) are reportedly developing another global verification standard for food grown in a regenerative manner. No word yet as to whether Ben & Jerry's will ...

Accounting for change: the drive to put a dollar figure on nature - Ethical Corporation Magazine

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 21:20

Accounting for change: the drive to put a dollar figure on nature
Ethical Corporation Magazine
Alongside those accounts, companies might also disclose their carbon emissions, how much energy they saved, and whether they're using less, or more, water. But in their financials very few of those companies will have taken any account of the natural ...

Wyoming Legislature approves funding for agricultural land conservation projects - High Plains Journal

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 20:53

High Plains Journal

Wyoming Legislature approves funding for agricultural land conservation projects
High Plains Journal
Purchased conservation easements enable farming and ranching families to not only maintain the tradition and industry of agriculture, but to improve and expand their operations. Recent studies completed by Colorado State University, show public ...

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