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Can Carbon-Dioxide Removal Save the World? - The New Yorker

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:02

The New Yorker

Can Carbon-Dioxide Removal Save the World?
The New Yorker
Carbon-dioxide removal could be a trillion-dollar enterprise, because it not only slows the rise in CO 2 but reverses it. ..... If a power station were to burn wood, say, or cornstalks, and use C.C.S. to sequester the resulting CO 2, this cycle would ...

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COP23 Special: How land and forests can help meet global goals on climate - Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 08:04

Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)

COP23 Special: How land and forests can help meet global goals on climate
Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)
Protecting existing forests, while restoring some, will keep a large and growing reservoir of aboveground and belowground carbon, while additionally sequestering atmospheric carbon. Many nations have prioritized forest landscape restoration through the ...

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Could Eliciting Indigenous Peoples' Help Allow Us to Better Manage Climate Change? - Big Think

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 23:32

Big Think

Could Eliciting Indigenous Peoples' Help Allow Us to Better Manage Climate Change?
Big Think
Carbon sequestration on tribal lands is another aspect under consideration. In South and Central America and the Caribbean, settlements are altering their lifestyle to avoid adverse climate-related conditions. In Guyana for instance, indigenous ...

At Thanksgiving, give thanks for trees - Citrus County Chronicle

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 22:55

Citrus County Chronicle

At Thanksgiving, give thanks for trees
Citrus County Chronicle
Carbon sequestration — trees utilize carbon dioxide in their photosynthetic process of making their own food. As a result, trees remove and store carbon dioxide. That same acre of trees can store 2.6 tons of carbon each year. In one year, an acre of ...

Science Can Raise Moral Issues but Not Answer Them - Wall Street Journal

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 17:45

Wall Street Journal

Science Can Raise Moral Issues but Not Answer Them
Wall Street Journal
While I cannot disagree with the statement that “good science should rule U.S. climate policy” (Letters, Nov. 8), that is not necessarily the issue we need to address. You can accept 100% of the “scientific consensus” on global warming and still ...

Iran's CSP aiming to help meet UNDP's Sustainable Development Goals - Tehran Times

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 15:12

Tehran Times

Iran's CSP aiming to help meet UNDP's Sustainable Development Goals
Tehran Times
TEHRAN — The Carbon Sequestration Project (CSP) aiming to sequester atmospheric carbon in arid and semi-arid areas of Iran and improve the socio-economic status of local communities is among the 10 Solutions to Help Meet the Sustainable ...

What could sustainable Australian cities look like in 2040? - Pursuit

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 08:06

Pursuit

What could sustainable Australian cities look like in 2040?
Pursuit
The need for early and radical changes to land-use and management for carbon sequestration to 'buy time' for structural change, points to a critical role city dwellers can play as consumers of forestry, agricultural and food products, as well as ...

COPS23: BHP seeks access to international carbon credits - The Australian Financial Review

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 07:38

The Australian Financial Review

COPS23: BHP seeks access to international carbon credits
The Australian Financial Review
Matthew Warnken, managing director of Corporate Carbon, one of the leading developers of ERF land sector projects such as soil carbon sequestration and savannah burning to prevent wildfires, said Australia's world-leading know-how around such projects ...

Scott Miller: Farmers would embrace unbiased research - Boulder Daily Camera

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 02:40

Scott Miller: Farmers would embrace unbiased research
Boulder Daily Camera
As longtime Boulder County residents, we know that this community values that which will best protect and preserve its treasured open space — which means truly evidence-based policies that empirically enhance things like carbon sequestration, water ...

Extension Spotlight: Merits of dry farming - NRToday.com

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 22:37

Extension Spotlight: Merits of dry farming
NRToday.com
But what about carbon sequestration and methane reduction? Regenerative agricultural and dry farming practices reduce tillage of the soil. Carbon in existing pasture, crops and trees is undisturbed and therefore acts as a “carbon sink”, preventing ...

