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An Untapped Resource in the Fight Against Climate Change: The Ocean - News Deeply

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 08:16

News Deeply

An Untapped Resource in the Fight Against Climate Change: The Ocean
News Deeply
For example, ocean phytoplankton produce more than 50 percent of our oxygen, and the ocean absorbs more than 25 percent of the anthropogenic CO2 and 90 percent of the excess heat emitted annually into the atmosphere. We can and must look beyond our ...

Clean Your Plate to Reduce Greenhouse Gasses - Sonoma County Gazette

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 08:07

Clean Your Plate to Reduce Greenhouse Gasses
Sonoma County Gazette
With carbon farming, a single application of a ½ inch of compost on grazed rangeland will increases soil water capacity to 26,000 liters per hectare and soil carbon sequestration by at least one ton per hectare per year for thirty years. Compost ...

Planning for a sustainable future - Farm and Dairy

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 06:03

Farm and Dairy

Planning for a sustainable future
Farm and Dairy
Some of these influences are already causing regional shifts in dairy farming. It was suggested that cropland management must take into consideration clean water, biodiversity benefits, climate stabilization and long-term soil fertility. In the short ...

Carbon levels in soil have come under the spotlight in new research | Video - The Rural

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 03:42

Carbon levels in soil have come under the spotlight in new research | Video
The Rural
“My research demonstrated that the ability of soil to sequester carbon has no upper limit, however the carbon storage potential is driven by regional climate and soil properties more than farming practice,” Dr Orgill said. “Within a given region ...

Oceans overlooked as source of climate change solutions - eco-business.com

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 02:07

eco-business.com

Oceans overlooked as source of climate change solutions
eco-business.com
In particular, the ocean has enormous potential to help by producing low-carbon energy and by sequestering atmospheric carbon. Offshore wind is proving itself as the energy source for changing electricity's carbon footprint at scale and in time. Ocean ...

The Europe Biochar Market is predicted to increase its revenue from $193 million to $875 million between the ... - Markets Insider

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 18:16

The Europe Biochar Market is predicted to increase its revenue from $193 million to $875 million between the ...
Markets Insider
The Europe Biochar Market is predicted to increase its revenue from $193 million to $875 million between the forecast years of 2017 to 2025, growing at an estimated CAGR of 17.70%. The key driver contributing to the market growth is the application of ...

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Delta farmers tackle greenhouse gases - The Record (New Westminster)

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 17:33

The Record (New Westminster)

Delta farmers tackle greenhouse gases
The Record (New Westminster)
Delta MP Carla Qualtrough was at Emma Lee Farms on Westham Island to announce federal funding. Photograph By Ian Jacques. A grant from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada will help UBC researchers and Delta farmers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG ...

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It's Time For Conservatives To Kick The Nasty Habit Of Dismissing Climate Science - The Daily Caller

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 06:15

It's Time For Conservatives To Kick The Nasty Habit Of Dismissing Climate Science
The Daily Caller
Because in the short term it'll displace coal and, in the longer term, carbon sequestration will likely keep gas in the game (and allow us to perfect the technology so we can export it to the many countries around the world that are already pricing ...

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Environmental Sustainability is a Hot Topic Right Now – Earth Token - Bitcoinist

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 03:45

Environmental Sustainability is a Hot Topic Right Now – Earth Token
Bitcoinist
... Mauritius – As the urgency of climate change continues to grow, so is awareness of the issue. Every day, companies and individuals decide to do their part by investing in natural assets like solar and wind, waste to energy, carbon sequestration ...

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Site C will be a strategic asset in fight against climate change - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 03:02

The Globe and Mail

Site C will be a strategic asset in fight against climate change
The Globe and Mail
... will further bump up demand into the future, many driven by regulatory changes, including expanded industrial marijuana production, increased use of electric vehicles, data storage and server farms, industrial robotics and carbon sequestration ...

