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Improving soil quality can slow global warming - Science Daily

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 18:48

EurekAlert

Improving soil quality can slow global warming
Science Daily
"As someone who has been working on carbon sequestration for a long time, I have always had this question in the back of my mind, 'Will sequestration in soils make a difference with climate change at a global scale?' " said study senior author Whendee ...
The potential of agricultural land management to contribute to lower global surface temperaturesScience Advances
Better soil quality management can capture carbon to lower global temperature: studyChina.org.cn

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Peat expansion in the Arctic tundra could play a role in cooling a warming planet - Phys.Org

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 17:09

Phys.Org

Peat expansion in the Arctic tundra could play a role in cooling a warming planet
Phys.Org
Their research will focus on two key elements of the Arctic peat-forming ecosystems: peat patches, and the role of Sphagnum in the formation, persistence, and rapid rates of carbon sequestration of these potentially incipient peatlands. It is likely ...

Peat expansion in the Arctic tundra could play a role in cooling a warming planet - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 16:02

Peat expansion in the Arctic tundra could play a role in cooling a warming planet
EurekAlert (press release)
Their research will focus on two key elements of the Arctic peat-forming ecosystems: peat patches, and the role of Sphagnum in the formation, persistence, and rapid rates of carbon sequestration of these potentially incipient peatlands. It is likely ...

Ocean and climate research gets $9M boost - Thegardenisland.com

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 10:13

Ocean and climate research gets $9M boost
Thegardenisland.com
... documented variability of ocean water masses and circulation; observed habitat variability; determined relationships between microbial community structure and function, including nutrient dynamics and carbon sequestration; and measured carbon ...

Agriculture improvements rely on enhanced productivity: Seruiratu - Fiji Times

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 10:04

Fiji Times

Agriculture improvements rely on enhanced productivity: Seruiratu
Fiji Times
“It focuses on improving soil health and enhancing carbon sequestration, more efficient use of water and energy, efficient food supply chains, the reduction of food loss and waste, the conservation of biodiversity and climate regulation.” Mr Seruiratu ...

Research reveals high carbon capture potential in green stormwater systems - Griffith News (press release)

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 03:51

Research reveals high carbon capture potential in green stormwater systems
Griffith News (press release)
“There are already many papers that talk about the benefits of stormwater basins that are vegetated, but in these systems there are also carbon sequestration potentials, and the studies have not examined these benefits and these potentials together.”.

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Ocean and Climate Research Gets $9M Boost - Big Island Now

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 19:06

Big Island Now

Ocean and Climate Research Gets $9M Boost
Big Island Now
... documented variability of ocean water masses and circulation; observed habitat variability; determined relationships between microbial community structure and function, including nutrient dynamics and carbon sequestration; and measured carbon ...

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Ocean and climate research gets $9M boost - UH System Current News

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 17:54

UH System Current News

Ocean and climate research gets $9M boost
UH System Current News
... observed habitat variability; determined relationships between microbial community structure and function, including nutrient dynamics and carbon sequestration; and measured carbon dioxide in the upper ocean and changes to the capacity of the ocean ...

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AIA COTE In Conversation with Paul Hawken - ARCHITECT Magazine

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 15:57

ARCHITECT Magazine

AIA COTE In Conversation with Paul Hawken
ARCHITECT Magazine
There is wide divergence in rates of carbon emissions and carbon sequestration for different types of agriculture and animal management practices. We are beginning to see enormous innovation in regenerative agriculture—sequestration at the rate of six ...

Guest post: Six key policy challenges to achieving 'negative emissions' with BECCS - Carbon Brief

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 12:53

Carbon Brief

Guest post: Six key policy challenges to achieving 'negative emissions' with BECCS
Carbon Brief
From an accounting perspective, there is a question of who receives credit for the long-term carbon storage from CCS since, currently, biomass producers are accounted for natural carbon sequestration while bioenergy users are not accounted for the ...

