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A green approach to making ammonia could help feed the world - Science Daily

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 20:46

A green approach to making ammonia could help feed the world
Science Daily
This new approach may not only provide a new route for ammonia synthesis with minimal electrical energy, but also inspire peer researchers to use the principle to address other challenging reactions for renewable energy conversion, such as turning ...

New technique reveals details of forest fire recovery - Science Daily

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 20:44

Science Daily

New technique reveals details of forest fire recovery
Science Daily
"Being able to quantify the relationship between forest recovery and burn severity is critical information for us to understand both forest dynamics and carbon sequestration," said Ran Meng, a postdoctoral research associate in Brookhaven Lab's ...

Atkinson Center brainstorms solutions for carbon removal - Cornell Chronicle

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 16:22

Atkinson Center brainstorms solutions for carbon removal
Cornell Chronicle
The workshop's brainstorming session resulted in discussions around socio-economic mechanisms for enhancing carbon removal; innovation in bioenergy and carbon capture/sequestration; materials and building design for a zero-carbon future; and ways to ...

New technique reveals details of forest fire recovery - Phys.Org

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:00

Phys.Org

New technique reveals details of forest fire recovery
Phys.Org
"Being able to quantify the relationship between forest recovery and burn severity is critical information for us to understand both forest dynamics and carbon sequestration," said Ran Meng, a postdoctoral research associate in Brookhaven Lab's ...

Carbon Sequestration Market: Drivers, Revenue, Application Market Demand Analysis 2022 - satPRnews (press release)

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 07:58

Carbon Sequestration Market: Drivers, Revenue, Application Market Demand Analysis 2022
satPRnews (press release)
The Report Comprises of Various Company Profiles of Fundamental Market Players of Carbon Sequestration Market. With thorough market segment in terms of different Countries, this report divides the market into a few key countries, with sales ...

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Study supports eco-impact of lifelong cattle grazing, but there are caveats - Colorado Springs Independent

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 07:51

Colorado Springs Independent

Study supports eco-impact of lifelong cattle grazing, but there are caveats
Colorado Springs Independent
... managed cattle production can be carbon-neutral, and the newly released results of a five-year study — a collaboration between the University of Michigan and the Union of Concerned Scientists — support that notion, showing more carbon ...

Study clinches two-electron chemical reactions using light energy, gold - Xinhua

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 20:57

Study clinches two-electron chemical reactions using light energy, gold
Xinhua
CHICAGO, May 15 (Xinhua) -- By optimizing many parts of the carbon-recycling system, researchers at the University of Illinois (UI) can now drive two-electron chemical reactions, a substantial advance over one-electron reactions. The results of the ...

Aramco launches initiative to plant one million trees in Saudi Arabia by 2025 - Al-Arabiya

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 19:09

Al-Arabiya

Aramco launches initiative to plant one million trees in Saudi Arabia by 2025
Al-Arabiya
The initiative aims to yield more than 20 million kilograms of carbon sequestration per year while also increasing shade and evapotranspiration, making the local areas cooler. “We are looking forward to creating a vegetation cover in order to reduce ...

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Team achieves two-electron chemical reactions using light energy, gold - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:35

EurekAlert (press release)

Team achieves two-electron chemical reactions using light energy, gold
EurekAlert (press release)
I think we'll need at least a decade to find practical CO2-sequestration, CO2-fixation, fuel-formation technologies that are economically feasible," he said. "But every insight into the process improves the pace at which the research community can move ...

Higher incomes, not higher carbon dioxide levels, drive forest gains, study finds - Mongabay.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:51

Higher incomes, not higher carbon dioxide levels, drive forest gains, study finds
Mongabay.com
“This promotes carbon sequestration and preservation of the global biodiversity in the long term.” Transitions to increasing forest cover turned up first in places like parts of Europe, the United States, Japan and New Zealand, and more recently in ...

UTIA researcher named Fulbright scholar - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 19:20

EurekAlert (press release)

UTIA researcher named Fulbright scholar
EurekAlert (press release)
Seong-Hoon Cho, professor and researcher at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, will spend six months in South Korea, designing the country's framework for forest carbon sequestration payments that optimizes risk/reward trade-offs.

Global forests expanding: Reflects wellbeing, not rising CO2, experts say - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 18:03

EurekAlert (press release)

Global forests expanding: Reflects wellbeing, not rising CO2, experts say
EurekAlert (press release)
This promotes carbon sequestration and preservation of the global biodiversity in the long term." "Policy analyses must expand from focusing on individual projects such as carbon capture, biodiversity conservation or farm management to inter ...

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Expansion of global forests reflects well-being, not rising CO2, experts say - Phys.Org

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 18:00

Phys.Org

Expansion of global forests reflects well-being, not rising CO2, experts say
Phys.Org
This promotes carbon sequestration and preservation of the global biodiversity in the long term. Policy analyses must expand from focusing on individual projects such as carbon capture, biodiversity conservation or farm management to inter-disciplinary ...

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SHI announces new methods for evaluating soil health - Fence Post

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 17:52

Fence Post

SHI announces new methods for evaluating soil health
Fence Post
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Soil Health Institute, which is charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soil through scientific research and advancement, has released the initial methods cooperating scientists will ...

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Gassy cows? Facts about beef's carbon emissions - GreenBiz

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 15:50

GreenBiz

Gassy cows? Facts about beef's carbon emissions
GreenBiz
... innovative feed additives, using genetic selection techniques to breed for animals or even microbiomes that require less feed for each pound of beef produced, and improving grazing management techniques to enhance carbon sequestration particularly ...

Branching out - Gillette News Record

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 12:05

Gillette News Record

Branching out
Gillette News Record
... as they plant their own trees. “We're always adding more trees because they contribute to the city's ability to attract people to the area, provide numerous health benefits and help the environment through processes like carbon sequestration ...

Soil Health Institute Announces Methods for Evaluating Soil Health Indicators at a Continental Scale - KTIC

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 23:28

KTIC

Soil Health Institute Announces Methods for Evaluating Soil Health Indicators at a Continental Scale
KTIC
The Soil Health Institute (SHI), which is charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soil through scientific research and advancement, has released the initial methods cooperating scientists will use to assess soil health ...

Grand Challenge Scholars program graduates six new Scholars - News at Louisiana Tech

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 21:10

News at Louisiana Tech

Grand Challenge Scholars program graduates six new Scholars
News at Louisiana Tech
... engineer better medicines and develop carbon sequestration methods. “The efforts of these students have been outstanding,” Dr. Leland Weiss, interim director for civil engineering, construction engineering and mechanical engineering and faculty ...

PEI climate change action plan commits to 30% reduction - CBC.ca

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 17:18

CBC.ca

PEI climate change action plan commits to 30% reduction
CBC.ca
The province also commits to measures to mitigate climate change through carbon sequestration, essentially removing carbon from the atmosphere. The document discusses both large-scale sequestration — through reforestation — and small scale, such as ...

How waste wood could be used to fight climate warming - Eureka News

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 12:41

How waste wood could be used to fight climate warming
Eureka News
Carbon sequestration is the process of capturing carbon before it is released into the atmosphere and safely storing it in the ground. Connecting coal and other fossil-fuel burning facilities to carbon capture and storage systems could drastically ...

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