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Shell Canada says Quest carbon capture and storage project exceeds expectations - HazardEx

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 16:29

HazardEx

Shell Canada says Quest carbon capture and storage project exceeds expectations
HazardEx
Shell Canada's Quest Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in the Alberta oil sands has sequestered over two million tonnes of carbon dioxide underground. Quest, situated at Shell's Scotford facility, hit the two million tonne target in July 2017 ...

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How Dirt Can Clean the Air - Scientific American

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 16:12

Scientific American

How Dirt Can Clean the Air
Scientific American
Indeed, as the U.N. climate conference draws to a close in Bonn, Germany, this week, Sanderman noted that soil carbon sequestration as a climate mitigation tool has still not made it to the official agenda, although it's been heavily touted in side ...

After Deadline: I'd rather cruise the Med than write about health insurance - Post-Bulletin

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 14:51

Post-Bulletin

After Deadline: I'd rather cruise the Med than write about health insurance
Post-Bulletin
With this background, I've found myself writing about winter rye, carbon sequestration in the soil, rainwater runoff, and other important issues for farmers. I ask a lot of questions, but sometimes farmers talk in ag-speak, so it's "to the Google" I go ...

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Can carbon-capture technologies hold back climate change? - The Globe and Mail

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:21

The Globe and Mail

Can carbon-capture technologies hold back climate change?
The Globe and Mail
As the world continues to battle to cut the use of fossil fuels fast enough to hold global warming to relatively safe levels, governments are exploring not just ways to ratchet up carbon-cutting ambitions but also ways to suck the carbon that is ...

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Can carbon-sucking technologies hold back climate change? - Reuters

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:02

Can carbon-sucking technologies hold back climate change?
Reuters
“California recognizes we're not going to get below 1.5 degrees or 2 degrees (of climate change), probably, without carbon sinks or sequestration in some form,” Alex said on the sidelines of the U.N. climate talks in Bonn this week. As the world ...

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Hansville heats up with climate change discussion - Kitsap Daily News

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 06:34

Kitsap Daily News

Hansville heats up with climate change discussion
Kitsap Daily News
HANSVILLE — The big discussion on global climate change came to a small corner of the Kitsap Peninsula Nov. 14. Adelia Ritchie led the Tuesday Talk at the Greater Hansville Community Center, titled “Climate Change in Puget Sound.” The event placed at ...

Climate change is 'turbocharging' the growth of trees in cities - and it could help reduce storm water flooding - Daily Mail

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 23:44

Daily Mail

Climate change is 'turbocharging' the growth of trees in cities - and it could help reduce storm water flooding
Daily Mail
The acceleration of tree size growth could be beneficial - sequestering more carbon and providing more ecosystem services for cities such as reduced storm water runoff. According to the authors of the study, while the benefits of trees growing in an ...

Pollutant Powerplay - Ethanol Producer Magazine

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:33

Ethanol Producer Magazine

Pollutant Powerplay
Ethanol Producer Magazine
Ernie Pollitzer, owner and senior engineer with Clean Energy Consultants, says carbon sequestration is the emissions-reduction tactic with the most potential, and the EPA is working on new regulations for it. “It is more of a guidance and it was not ...

FSC Announces the Bonn Initiative at COP23 - CSRwire.com (press release)

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:40

The Indian Express

FSC Announces the Bonn Initiative at COP23
CSRwire.com (press release)
The Bonn Initiative is a joint effort to develop scientifically rigorous methodologies that will help quantify the benefits, such as improved carbon sequestration, that FSC certified forests contribute to mitigate global warming and fight climate ...
Dems compete with Trump at Bonn climate summitThe Hill

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Biodiversity Conservation Through Sustainable Companies - Science Trends

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:29

Science Trends

Biodiversity Conservation Through Sustainable Companies
Science Trends
The human population obtains benefits from nature, through ecosystem services. These services are divided in (i) Provisioning services (products obtained from biomes, like water, wood, foods, etc.); (ii) Regulating services (per example, carbon ...

Africa: Better Soil Could Trap As Much Planet-Warming Carbon As Transport Produces - Study - AllAfrica.com

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:15

Africa: Better Soil Could Trap As Much Planet-Warming Carbon As Transport Produces - Study
AllAfrica.com
Soil naturally absorbs carbon from the atmosphere through a process known as sequestration which not only reduce harmful greenhouse gases but also creates more fertile soil. Better soil management could boost carbon stored in the top layer of the soil ...

CIAT: “Soils are the basis of all food production” - Food Tank (blog)

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:01

Food Tank (blog)

CIAT: “Soils are the basis of all food production”
Food Tank (blog)
A new report indicates that better farmland soil management may be able to sequester the same amount of carbon as emitted globally by the transportation sector. The study, a collaborative effort by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture ...

Beef Producers sees carbon policy as a win, but still has some worries - Manitoba Co-operator

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:58

Manitoba Co-operator

Beef Producers sees carbon policy as a win, but still has some worries
Manitoba Co-operator
“We're going to get stuck paying the carbon tax that they're going to pass through to the producer, so with that in mind, we still recognize the value that producers provide in terms of sequestration. If you're going to charge people to put it in the ...

Old coal mines could serve as excellent carbon sinks, shows study - Research Matters

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:30

Research Matters

Old coal mines could serve as excellent carbon sinks, shows study
Research Matters
Carbon Sequestration is the process of storing carbon for long periods. Wetlands, forests, peat bogs are all excellent sources for carbon sequestration, storing millions of tons of carbon. For their new study, the scientists wanted to study the carbon ...

India regrows forests to trap carbon emissions - India Climate Dialogue

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:27

India Climate Dialogue

India regrows forests to trap carbon emissions
India Climate Dialogue
But India's low-cost model may be the most easily replicable for poorer countries. While India's afforestation efforts have led to the least carbon sequestration among the three, it is also the most economical way – by a large margin – of removing ...

Study: Better soil could trap more carbon from the atmosphere - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 01:09

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Study: Better soil could trap more carbon from the atmosphere
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Soil naturally absorbs carbon from the atmosphere through a process known as sequestration that not only reduces harmful greenhouse gases but also creates more fertile soil. Better soil management could boost carbon stored in the top layer of the soil ...

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Nurturing the payment plan for forest carbon - www.businessgreen.com

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:06

www.businessgreen.com

Nurturing the payment plan for forest carbon
www.businessgreen.com
Widespread carbon sequestration outside the energy system is likely to be necessary to address this gap given the reality of current emissions trends in power, transport, buildings and industry. A recent study offers some hope on the solutions available.

New Trillion Trees Partnership Calls for Global Efforts to Protect and Restore 1 Trillion Trees - Newswise (press release)

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:23

New Trillion Trees Partnership Calls for Global Efforts to Protect and Restore 1 Trillion Trees
Newswise (press release)
The planet is losing 10 billion trees per year, leading to widespread impacts on biodiversity, carbon sequestration, local economies and human health. The response of the Trillion Trees partnership is twofold: catalyze large-scale investments to ...

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Trillion Trees: three conservation giants join forces to end deforestation - BirdLife International

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:17

Trillion Trees: three conservation giants join forces to end deforestation
BirdLife International
The planet is losing 10 billion trees per year, leading to widespread impacts on biodiversity, carbon sequestration, local economies and human health. The response of the Trillion Trees Partnership is twofold: catalyze large-scale investments to ...

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UPDATE 1-Better soil could trap as much planet-warming carbon as ... - Reuters

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:42

UPDATE 1-Better soil could trap as much planet-warming carbon as ...
Reuters
ROME, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Improving soil health in farmlands could capture extra carbon equivalent to the planet-warming emissions ...

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