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Wood Pellets: Renewable, But Not Carbon Neutral - Hudson Valley News Network

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 20:07

Science Magazine

Wood Pellets: Renewable, But Not Carbon Neutral
Hudson Valley News Network
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 ...
Are wood pellets a green fuel?Science Magazine

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Wood pellets: Renewable, but not carbon neutral - Phys.Org

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:00

Phys.Org

Wood pellets: Renewable, but not carbon neutral
Phys.Org
Wood pellets produced in managed forests in the southern hemisphere are shipped to Europe where they are burned. The amount of energy required to power this shipping process can account for 25% of the total carbon emissions associated with biomass ...

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Community pasture benefits worth over $13 million a year, study says - Manitoba Co-operator

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 16:56

Manitoba Co-operator

Community pasture benefits worth over $13 million a year, study says
Manitoba Co-operator
“Sustainable grazing methods championed by AMCP provide benefits to livestock producers and society at large,” said Geoff Gunn, a geographer at the IISD and the report's author. “Our study shows that these lands store more carbon in the soil, provide ...

Our Carbon Footprint: How Do Paper Products Fit In? - Printing Impressions

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 15:04

Printing Impressions

Our Carbon Footprint: How Do Paper Products Fit In?
Printing Impressions
What is the carbon footprint of paper products? The carbon footprint of paper products is defined as GHG emissions emitted during the life-cycle of paper production, converting or printing and distribution (from production of raw materials used in ...

Business case for carbon credit: 'Mikoko Pamoja' in Kwale - Capital FM Kenya

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 09:29

Capital FM Kenya

Business case for carbon credit: 'Mikoko Pamoja' in Kwale
Capital FM Kenya
The science of carbon sequestration flies over the heads of many, but for a community in two remote villages of Gazi and Makongeni in Kwale County in Kenya's South Coast, 'kaahewa' as carbon credit is usually referred to in their local Swahili dialect ...

The Philippine seas and climate change: Unlocking Blue Carbon Solutions for a cooler planet - GMA News

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 04:01

GMA News

The Philippine seas and climate change: Unlocking Blue Carbon Solutions for a cooler planet
GMA News
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 20C. As such, a 1.5-degree increase in global temperature still brings ...

Ethiopia's forests, an undervalued resource - Modern Diplomacy

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 16:47

Modern Diplomacy

Ethiopia's forests, an undervalued resource
Modern Diplomacy
This means that forest income has been undervalued by about 38 per cent, because official statistics show the sector's contribution to be 3.8 per cent (2015). The contribution of forest ecosystems (including carbon sequestration, crop pollination ...

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Ethiopia's forests, an undervalued resource - UN Environment (press release)

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 07:22

UN Environment (press release)

Ethiopia's forests, an undervalued resource
UN Environment (press release)
This means that forest income has been undervalued by about 38 per cent, because official statistics show the sector's contribution to be 3.8 per cent (2015). The contribution of forest ecosystems (including carbon sequestration, crop pollination ...

Ethiopia's forests, an undervalued resource - UN Environment (press release)

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 07:18

UN Environment (press release)

Ethiopia's forests, an undervalued resource
UN Environment (press release)
This means that forest income has been undervalued by about 38 per cent, because official statistics show the sector's contribution to be 3.8 per cent (2015). The contribution of forest ecosystems (including carbon sequestration, crop pollination ...

Global Carbon Capture And Sequestration Market Analysis 2018 Global Thermostat, Shell, Linde Group and ExxonMobil - Healthcare Trends

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:46

Global Carbon Capture And Sequestration Market Analysis 2018 Global Thermostat, Shell, Linde Group and ExxonMobil
Healthcare Trends
The research report on “Global Carbon Capture And Sequestration Market” delivers detailed prognosis on current and forecast market situation of Carbon Capture And Sequestration in the assessment period, 2018-2023. The report examines Carbon Capture And ...

