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Fracking California: “Soft” Policies And Angry Activists - progrss (press release) (blog)

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 19:31

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Fracking California: “Soft” Policies And Angry Activists
progrss (press release) (blog)
She suggests instead that cities in California make policies that help phase out fossil fuels, move toward 100 percent renewable energy, and begin large-scale carbon sequestration. Corporate influence on the U.S.'s political system is believed to be ...

Sac State is again celebrated for its thriving urban forest - Sacramento State University

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 17:44

Sacramento State University

Sac State is again celebrated for its thriving urban forest
Sacramento State University
As well, students and staff are calculating the carbon sequestration of all 3,500 campus trees. “We recognize the many benefits of planting and maintaining trees, including carbon and pollutant removal, heat reduction, reducing stormwater runoff, and ...

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Conservation Stewardship Program helps ag producers - McPherson Sentinel

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 16:36

Conservation Stewardship Program helps ag producers
McPherson Sentinel
... and expanding conservation activities like cover crops, nutrient management, residue management, grazing management, prescribed burning, and pollinator and beneficial insect habitat – all while maintaining active agriculture production on their ...

Wildlife damage guidelines discussed - Brantford Expositor

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:00

Brantford Expositor

Wildlife damage guidelines discussed
Brantford Expositor
It's called Pathways to Carbon Farming in Eastern Canada: Strategies, Systems and Crops for Carbon Sequestration. It will be led by Connor Stedman, a field ecologist, ecological designer and educator, based in the Hudson River Valley of New York. The ...

Fracking California: “Soft” Policies And Angry Activists - progrss (press release) (blog)

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 19:27

progrss (press release) (blog)

Fracking California: “Soft” Policies And Angry Activists
progrss (press release) (blog)
She suggests instead that cities in California make policies that help phase out fossil fuels, move toward 100 percent renewable energy, and begin large-scale carbon sequestration. Corporate influence on the U.S.'s political system is believed to be ...

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Bi-partisan group presses for carbon capture incentives - Agri-Pulse

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 14:58

Agri-Pulse

Bi-partisan group presses for carbon capture incentives
Agri-Pulse
Lawmakers seeking to simultaneously boost energy production and reduce carbon emissions are urging House leaders to adopt a tax package providing incentives for the implementation of carbon sequestration. Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, led a bipartisan ...

ALI eyes trees from the forest to reach carbon-neutral status after five years - Business Mirror

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 11:42

ALI eyes trees from the forest to reach carbon-neutral status after five years
Business Mirror
ALI claims its forest sites would help remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere through a process called “carbon sequestration.” “Although forests do release carbon dioxide from their natural processes, a healthy forest typically stores carbon more ...

Consortium establishing carinata as winter crop in Southeast - Southeast Farm Press

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 00:35

Consortium establishing carinata as winter crop in Southeast
Southeast Farm Press
Integration of tillage, fertility, and rotations for sustainable carinata production may provide enhanced ecosystem services for water quality, carbon sequestration, and integrated weed management. The effects of previous summer crops on carinata ...

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Colstrip struggles to imagine future without coal - KXLH Helena News

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 22:34

KXLH Helena News

Colstrip struggles to imagine future without coal
KXLH Helena News
Yates hopes new coal technology such as carbon capture can pave the way for a bright future in Colstrip. In fact, the older two plants are in the running to be the focal point of a Department of Energy feasibility study on carbon sequestration. That's ...

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Colstrip struggles to imagine future without coal - KRTV News in ... - KRTV Great Falls News

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 22:10

KRTV Great Falls News

Colstrip struggles to imagine future without coal - KRTV News in ...
KRTV Great Falls News
Puget Sound Energy, which owns half of Units 1 and 2, announced last year that June of 2022 is the closure date for the two oldest Colstrip plants.

