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Yurok tribe hopes California's cap-and-trade can save a way of life - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 00:39

Yurok tribe hopes California's cap-and-trade can save a way of life
Los Angeles Times
By managing its forest near Redwood National Park for carbon storage instead of timber harvest, the tribe is generating credits to sell to oil companies and other businesses that must reduce greenhouse gas emissions as part of the state's effort to ...

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Restaurants move way beyond local and organic, get serious about carbon - Treehugger

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 21:27

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Restaurants move way beyond local and organic, get serious about carbon
Treehugger
We have partnerships with The Land Institute, to serve bread made from perennial grains, and with The Carbon Cycle Institute to serve meat grown in a manner that encourages carbon sequestration. Our kitchen and restaurant design are maximally green, ...

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Trap 'carbon sponges could reduce greenhouse gas emissions - Full-Time Whistle

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 16:45

Trap 'carbon sponges could reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Full-Time Whistle
In the fight against climate change and global warming increasingly, scientists may have just received a hand. A new material that acts as a carbon sequestration "sponge" can reduce the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and solve our problem ...

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Peru quantifies carbon stocks - Geographical

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 07:55

Peru quantifies carbon stocks
Geographical
Greg Asner, a researcher for CAO, said, 'the international community wants to combine carbon sequestration and emissions reductions to combat climate change. Some 15 per cent of global carbon emissions result from deforestation and forest degradation, ...

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PNNL to share variety of research at 2014 American Geophysical Union Fall ... - News-Medical.net

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 07:14

PNNL to share variety of research at 2014 American Geophysical Union Fall ...
News-Medical.net
As governments and industry look to deep underground storage of carbon dioxide as a possible way to reduce greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, researchers at PNNL are studying if CO2 could cause harm underground. The team studied whether CO2 ...
PNNL Talks Climate, Carbon, Drinking Water and the Nexus of Health ...Newswise (press release)

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PNNL talks climate, carbon, drinking water and the nexus of health and ... - Science Codex

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 13:02

PNNL talks climate, carbon, drinking water and the nexus of health and ...
Science Codex
As governments and industry look to deep underground storage of carbon dioxide as a possible way to reduce greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, researchers at PNNL are studying if CO2 could cause harm underground. The team studied whether CO2 ...
PNNL Talks Climate, Carbon, Drinking Water and the Nexus of Health ...Newswise (press release)

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New paper raises question of tropical forest carbon storage - Carbon Brief (blog)

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:05

New paper raises question of tropical forest carbon storage
Carbon Brief (blog)
The world's forests provide a huge carbon sink, absorbing around a third of manmade carbon emissions, and helping to moderate global temperature rise. A new study argues that the speed of tree growth in tropical rainforests isn't keeping pace with ...

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Neighborhood Designs Can Cut Carbon Emissions, Electric Costs - Newswise (press release)

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:34

Neighborhood Designs Can Cut Carbon Emissions, Electric Costs
Newswise (press release)
But trees, especially older ones, also store and sequester carbon. Through photosynthesis, trees sequester ─ or capturecarbon dioxide from the atmosphere to create energy for growth. This carbon is then stored in the tree as long as the tree ...

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Neighborhood Designs Can Cut Carbon Emissions, Electric Costs - Newswise (press release)

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 09:37

Neighborhood Designs Can Cut Carbon Emissions, Electric Costs
Newswise (press release)
But trees, especially older ones, also store and sequester carbon. Through photosynthesis, trees sequester ─ or capturecarbon dioxide from the atmosphere to create energy for growth. This carbon is then stored in the tree as long as the tree ...

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PNNL Talks Climate, Carbon, Drinking Water and the Nexus of Health ... - Newswise (press release)

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 08:24

PNNL Talks Climate, Carbon, Drinking Water and the Nexus of Health ...
Newswise (press release)
In addition to this experimental research, PNNL is modeling reactions as a part of a larger project to assess the environmental impacts of carbon sequestration. Tuesday, Dec. 16, 8 a.m. - 12:20 p.m., Moscone West, Poster Hall; and 5:30 — 5:45 p.m ...

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PNNL Talks Climate, Carbon, Drinking Water and the Nexus of Health ... - Newswise (press release)

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 08:24

PNNL Talks Climate, Carbon, Drinking Water and the Nexus of Health ...
Newswise (press release)
In addition to this experimental research, PNNL is modeling reactions as a part of a larger project to assess the environmental impacts of carbon sequestration. Tuesday, Dec. 16, 8 a.m. - 12:20 p.m., Moscone West, Poster Hall; and 5:30 — 5:45 p.m ...

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PNNL Talks Climate, Carbon, Drinking Water and the Nexus of Health ... - Newswise (press release)

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 08:24

PNNL Talks Climate, Carbon, Drinking Water and the Nexus of Health ...
Newswise (press release)
In addition to this experimental research, PNNL is modeling reactions as a part of a larger project to assess the environmental impacts of carbon sequestration. Tuesday, Dec. 16, 8 a.m. - 12:20 p.m., Moscone West, Poster Hall; and 5:30 — 5:45 p.m ...

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Carbon capture must be fast-tracked as global coal growth deemed 'unsustainable' - edie.net

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 07:13

edie.net

Carbon capture must be fast-tracked as global coal growth deemed 'unsustainable'
edie.net
Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is a technology designed to silo CO2 released during industrial processes and store it underground. Fossil fuel power stations are most closely linked to the application of CCS but it could be used in any industry with ...
No to coal & its emissions (70% of global carbon.)The Earth Times
Coal News: Global coal demand to break 9 billion tonnes by 2019PennEnergy
Cheap coal poses climate and health dilemma for IndiaRTCC
EurActiv -Utility Dive -Environment & Energy Publishing
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