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Carbon Farming on Western Australian Rangelands - Future Directions International (press release)

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:27

Carbon Farming on Western Australian Rangelands
Future Directions International (press release)
Innovative practices are resulting in more land being actively used in carbon sequestration (storing carbon in plants or soils), potentially leading to a reduction in atmospheric carbon. Primarily covered by vegetation patterns of native grasses, grass ...

What Does the New Regenerative Organic Certification Mean for the Future of Good Food? - KQED

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 17:28

KQED

What Does the New Regenerative Organic Certification Mean for the Future of Good Food?
KQED
And he supports more research on soil fertility, carbon sequestration, crop rotation, and perennial grasses. As Scowcroft sees it, the finish line of the “30-year march” toward a better food system isn't even close to being crossed, but there are many ...

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What Does the New Regenerative Organic Certification Mean for the Future of Good Food? - KQED

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 17:28

KQED

What Does the New Regenerative Organic Certification Mean for the Future of Good Food?
KQED
And he supports more research on soil fertility, carbon sequestration, crop rotation, and perennial grasses. As Scowcroft sees it, the finish line of the “30-year march” toward a better food system isn't even close to being crossed, but there are many ...

CO2 Solutions presents CO2 capture technology results | News ... - gasworld

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 15:15

gasworld

CO2 Solutions presents CO2 capture technology results | News ...
gasworld
CO2 Solutions Inc., developer of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, will be presenting the results of a life cycle assessment (LCA) of the corporation's technology at the Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage conference in Nashville, Tennessee.
CO2 Solutions CTO Presents LCA Results at CCUS ConferencePR Newswire (press release)

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Fellowships help graduate student trace carbon cycling in salt marsh - Penn State News

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 13:31

Penn State News

Fellowships help graduate student trace carbon cycling in salt marsh
Penn State News
For Ruiz-Plancarte, this means analyzing how much one of the marsh's plants, Spartina alterniflora, assimilates carbon dioxide from the atmosphere that can potentially be stored in the soil through a process called terrestrial sequestration. This both ...

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Keeping carbon in the ground can cut emissions and boost food security, study finds - Mongabay.com

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 11:19

Mongabay.com

Keeping carbon in the ground can cut emissions and boost food security, study finds
Mongabay.com
What's a better way of mitigating carbon dioxide emissions: imposing a tax on how much is emitted, or minimizing emissions in the first place by storing carbon in the ground? A new study in Environmental Research Letters shows that a carbon tax ...

Opinion: Fossil Fuels Aren't Dead, and North Dakota Is Proof - Roll Call

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 09:01

Roll Call

Opinion: Fossil Fuels Aren't Dead, and North Dakota Is Proof
Roll Call
You can't find a better example of how public-private partnerships can spur innovation than Project Tundra, an effort involving Minnkota Power Cooperative, Allete, BNI Energy and the Energy and Environmental Research Center, or the EERC, at the ...

Opinion: Fossil Fuels Aren't Dead, and North Dakota Is Proof - Roll Call

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 09:01

Roll Call

Opinion: Fossil Fuels Aren't Dead, and North Dakota Is Proof
Roll Call
You can't find a better example of how public-private partnerships can spur innovation than Project Tundra, an effort involving Minnkota Power Cooperative, Allete, BNI Energy and the Energy and Environmental Research Center, or the EERC, at the ...

Climate change threatens world's largest seagrass carbon stores - Science Daily

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 03:09

Phys.Org

Climate change threatens world's largest seagrass carbon stores
Science Daily
"Although seagrass meadows are amenable to restoration, more importantly, we should be looking at avoided loss of the seagrass carbon stores, because CO2 emission from degraded seagrass ecosystems greatly surpasses the annual sequestration capacity of ...
Climate change threatens world's largest seagrass carbon storesPhys.Org

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Environmentally friendly cattle production (really) - Science Daily

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 02:17

Science Daily

Environmentally friendly cattle production (really)
Science Daily
It is also important to note that the carbon sequestration changes over time and the researchers figure to see less over time. There is great potential that managed-grazing can offset the methane produced for many years to come, Rowntree said. "AMP is ...

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