The Global Market for Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage 2018: CAGR is Projected to Grow at 23.5%, Enabling the ... - NewsOK.com

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 09:31

The Global Market for Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage 2018: CAGR is Projected to Grow at 23.5%, Enabling the ...
NewsOK.com
Dioxide Materials Inc. AkerSolutions Integrated Carbon Sequestration Pty. Ltd. E3 Tec Services LLC Enn Group Co. Ltd. Lanzatech Inc. Skyonic Corp. Novomer Inc. Carbon Cycle Ltd. BASF SE MBD Energy Ltd. Solidia Technologies Inc. Empower Materials ...

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Close watch on climate change - The Hindu

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 07:42

The Hindu

Close watch on climate change
The Hindu
The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) is considering a ₹79-crore proposal to study the impact of climate change on Kerala. The project has been proposed by the National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR) under the ...

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Going for the Deep Carbon Cleanse - Santa Barbara Independent

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 07:20

Santa Barbara Independent

Going for the Deep Carbon Cleanse
Santa Barbara Independent
This allows, for example, for optimizing the roles of efficiency, biosphere carbon sequestration, natural gas with carbon capture and sequestration, and market design (including appropriate credits) to make significant contributions. Maximum ...

Correcting the errors of the past: How carbon sequestration can help us - Architecture Now

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 23:02

Architecture Now

Correcting the errors of the past: How carbon sequestration can help us
Architecture Now
Put basically, carbon sequestration is the process of capturing carbon and putting it into long-term storage. Some methods of sequestration mimic and assist natural processes, such as returning biomass to soil through organic farming methods so that ...

Experts: Climate Science and the Atmosphere - UC Davis

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 21:52

UC Davis

Experts: Climate Science and the Atmosphere
UC Davis
... Global Climate Leadership Council. He can discuss issues related to nitrogen in the atmosphere, nutrient cycling, global climate forecasts, carbon sequestration and promising solutions to environmental challenges through cross-disciplinary ...

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Experts: Climate Science and the Atmosphere - UC Davis

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 21:52

UC Davis

Experts: Climate Science and the Atmosphere
UC Davis
... Global Climate Leadership Council. He can discuss issues related to nitrogen in the atmosphere, nutrient cycling, global climate forecasts, carbon sequestration and promising solutions to environmental challenges through cross-disciplinary ...

Brandon farmer wins national TESA award - Manitoba Co-operator

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 19:50

Manitoba Co-operator

Brandon farmer wins national TESA award
Manitoba Co-operator
“Their commitment to regenerating soils to improve livestock and ecosystem health demonstrates the commitment to sustainability that the TESA embodies,” he added. Carbon sequestration and soil health were common themes across the nominees this year, ...

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Our biomass policy subsidizes clear-cuts - New Hampshire Business Review

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 16:43

New Hampshire Business Review

Our biomass policy subsidizes clear-cuts
New Hampshire Business Review
It is shocking that they continue to gloss over the liquidation cuts that are vacuum-cleaning our Coos forests, releasing massive amounts of carbon from above-ground biomass (trees) and soils (where half the carbon sequestered in a forest is captured).

Technology Could Soon Revolutionize Agriculture In Africa - Forbes

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 00:46

Forbes

Technology Could Soon Revolutionize Agriculture In Africa
Forbes
CIAT supports a native variety of brachiaria, a type of animal forage with deep roots that helps reduce erosion and increase carbon sequestration in soil. It is easily digestible, so can increase milk production by 40% while reducing methane emissions ...

'Effectively we have the same number of cows as we had in 1988' - Agriland

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 05:16

Agriland

'Effectively we have the same number of cows as we had in 1988'
Agriland
They are also better in terms of carbon sequestration. “There's a big question in terms of greenhouse gas emissions. Ireland has the lowest greenhouse gas emissions globally [for dairy animals]. “But as our farms intensify from where they are today, we ...

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