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Finance in Motion and Unique raise $60 million for sustainable forestry fund - ImpactAlpha

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 23:00

ImpactAlpha

Finance in Motion and Unique raise $60 million for sustainable forestry fund
ImpactAlpha
... industrial and agricultural activity. Arbaro Fund is looking to make 12 investments and support 20 million metric tons (20 million tons) of carbon sequestration and the creation of 5,000 jobs. Finance in Motion has not announced a timeline for the ...

Co-op needed to support Utah small farmers - Utah Policy

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 20:10

Co-op needed to support Utah small farmers
Utah Policy
Using multi-species rotational grazing that focuses on healthy soil and grass, Utah's carbon footprint could be reduced via carbon sequestration in soil. Slow climate change with pasture management and by reducing the miles food travels from producer ...

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Talking Point: Don't panic, weedkiller has been helping us, not hurting us - The Mercury

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 14:19

The Mercury

Talking Point: Don't panic, weedkiller has been helping us, not hurting us
The Mercury
... annual environmental loss associated with a net increase of 8.2 million kg of herbicide usage resulting from use of alternative products; additional carbon emissions from increased fuel usage and decreased soil carbon sequestration, equal to adding ...

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Tips from Dr. Bronner's, Sun World, Wrangler on Advancing Regenerative Ag Supply Chains - Sustainable Brands

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 20:11

Sustainable Brands

Tips from Dr. Bronner's, Sun World, Wrangler on Advancing Regenerative Ag Supply Chains
Sustainable Brands
Regenerative and thriving agriculture promises to create systems that reach beyond preventing negative impacts, and instead provide a net benefit to the environment and communities, such as soil carbon sequestration. This has gained the attention of ...

What does Trump's pick for science adviser think about climate science? A 2014 talk offers clues - Science Magazine

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 16:51

Science Magazine

What does Trump's pick for science adviser think about climate science? A 2014 talk offers clues
Science Magazine
But we don't know everything about the nitrogen cycle, about all the carbon cycling, and about carbon sequestration …'” “Unfortunately, a lot of scientists have gotten to the point where they say, '[I'd be] an idiot [to] go up [to policymakers] and ...

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Climate Change Makes Trees Grow Faster, Lighter Wood - Laboratory Equipment

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:23

Laboratory Equipment

Climate Change Makes Trees Grow Faster, Lighter Wood
Laboratory Equipment
But the most important finding for practical and political aspects is that the current climate-relevant carbon sequestration of the forests is being overestimated as long as it is calculated with established but outdated wood densities. "The ...

Can a mineral called magnesite solve global warming? New study suggests it can - Firstpost

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 11:08

Firstpost

Can a mineral called magnesite solve global warming? New study suggests it can
Firstpost
It is now being studied as a candidate to sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and curb its contribution towards the warming of the planet. In a process known as carbon sequestration — a hot topic in environmental research at the moment ...

Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market analysis for 2016 globally just published - Plains Ledger

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 09:07

Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market analysis for 2016 globally just published
Plains Ledger
Zion Market Research analysts forecast the latest report on “Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts 2016–2024”, according to their latest report. The Carbon Capture and ...

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Letter: A matter of urgency: Greater Yellowstone Grizzlies - Arizona Daily Star

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:03

Letter: A matter of urgency: Greater Yellowstone Grizzlies
Arizona Daily Star
Longtime protector, Yellowstone Superintendent Wenk is fired, Zinke has taken protections from grizzly bears in Greater Yellowstone Park. An ill-advised trophy hunt is scheduled to start Sept. 1, and we need your help to tell Zinke: Stop It. Here's why.

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Carbon Sequestration Market: Global Growth by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022 - Depositor Money

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 22:15

TimeGazette

Carbon Sequestration Market: Global Growth by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022
Depositor Money
Carbon Sequestration Market research report is a professional and extensive market data. The Report provides a basic overview of the Carbon Sequestration Market including definitions, classifications, applications and chain structure. This report ...
Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market 2022: Market Trends and Growth, Segmentation and Key Companiestheaerospacenews.com

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New Texas A&M soil scientist aims research at global change effects on carbon sequestration - AgriLife Today

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:38

AgriLife Today

New Texas A&M soil scientist aims research at global change effects on carbon sequestration
AgriLife Today
“Current research suggests soils may become a major source of carbon instead of a sink,” she said. “Soils have always been a significant source of greenhouse gases, but that is offset by their stabilization or sequestration capabilities. With changes ...

Hydrogen the fuel of the future, says Chief Scientist - Courier Mail

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:36

Courier Mail

Hydrogen the fuel of the future, says Chief Scientist
Courier Mail
Elements such as electricity generation, carbon sequestration, pipelines, electrolysers, refuelling stations and regulations depend on progress in the others,'' Dr Finkel said. “The federal, state and territory governments can provide the leadership to ...
Australia has big hydrogen export opportunitypv magazine Australia

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TLTB engages landowners and stakeholders for climate mitigation initiative - Fiji Times

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 07:16

TLTB engages landowners and stakeholders for climate mitigation initiative
Fiji Times
“To enhance Fiji carbon sequestration, TLTB has been instrumental in the National REDD+ Steering Committee and its programs, especially in consultation with landowners, capacity building programs, the readiness phase and has now finalising the first ...

New program pushes 4Rs of proper nutrient management in New York - American Agriculturist

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 07:03

American Agriculturist

New program pushes 4Rs of proper nutrient management in New York
American Agriculturist
"We're looking to work with farmers in the interests of water quality and carbon sequestration … and how that translates on the ground," he says. Jeanette Marvin, administrator of the New York State Agri-Business Association, says the program is ...

Record-high supply and demand on voluntary carbon markets in 2017: report - Mongabay.com

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 22:56

Mongabay.com

Record-high supply and demand on voluntary carbon markets in 2017: report
Mongabay.com
The number of offsets that have been generated is generally considered to be the best way to estimate the environmental impact of voluntary carbon markets. According to the report: “Since 2005, projects have helped to reduce, sequester, or avoid over ...

Our Turn At This Earth: The Missing Loop - HPPR

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 22:00

HPPR

Our Turn At This Earth: The Missing Loop
HPPR
Carbon sequestration is another outcome that could prove lucrative to regenerative farmers. Conventional tillage exposes carbon stored in the soil, returning it to the atmosphere as carbon dioxide. Regenerative farming, on the other hand, leaves the ...

Roeslein searches to restore acres of native grass - The Herald

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:20

Roeslein searches to restore acres of native grass
The Herald
“If we would plant 100 million acres of cover crops and 30 million acres of native grasses and forbes on marginal land, we could sequester over 150 million tons of carbon. More importantly, we could produce over 300 million gallons of CNG that would ...

In carbon negative Sikkim, emissions are on the rise - Down To Earth Magazine

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 07:08

Down To Earth Magazine

In carbon negative Sikkim, emissions are on the rise
Down To Earth Magazine
Sikkim has always done well in sequestering carbon but this is the first time it has been found carbon-negative. In 2012, a state government report Climate Change in Sikkim called the carbon sequestration of forests in Sikkim “very significant in India ...

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