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UPDATE 1-Better soil could trap as much planet-warming carbon as transport produces - study - Reuters

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:39

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

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Don't convert Africa's savanna to agricultural land - Deutsche Welle

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:36

Deutsche Welle

Don't convert Africa's savanna to agricultural land
Deutsche Welle
Thirdly, research shows that with correct grazing management, livestock and other ruminant animals inhabiting grasslands similar to African savanna can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase soil carbon sequestration, improve soil fertility and ...

New 3D Printing Material News Galore at formnext 2017 - ENGINEERING.com

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:28

New 3D Printing Material News Galore at formnext 2017
ENGINEERING.com
The lanternfish, in particular, is estimated to sequester 20 to 35 percent of CO2 emissions, more carbon than all of the world's forests combined. Now that the oceans are filled with plastic, these fish are eating discarded plastic instead of plankton ...

Climate change focuses Fiji strategy - Radio New Zealand

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 02:55

Radio New Zealand

Climate change focuses Fiji strategy
Radio New Zealand
Mereseini Vuniwaqa has told a side meeting at the COP23 conference that bamboo could be used for cyclone proof construction, soil conservation and coastal protection, business development, bioenergy, and carbon sequestration. She said bamboo could ...

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Study: Better Soil Could Trap as Much Planet-warming Carbon as Transport Produces - Voice of America

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:26

Voice of America

Study: Better Soil Could Trap as Much Planet-warming Carbon as Transport Produces
Voice of America
Soil naturally absorbs carbon from the atmosphere through a process known as sequestration, which 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 ...

Beloved barber 'Paco' pens his thanks; reader asks for drought-tolerant gardening tips - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 23:30

Los Angeles Times

Beloved barber 'Paco' pens his thanks; reader asks for drought-tolerant gardening tips
Los Angeles Times
She also identified environmental challenges, such as carbon sequestration and heat-island reduction, that we should also address when planning our landscapes. Like many, I've made major changes to my landscape to reduce my water consumption.

How mass timber could transform our cities (really) - The Architect's Newspaper

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 22:20

The Architect's Newspaper

How mass timber could transform our cities (really)
The Architect's Newspaper
As outlined in this issue, timber has a litany of benefits including carbon sequestration, lower embodied energy than steel and concrete, psychological benefits for inhabitants, less construction noise in tight urban sites, easier on-site construction ...

Carbon Sequestration Market: Business Opportunities, Current Trends, Market Forecast & Global Industry Analysis by ... - MilTech

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:28

DailyCommerceNews

Carbon Sequestration Market: Business Opportunities, Current Trends, Market Forecast & Global Industry Analysis by ...
MilTech
The “ Carbon Sequestration Market” Report offers an inclusive and decision-making overview, including definitions, classifications and its applications. The Carbon Sequestration market is anticipated to reflect a positive growth trend in forthcoming years.
2017 Global Carbon Sequestration Market: Hitachi, Alstom and FluorDailyCommerceNews

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Carbon Sequestration Market: Business Opportunities, Current Trends, Market Forecast & Global Industry Analysis by ... - satPRnews (press release)

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:28

Carbon Sequestration Market: Business Opportunities, Current Trends, Market Forecast & Global Industry Analysis by ...
satPRnews (press release)
The “ Carbon Sequestration Market” Report offers an inclusive and decision-making overview, including definitions, classifications and its applications. The Carbon Sequestration market is anticipated to reflect a positive growth trend in forthcoming years.

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Better soil could trap as much planet-warming carbon as transport produces: study - Reuters

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:28

Better soil could trap as much planet-warming carbon as transport produces: study
Reuters
The study found the United States has the highest total annual potential to store carbon in the soil, followed by India, China, Russia and Australia, if soil management is improved. Carbon sequestration could be increased intensively in parts of ...

