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Omani minister receives invite from UAE to take part in carbon leadership forum - Times of Oman

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 13:18

Times of Oman

Omani minister receives invite from UAE to take part in carbon leadership forum
Times of Oman
... Environment and Climate Affairs Mohammed bin Salim Al Toobi received an invitation from Eng. Suhail Mohammed bin Faraj Al Mazrouie, Minister of Energy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to take part at the 7th Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum ...

Costa Rica Getting Closer to Launching First Satellite - The Costa Rica Star

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 02:45

The Costa Rica Star

Costa Rica Getting Closer to Launching First Satellite
The Costa Rica Star
Scientists working on Project Irazú are programming and verifying the satellite's systems, as well as the terrestrial stations that are the final steps to readying the satellite. The satellite will be used to monitor carbon sequestration levels in ...

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Carbon Capture Runs Up The White Flag: Cover For 'Clean Coal' Disappears - Seeking Alpha

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 22:12

Carbon Capture Runs Up The White Flag: Cover For 'Clean Coal' Disappears
Seeking Alpha
... but it was a “Carbon Capture and Storage” (CCS) poster child. ENGIE and Uniper pull out of major Dutch CCS project. Is this the end of Carbon Capture and Storage? Coal baron Robert Murray says “Carbon Capture and Sequestration does not work”.

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DOE denies it has policy to remove 'climate change' from agency materials - Science Magazine

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 18:17

Science Magazine

DOE denies it has policy to remove 'climate change' from agency materials
Science Magazine
... professor at Northeastern University in Boston, posted a letter on Facebook showing a DOE official asking her to remove the words "global warming" and "climate change" from her research proposal on nutrient loading in salt marsh carbon sequestration.

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Cleaning up the plastics industry – and our environment - Upstate Business Journal

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 15:57

Cleaning up the plastics industry – and our environment
Upstate Business Journal
The industry is also advancing carbon sequestration in landfills to prevent the gas from re-entering the atmosphere. What does this mean? Perhaps the solution lies in the existing infrastructure? With this in mind, companies can offer additives to ...

A New Platform for Managing Soil Carbon and Soil Health - Eos

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 13:33

Eos

A New Platform for Managing Soil Carbon and Soil Health
Eos
Overall, workshop participants recognized the need to identify vulnerabilities and opportunities for linking SOM-C science and the societal mandate to manage soils and ecosystems for productivity and carbon sequestration in future decades. We outlined ...

Why Akufo-Addo must sack John Owusu Afriyie from the Forestry Commission - GhanaWeb

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:21

GhanaWeb

Why Akufo-Addo must sack John Owusu Afriyie from the Forestry Commission
GhanaWeb
... Microsoft, etc., etc., for example, to neutralise some of their carbon footprints in carbon sequestration deals covering the remainder of our forests, it could earn Ghana hundreds of millions of dollars of dollars annually, in carbon credit ...

Why Akufo-Addo must sack John Owusu Afriyie from the Forestry ... - GhanaWeb

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 04:33

GhanaWeb

Why Akufo-Addo must sack John Owusu Afriyie from the Forestry ...
GhanaWeb
When it was confirmed that it was John Owusu Afriyie, not Hon. Kokofu, who would be heading the Forestry Commission, I shed tears for Mother Ghana.

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Big Customers Demand 100 Percent Renewables—and Utilities ... - IEEE Spectrum

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 14:59

IEEE Spectrum

Big Customers Demand 100 Percent Renewables—and Utilities ...
IEEE Spectrum
Photo: Hawaiian Electric Renewables in Paradise: The electric grid on the Hawaiian island of Molokai is expected to run completely on renewable energy in ...

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City Opens Carbon Sequestration Test Site In Buena Vista Park - Hoodline

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 00:55

Hoodline

City Opens Carbon Sequestration Test Site In Buena Vista Park
Hoodline
If you've noticed the addition of three small roped-off areas near the Buena Vista Park Children's Playground earlier this month, you're not alone. The areas are the focus of a new study sponsored by the city's Department of the Environment and ...

Alfalfa making inroads as cover crop for corn - Wisconsin State Farmer

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 22:20

Alfalfa making inroads as cover crop for corn
Wisconsin State Farmer
They may be used to reduce wind or water erosion by establishing cover after a minimal residue crop, to use up excess nutrients in the soil profile, for weed suppression, to provide nutrients for the next crop, to increase carbon sequestration and ...

Op-Ed: Don't Trash the Gaviota Coast - Santa Barbara Edhat

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 18:02

Santa Barbara Edhat

Op-Ed: Don't Trash the Gaviota Coast
Santa Barbara Edhat
This organic waste (kitchen and food scraps from grocery stores, schools, hotels and restaurants) is a highly valuable input for the creation of high quality compost that can be used in “carbon farming” to sequester carbon into the soil and increase ...

More Republican lawmakers bucking their party on climate change - POLITICO.eu

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 14:51

More Republican lawmakers bucking their party on climate change
POLITICO.eu
He also suggested including incentives for agriculture-friendly carbon sequestration programs in the farm bill. “Yes, we can show that the climate is changing, yes we can attribute at least some of that change to human activity. The question ...

How Orange Peels Revived a Costa Rican Forest - Laboratory Equipment

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 13:54

Laboratory Equipment

How Orange Peels Revived a Costa Rican Forest
Laboratory Equipment
"This is one of the only instances I've ever heard of where you can have cost-negative carbon sequestration," said Timothy Treuer, co-lead author of the study and a graduate student in Princeton's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. "It's ...
Juice company dumped orange peels in Costa Rican national park in the 90s — it revived the forestZME Science

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CGIAR gets serious about soil carbon as home of 4p1000 initiative - HuffPost

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 13:49

HuffPost

CGIAR gets serious about soil carbon as home of 4p1000 initiative
HuffPost
In the real world of agricultural and forest soils, this target may be difficult to reach or limited in time, but any effort towards storing carbon in soils or halting carbon release, especially from agricultural soils, would dramatically move our food ...

Study examines the impact of leaf wax on plant survival in harsh climates - High Plains Journal

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 13:30

Study examines the impact of leaf wax on plant survival in harsh climates
High Plains Journal
Dong said another aspect of research he is excited about is the collaboration between plant scientists and geoscientists in studying leaf wax structural constituents that affect both agronomic stress tolerance and future carbon sequestration. “Leaf ...

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You can help your city earn $500 million by just planting trees. Here's how - Economic Times

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 07:31

Economic Times

You can help your city earn $500 million by just planting trees. Here's how
Economic Times
They also provide energy savings in the form of cooling and insulation from both summer sunlight and winter winds; and carbon sequestration, which occurs when trees absorb and store carbon dioxide as they mitigate climate change. "Placing these results ...
What's the annual value of trees to a city?Architecture and Design

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Cal FIRE Awards Grants to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Sequester Carbon - EP Magazine

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 07:24

Cal FIRE Awards Grants to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Sequester Carbon
EP Magazine
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal FIRE) will award more than $21 million in grants to local groups statewide that will help the state reduce greenhouse gas emissions and sequester carbon. Three of the six grants announced ...

Don't Trash the Gaviota Coast! - Santa Barbara Edhat

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 04:01

Santa Barbara Edhat

Don't Trash the Gaviota Coast!
Santa Barbara Edhat
This organic waste (kitchen and food scraps from grocery stores, schools, hotels and restaurants) is a highly valuable input for the creation of high quality compost that can be used in “carbon farming” to sequester carbon into the soil and increase ...

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