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Assistance available to agricultural producers through the Conservation Stewardship Program - Lynchburg News and Advance

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 22:36

Lynchburg News and Advance

Assistance available to agricultural producers through the Conservation Stewardship Program
Lynchburg News and Advance
Through CSP, agricultural producers and forest landowners earn payments for actively managing, maintaining, and expanding conservation activities like cover crops, buffer strips, and pollinator and beneficial insect habitat — all while maintaining ...

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Pope's message to Amazonia inspires hope, but will it bring action? - Mongabay.com

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 19:08

Mongabay.com

Pope's message to Amazonia inspires hope, but will it bring action?
Mongabay.com
To a relentless assault on a U.S-size region rich in natural resources, but on which the planet's wellbeing depends for carbon sequestration, weather regulation, regional and global climate stability, and an array of plant, animal, bird and insect life ...

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Oregon's Clean Energy Jobs Bill Is Poised for a Breakthrough - The Daily Score

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 15:04

The Daily Score

Oregon's Clean Energy Jobs Bill Is Poised for a Breakthrough
The Daily Score
Could 2018 be the year that Oregon and Washington join BC and California and make climate polluters pay? Jay Inslee, the governor of Washington, is pushing a carbon tax (more on that soon), and Oregon legislators are again considering legislation to ...

Meating the challenge: FAO chief calls for climate-smart food & sustainable protein - FoodNavigator.com

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:13

FoodNavigator.com

Meating the challenge: FAO chief calls for climate-smart food & sustainable protein
FoodNavigator.com
Secondly, pastures and permanent meadows, which cover one quarter of the Earth's land area and around 68% of the global agricultural area, have great potential for carbon sequestration and this should be maximised. Both under- and over-grazing can ...

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Big coal seeks taxpayer handouts for carbon storage - The Australian Financial Review

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:55

The Australian Financial Review

Big coal seeks taxpayer handouts for carbon storage
The Australian Financial Review
The coal industry has urged the federal government to invest more into "clean coal" and carbon storage projects, arguing it should receive as much research funding as the renewables sector. The calls from the International Energy Agency's Coal Industry ...

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Carbon Sequestration Market Competitive Landscape, Trends, Market Concentration Rate, Business Strategies 2022 - satPRnews (press release)

GCS IN THE NEWS - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 05:43

Carbon Sequestration Market Competitive Landscape, Trends, Market Concentration Rate, Business Strategies 2022
satPRnews (press release)
Carbon Sequestration Market Segment by Regions: – United States, EU, Japan, China, India, Southeast Asia. Carbon Sequestration Industry research report is a meticulous investigation of current scenario of the market, which covers several market ...

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Michigan's sugar maples will struggle in a warmer, drier future despite help from nitrogen pollution - Science Daily

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 22:11

Michigan's sugar maples will struggle in a warmer, drier future despite help from nitrogen pollution
Science Daily
If that happens, the sugar maple and beech-dominated northern hardwood forest might be replaced by oak-hickory forest, which is better adapted to droughty conditions but which doesn't remove as much carbon from the atmosphere. "Carbon sequestration is ...

Artist Vivek Vilasini farms the land - The National

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 14:48

The National

Artist Vivek Vilasini farms the land
The National
Vilasini's thoughts on sustainability come out in short bursts, and tend to remain unfinished; he barely gets to the end of a discussion on the pre-Colombian charcoal use and carbon sequestration when he is on to butterfly diversity, which is itself ...

What's wrong with planting lots of trees in Co. Leitrim? - Agriland

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 11:04

Agriland

What's wrong with planting lots of trees in Co. Leitrim?
Agriland
I have to take issue with MEP Marian Harkin's assertion that private forestry development and large-scale tree planting in places like Co. Leitrim will erode the fabric of the communities that live in these areas. The doomsday scenario that she ...