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The Europe Biochar Market is predicted to increase its revenue from $193 million to $875 million between the ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 21:26

The Europe Biochar Market is predicted to increase its revenue from $193 million to $875 million between the ...
PR Newswire (press release)
The Europe Biochar Market is predicted to increase its revenue from $193 million to $875 million between the forecast years of 2017 to 2025, growing at an estimated CAGR of 17.70%. The key driver contributing to the market growth is the application of ...

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McGill commits to carbon neutrality by 2040 - McGill Newsroom

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 18:56

McGill Newsroom

McGill commits to carbon neutrality by 2040
McGill Newsroom
Achieving carbon neutrality by 2040 means that McGill will eliminate its greenhouse gas emissions through significant carbon reduction and, to a lesser extent, carbon sequestration and carbon offsets. This amounts to the equivalent of taking 11,576 ...

Planet Alpha Corp. Launches Regulation A+ Tier 2 Offering of Forest Carbon Securities to Reverse Deforestation - Digital Journal

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 18:01

Planet Alpha Corp. Launches Regulation A+ Tier 2 Offering of Forest Carbon Securities to Reverse Deforestation
Digital Journal
(PAC) intends to use the proceeds from the current offering to develop forest carbon sequestration projects in ecologically diverse locations around the planet. PAC projects are developed and implemented directly in collaboration with local, community ...

McGill commits to carbon neutrality by 2040 - McGill Reporter

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 15:32

McGill Reporter

McGill commits to carbon neutrality by 2040
McGill Reporter
An institution achieves carbon neutrality when the amount of greenhouse gases released is equivalent to the amount sequestered or offset. McGill's own plan for carbon neutrality includes strategies for campus energy systems, air travel, and commuting ...

Dec. 5 global soil painting competition illustrates soil's vital role - Cornell Chronicle

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 15:26

Cornell Chronicle

Dec. 5 global soil painting competition illustrates soil's vital role
Cornell Chronicle
Food production and carbon sequestration depend on healthy soils. Kurtz believes people should consider healthy soil as an essential natural resource in the same way they think about clean water and air. “It takes a phenomenal amount of time for ...

New study finds timing is key in keeping organic matter in wet soils - Phys.Org

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 13:10

Phys.Org

New study finds timing is key in keeping organic matter in wet soils
Phys.Org
First, optimal levels of organic matter in the soil improve fertility, Hall said. The second benefit concerns carbon sequestration. If the carbon that makes up much of the organic matter remains stored in the soil, then it doesn't get into the ...

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McGill aims to become carbon neutral by 2040 - Montreal Gazette

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 11:01

McGill aims to become carbon neutral by 2040
Montreal Gazette
McGill will also reduce emissions from its fleet of vehicles by switching to electric cars. McGill says it will try to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions through carbon reduction, and to a lesser extent, carbon sequestration and carbon offsets. Carbon ...

Newcastle University team in Antarctica to take temperature of the ocean as part of research project - ChronicleLive

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 08:01

ChronicleLive

Newcastle University team in Antarctica to take temperature of the ocean as part of research project
ChronicleLive
... Miguel Morales Maqueda, Alethea Mountford and Liam Rogerson have joined the ORCHESTRA research project (Ocean Regulation of Climate by Heat and Carbon Sequestration and Transports) to carry out sea surface measurements using a wave glider.

Carbon Sequestration Market: Industry Demands, Top Key Players, Industry Analysis & Forecast By 2022 - satPRnews (press release)

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 22:10

Carbon Sequestration Market: Industry Demands, Top Key Players, Industry Analysis & Forecast By 2022
satPRnews (press release)
Carbon Sequestration Market research report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Carbon Sequestration Industry. Carbon Sequestration market is valued at USD XX million in 2016 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the ...

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Young Farmers Conference Emphasizes Equality - Food Tank (blog)

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 18:02

Food Tank (blog)

Young Farmers Conference Emphasizes Equality
Food Tank (blog)
Techniques such as lower-emission production systems, carbon sequestration practices, and soil regeneration methods will be explored through discussion and workshop sessions to help farmers become more resilient to changing weather patterns. “Today's ...

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