Trumpists Attend Climate Conference to Push Coal - Mother Jones

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:40

Mother Jones

Trumpists Attend Climate Conference to Push Coal
Mother Jones
It would be great if Trump announced a massive new push to develop carbon sequestration technology that could be exported to poor countries still reliant on coal. But he hasn't done that. He just blathers about “clean coal” as if that's the natural ...
Trump officials defend fossil fuels, nuclear power at UN climate conferenceThe Hill
COP23: Corporations and lobbyists welcome in BonnDeutsche Welle
State Leaders Diss Trump Coal Revival as US Pushes 'Cleaner' Fossil Fuels at Climate TalksDeSmog (blog)
RenewEconomy
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New Arkansas Industrial Wood Pellet Mill Raises Green Stakes - KASU

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 15:36

KASU

New Arkansas Industrial Wood Pellet Mill Raises Green Stakes
KASU
As for Highland Pellets, which purchases pine tree farm thinnings and lumber logging debris, Abt says it could claim a carbon sequestration advantage. “Those trees are very fast growing and managed intensively,” he says. “Plus land owners plant pine ...

Climate change puts millions of people in vicious cycle of food insecurity, malnutrition and poverty - ReliefWeb

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:01

Climate change puts millions of people in vicious cycle of food insecurity, malnutrition and poverty
ReliefWeb
"Reducing deforestation; restoring degraded lands and forests; eliminating food loss and waste; enhancing soil carbon sequestration; low-carbon livestock - these are only a few known solutions to address hunger, poverty and sustainability at the same ...

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Can this organization change the way conservation is financed? - Devex

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 13:42

Devex

Can this organization change the way conservation is financed?
Devex
“This has the potential to create massive impact — from biological carbon sequestration, through poverty alleviation, to biodiversity conservation,” he wrote in May in an email invitation to leaders he hoped would join the workshop. He explained that ...

Farmers can Boost Crop Yields and Contribute over 1 Gigatonne of Emissions Reductions - The Nature Conservancy

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 13:41

The Nature Conservancy

Farmers can Boost Crop Yields and Contribute over 1 Gigatonne of Emissions Reductions
The Nature Conservancy
Since croplands can sequester more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere if farmers use improved farming practices like increased manure, cover cropping, mulching, conservation tillage, fertility management, and other natural climate solutions such as ...

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Ireland's preoccupation with renewable energy is too narrow and simplistic - Siliconrepublic.com

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:55

Siliconrepublic.com

Ireland's preoccupation with renewable energy is too narrow and simplistic
Siliconrepublic.com
We are very interested in power-to-gas concepts and have developed a microbial fauna that converts CO2 and hydrogen into methane. This will allow for a decentralised electricity storage mechanism, which includes for carbon sequestration.

John King: The art of farming - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 21:09

Stuff.co.nz

John King: The art of farming
Stuff.co.nz
Adequate soil depth and spatial sampling.• Detailed CO2 flux and 13CO2 static chamber assessments of GHG dynamics within the context of each treatment to determine current carbon sequestration. This must be done within the context of the management ...

Trump officials defend fossil fuels, nuclear power at UN climate conference - The Hill

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:37

The Hill

Trump officials defend fossil fuels, nuclear power at UN climate conference
The Hill
“The significant cuts in emissions envisioned by the framework and by the Paris agreement require advanced technologies, including [carbon capture and sequestration],” he said, noting technology designed to cut carbon emissions at power plants. “The ...
Trump administration holds pro-coal event at Bonn climate conferenceThinkProgress
COP23: Corporations and lobbyists welcome in BonnDeutsche Welle

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New Arkansas Industrial Wood Pellet Mill Raises Green Stakes - KUAR

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 18:59

KUAR

New Arkansas Industrial Wood Pellet Mill Raises Green Stakes
KUAR
As for mills like Highland Pellets that mostly purchase commercial pine tree thinnings and lumber logging debris, Abt says it can claim an even better carbon sequestration advantage. “Those trees are very fast growing and managed intensively,” he says.

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A Skeptic Reconsiders Carbon Capture and Sequestration - West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 14:26

The New Yorker

A Skeptic Reconsiders Carbon Capture and Sequestration
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
On this West Virginia Morning, several lawmakers from the Ohio Valley region have joined a bipartisan push to fund what's called carbon capture and storage. That technology can strip CO2 from power plant emissions. But it is also extremely expensive.
Can Carbon-Dioxide Removal Save the World?The New Yorker

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