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Study finds organic farming better at sequestering carbon - Capital Press

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 16:21

Study finds organic farming better at sequestering carbon
Capital Press
... 150 percent more fulvic acid; 44 percent more humic acid; and 26 percent greater potential for long-term carbon storage. “These results highlight the potential of organic agriculture to increase the amount of carbon sequestration in the soil, and ...

Clemson offers carbon market workshop for South Carolina forest landowners - Clemson Newsstand

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 13:32

Clemson Newsstand

Clemson offers carbon market workshop for South Carolina forest landowners
Clemson Newsstand
Marzieh Motallebi, an assistant professor at Clemson's Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science, said this workshop focuses on teaching South Carolina forest landowners about the amount of carbon sequestered due to various forest ...

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World's Biggest Oxygen Producers Living in Swirling Ocean Waters - Eos

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:44

Eos

World's Biggest Oxygen Producers Living in Swirling Ocean Waters
Eos
As such, climate scientists are interested in learning more about phytoplankton because of the role they play in oxygen production, as well as in carbon sequestration. A recent study conducted by Bosse et al. demonstrated how powerful winter storms ...

New Study Shows Organic Soil Has a 26 Percent Higher Potential for Carbon Storage - Organic Authority

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:19

Organic Authority

New Study Shows Organic Soil Has a 26 Percent Higher Potential for Carbon Storage
Organic Authority
Carbon sequestering has been shown to be an important contributing factor in the mitigation of the worst impacts of climate change, by keeping excess carbon out of the atmosphere. This has been shown in a number of studies and was highlighted in the ...

New Study Shows Organic Soil Has a 26 Percent Higher Potential for Carbon Storage - Organic Authority

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:19

New Study Shows Organic Soil Has a 26 Percent Higher Potential for Carbon Storage
Organic Authority
Carbon sequestering has been shown to be an important contributing factor in the mitigation of the worst impacts of climate change, by keeping excess carbon out of the atmosphere. This has been shown in a number of studies and was highlighted in the ...

Murdoch Uni research offers hope in climate change battle - Community Newspaper Group

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 08:19

Community Newspaper Group

Murdoch Uni research offers hope in climate change battle
Community Newspaper Group
“This plant can be used as a source of feed for livestock but we were interested in finding out its potential to be used for carbon sequestration.” “The carbon in these systems is stored in the plants and contrary to what we set out to test, there was ...

OBRIST C–Transformer is raising hope for carbon storage - GreenBiz

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 07:07

GreenBiz

OBRIST C–Transformer is raising hope for carbon storage
GreenBiz
The OBRIST approach has numerous advantages over other carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies. Expensive and dangerous storage of CO2 does not apply because carbon in its most stable form can be stored directly in the ground.

Sci-tech innovation key to regional low-carbon growth - eco-business.com

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 06:57

eco-business.com

Sci-tech innovation key to regional low-carbon growth
eco-business.com
The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region should take its advantage in this aspect, and put technological advances into full practice, including energy-saving technology, renewable energy technology, de-carbonisation and carbon sequestration technology.

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EV storage breakthrough gets $1 million Energy department funds – low-cost batteries from CO2 - Red, Green, and Blue

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 04:33

Red, Green, and Blue

EV storage breakthrough gets $1 million Energy department funds – low-cost batteries from CO2
Red, Green, and Blue
The ice on that icing is another win for the environment: the carbon dioxide would be reclaimed from industrial waste gases. So, make that a green four-for: lower cost, better performance, reduced carbon footprint and carbon sequestration, too.

Sci-tech innovation key to regional low-carbon growth - China.org.cn - China.org.cn

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 03:16

Sci-tech innovation key to regional low-carbon growth - China.org.cn
China.org.cn
With the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region in full swing, low-carbon-oriented practices have become an important factor for regional ...