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Soil Carbon Sequestration Is a Solution to Climate Change - Food Tank (blog)

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 17:03

Food Tank (blog)

Soil Carbon Sequestration Is a Solution to Climate Change
Food Tank (blog)
Initially, the manager of their local garden, Tucker is now the Executive Director of Kiss the Ground, a non-profit striving to combat climate change by cultivating healthy soil to sequester carbon in the atmosphere. Kiss the Ground focuses on public ...

PHL reef status calls for urgent attention - Business Mirror

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 15:34

Business Mirror

PHL reef status calls for urgent attention
Business Mirror
Different species were losing their zooxanthellae as the temperature rose to 30 degrees Celsius in Lanuza Bay. Once corals turn white, they become very susceptible to disease. They also lose their ecosystem functions, including carbon sequestration ...

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Journey towards carbon neutrality - Malaya

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 13:17

Journey towards carbon neutrality
Malaya
The carbon forests in Lio and Sicogon are integrated into nature trail areas while those in Alaminos are just north of a BellaVita subdivision. Not cutting and restoring the trees prevent the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere; maintaining ...

Where to find, how to grow native plants in Treasure Coast gardens - TCPalm

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 11:00

TCPalm

Where to find, how to grow native plants in Treasure Coast gardens
TCPalm
They also provide carbon sequestration and storage, reduced water use, and sometimes, reduce erosion. Native plants support native insects which support birds and other wildlife. However, finding native plants in local nurseries can be a challenge and ...

How Bill Gates aims to clean up the planet - The Guardian

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 09:02

The Guardian

How Bill Gates aims to clean up the planet
The Guardian
The next step is to raise the money, scale up and then commercialise the process using low-carbon electricity like solar PV (photovoltaics). Company publicity envisages massive walls of extractor fans sited outside cities and on non-agricultural land ...

Guest column: Don't slow down Oregon cap-and-trade plan - Bend Bulletin

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 05:31

Guest column: Don't slow down Oregon cap-and-trade plan
Bend Bulletin
We are setting our tree farm aside for carbon sequestration. In return for the continued increase in carbon retained in our family tree farm compared to nearby industrial timber lands, the states of California, Washington and the province of Ontario ...

Texas A&M scientist at forefront of new 3-D satellite imaging system - Southwest Farm Press

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 19:43

Southwest Farm Press

Texas A&M scientist at forefront of new 3-D satellite imaging system
Southwest Farm Press
Popescu will act as an adviser on three of the early adopter projects: Evaluation of ICESat-2 ATLAS Data for Wildland Fuels Assessments; Detection of Ground and Top of Canopy Using Simulated ICESat-2 LiDAR Data; and Forest Carbon Stock Assessment and ...

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By Logging Wetland Forests for Corporate Profit, the American South Is Losing Its Backyard - Earth Island Journal

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 17:14

Earth Island Journal

By Logging Wetland Forests for Corporate Profit, the American South Is Losing Its Backyard
Earth Island Journal
These forests — any forest that is submerged for part of the year — don't look like much, but they do the dirty work for us. Scientific studies have shown that wetland forests provide twice the value of upland pine forests in many categories of ...

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Healthy Soil and Regenerative Farming as Major Food System Solutions - Food Tank (blog)

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 17:04

Food Tank (blog)

Healthy Soil and Regenerative Farming as Major Food System Solutions
Food Tank (blog)
Initially the manager of their local garden, Tucker is now the Executive Director of Kiss the Ground, a non-profit striving to combat climate change by cultivating healthy soil to sequester carbon in the atmosphere. Kiss the Ground focuses on public ...

By Logging Wetland Forests for Corporate Profit, the American South Is Ruining Its Own Backyard - AlterNet

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 12:38

AlterNet

By Logging Wetland Forests for Corporate Profit, the American South Is Ruining Its Own Backyard
AlterNet
But wetland forests, much like other forests in the South, are being destroyed to serve the forest products market. With every tree lost, we lose out on valuable ecosystem services like clean water, carbon sequestration, and protection from natural ...

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