Plugged In: What Is Carbon Capture and Storage, and Why Do We Need It? - West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 20:01

Plugged In: What Is Carbon Capture and Storage, and Why Do We Need It?
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
So we're going to be burning gas for a long time,” he said, noting that gas still produces plenty of carbon emissions. “The same principals of carbon sequestration for coal plants can apply and will need to apply to gas plants in order to achieve the ...

Unique Portland system converts wood waste into energy - Daily Journal of Commerce

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 18:44

Unique Portland system converts wood waste into energy
Daily Journal of Commerce
Haden added that he is encouraged by what he sees from both the city of Portland and the state as increasing support of – and interest in – biomass as an alternative, energy-efficient heating method that contributes to carbon sequestration.

COP23: Corporations and lobbyists welcome in Bonn - Deutsche Welle

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 17:15

Deutsche Welle

COP23: Corporations and lobbyists welcome in Bonn
Deutsche Welle
Just ten meters away, some men in suits were extolling the benefits of coal plants that use carbon sequestration. As DW reported earlier this week, now that the world has agreed it needs a global regime to limit emissions, these UN summits have become ...
Women Climate Justice Leaders To Speak Out At Public Event During COP23 Climate TalksCommon Dreams

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For a wider cover - The Hindu

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 17:03

The Hindu

For a wider cover
The Hindu
The NDC lays emphasis not only on carbon sequestration but also adaptation to climate change through a strengthened flow of benefits to local communities that are dependent on forests and agriculture for sustenance. This also reflects the spirit of ...

The Food Industry Can Address Climate Change through Healthy Soil - Civil Eats

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 14:38

The Food Industry Can Address Climate Change through Healthy Soil
Civil Eats
In the United States, we're losing soil 10 times faster than the natural replenishment rate. This loss of soil doesn't just affect water quality, biodiversity, and carbon sequestration; it also influences yields. In the U.S., soil degradation can ...

Uruguay's first batch of bird-friendly beef is on its way to Europe - BirdLife International

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 13:04

Uruguay's first batch of bird-friendly beef is on its way to Europe
BirdLife International
Almost every day I hear some government official, state employee, or academic involved with research talking about sustainable livestock ranching, mitigation of greenhouse gases, carbon sequestration, etc. Well, now is the time for producers, industry ...

Interview with Juan Boluda , Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of the CLIMATECOIN Foundation - Climate Action Programme

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 10:06

Interview with Juan Boluda , Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of the CLIMATECOIN Foundation
Climate Action Programme
CO2 Sequestration Technology Company that permits direct air capture as the best environmentally benign option for large-scale CO2 removal. It is the first commercial carbon removal technology on the market today, allowing to physically remove any ...

Feature: Just how sustainable is cross-laminated timber? - Architects' Journal

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 08:01

Architects' Journal

Feature: Just how sustainable is cross-laminated timber?
Architects' Journal
Its overwhelming advantage lies in carbon sequestration, the timber acting as a carbon store and beginning life as a carbon-negative material (-900kg of embodied CO2 per tonne, compared with about 115kg for reinforced concrete, it is claimed). Taking ...

New project aims to restore and protect one trillion trees by 2050 - The Green News

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 20:55

New project aims to restore and protect one trillion trees by 2050
The Green News
Forest restoration has many benefits such as safeguarding biodiversity, creating sustainable income for local communities and providing ecosystem services such as flood protection and carbon sequestration. A study recently published in Nature estimated ...

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Climate-smart agriculture benefits marine ecosystems and coastal communities - New IFAD report - Markets Insider

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 20:46

Climate-smart agriculture benefits marine ecosystems and coastal communities - New IFAD report
Markets Insider
... planning frameworks in a Small Island Developing State (Comoros), and helping small island coastal communities to seize precious opportunities for better livelihoods as well as contribute to carbon sequestration through seaweed harvesting (West Papua).

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