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More bang for the buck noted with mob grazing experiment - Manitoba Co-operator

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 19:44

Manitoba Co-operator

More bang for the buck noted with mob grazing experiment
Manitoba Co-operator
Industry groups have latched on to these findings as conversations on global warming and carbon tax continue. Both the forage and grassland association and Manitoba Beef Producers have targeted its implications for carbon sequestration, the removal of ...

evian® Achieves Carbon Neutrality In The US And Canada - VendingMarketWatch

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 16:01

VendingMarketWatch

evian® Achieves Carbon Neutrality In The US And Canada
VendingMarketWatch
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--evian®, the number one premium global natural spring water brand, announced today that it has been audited and certified by the Carbon Trust as a carbon neutral brand in the U.S. and Canada. ... goal to protect its ...

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Achieves Carbon Neutrality in the US and Canada - Business Wire (press release)

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 13:01

Achieves Carbon Neutrality in the US and Canada
Business Wire (press release)
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--evian®, the number one premium global natural spring water brand, announced today that it has been audited and certified by the Carbon Trust as a carbon neutral brand in the U.S. and Canada. ... goal to protect its ...

A Green Funder Reboots With a Unique Program on Sustainable Grazing - Inside Philanthropy

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 01:54

Inside Philanthropy

A Green Funder Reboots With a Unique Program on Sustainable Grazing
Inside Philanthropy
Grazing land management impacts water quality, food production, fish and wildlife, flooding and drought, and carbon sequestration—healthy soils lock in large reservoirs of carbon. That means, yes, livestock grazing is a climate change issue. Yet while ...

Nature's bounty: Trees provide services worth $500 million to the world's megacities - Scroll.in

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 18:07

Scroll.in

Nature's bounty: Trees provide services worth $500 million to the world's megacities
Scroll.in
They sequester carbon and reduce air pollution and stormwater runoff, for instance. They cut winter winds and help cool their surroundings in summer via shade and transpiration, as well, leading to avoided greenhouse gas emissions and lower energy ...

Put a price on urban trees – and halt this chainsaw massacre - The Guardian

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 16:49

The Guardian

Put a price on urban trees – and halt this chainsaw massacre
The Guardian
... or more sophisticated American software called i-Tree. The latter calculates the annual value of each street tree in terms of certain ecosystem services: flood alleviation, cooling, pollutant removal and carbon sequestration. According to i-Tree ...

Carbon credit program ain't what it used to be - Alberta Express

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 16:20

Alberta Express

Carbon credit program ain't what it used to be
Alberta Express
Although there is still a lot of participation in the province's carbon credit trading and sequestration program, many believe it has become too demanding, too restrictive, and less beneficial to producers. At the same time, the regulations guiding ...

EV Energy Storage Breakthrough Gets $1 Million To Cross The Valley Of Death - CleanTechnica

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 13:59

CleanTechnica

EV Energy Storage Breakthrough Gets $1 Million To Cross The Valley Of Death
CleanTechnica
The US Energy Department has been steaming full speed ahead on cutting edge energy storage technology, and the latest development is one of those environmental twofers we love. A $1 million grant from the agency will help a company called Saratoga ...

Researchers make alcohol out of thin air - Phys.Org

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 13:11

Researchers make alcohol out of thin air
Phys.Org
For mitigating atmospheric CO2 concentration, carbon capture and utilization (CCU) could be a feasible alternative strategy to carbon capture and sequestration (CCS). The electrochemical reduction of CO2 to fuels and value-added chemicals has attracted ...

New Study Shows Organic Farming Traps Carbon in Soil to Combat Climate Change - Civil Eats

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 09:01

Civil Eats

New Study Shows Organic Farming Traps Carbon in Soil to Combat Climate Change
Civil Eats
A 2010 paper published in the journal Ambio found that research about increased carbon sequestration due to organic farming methods was inconclusive, while a 2012 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) found increased ...
Breakthrough study shows organic cuts agriculture's contribution to climate changeWisconsin State Farmer

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