Letters to the editor: Jan. 22, 2018 - MyStatesman.com

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 06:00

Letters to the editor: Jan. 22, 2018
MyStatesman.com
Given the unprecedented destruction of Hurricane Harvey, fueled by seawater temperatures 4 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than normal, I'm dismayed that only one of the 36 Texas representatives charged with protecting our welfare signed this letter. We've ...

USDA Program Hopes To Improve Agriculture Production In Oregon - Patch.com

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 21:46

USDA Program Hopes To Improve Agriculture Production In Oregon
Patch.com
... and expanding conservation activities like cover crops, ecologically-based pest management, buffer strips, and fish and wildlife habitat – all while maintaining active agriculture production on their land. CSP also encourages the adoption of ...
Assistance Available to Agricultural Producers through the Conservation Stewardship ProgramScottsbluff Star Herald
Assistance Available to Agricultural Producers Through Conservation Stewardship ProgramCape May County Herald

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USDA offers private landowners conservation grants - Ravalli Republic

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 21:11

Ravalli Republic

USDA offers private landowners conservation grants
Ravalli Republic
... for actively managing, maintaining, and expanding conservation activities like cover crops, ecologically-based pest management, buffer strips, and pollinator and beneficial insect habitat – all while maintaining active agriculture production on ...

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Royal Dutch Shell Joining the Renewable Energy Bandwagon - nwitimes.com

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:20

nwitimes.com

Royal Dutch Shell Joining the Renewable Energy Bandwagon
nwitimes.com
The company has intentionally stayed out of wind and solar, and has focused investment in alternative energy in fuels and carbon sequestration, although with very little commercial success. With major competitors Total, Shell, and BP investing billions ...

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Royal Dutch Shell Joining the Renewable Energy Bandwagon - Madison.com

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:16

Madison.com

Royal Dutch Shell Joining the Renewable Energy Bandwagon
Madison.com
The company has intentionally stayed out of wind and solar, and has focused investment in alternative energy in fuels and carbon sequestration, although with very little commercial success. With major competitors Total, Shell, and BP investing billions ...

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Royal Dutch Shell Joining the Renewable Energy Bandwagon - Motley Fool

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 11:46

Royal Dutch Shell Joining the Renewable Energy Bandwagon
Motley Fool
One oil company's name is notably absent from the renewable energy business: ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM). The company has intentionally stayed out of wind and solar, and has focused investment in alternative energy in fuels and carbon sequestration, although ...

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Assistance Available to Agricultural Producers through the Conservation Stewardship Program - Scottsbluff Star Herald

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 07:03

Assistance Available to Agricultural Producers through the Conservation Stewardship Program
Scottsbluff Star Herald
CSP also encourages the adoption of cutting-edge technologies and new management techniques such as precision agriculture applications, on-site carbon storage and planting for high carbon sequestration rate, and new soil amendments to improve water ...

Nature is all around us in the city - Irish Times

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 06:01

Irish Times

Nature is all around us in the city
Irish Times
Increasing recognition of the value of wetlands for flood mitigation, water purification, carbon sequestration and recreation now offers a slim hope that we may see a reversal of a centuries-old trend of increasing degradation and move towards the ...

Clean energy would benefit Oregon - The Register-Guard

GCS IN THE NEWS - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 04:43

Clean energy would benefit Oregon
The Register-Guard
... for Oregonians, and end fossil fuel dependence. The Clean Energy Jobs Bill does just that, with a cap-and-invest strategy that targets major carbon pollution emitters and invests substantially in climate resilience projects in affected rural ...

Assistance available to producers through Conservation Stewardship Program - Farm Forum

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:52

Assistance available to producers through Conservation Stewardship Program
Farm Forum
WASHINGTON – Agricultural producers wanting to enhance current conservation efforts are encouraged to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). Through CSP, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helps private landowners build ...

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IUCN: Invasive Species and Climate Change - Island Conservation News

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:04

IUCN: Invasive Species and Climate Change
Island Conservation News
For example native tree species should be used for carbon sequestration or erosion control rather than introduced species such as Acacia or Eucalyptus occurring outside their native range. Climate change should also be explicitly incorporated into risk ...

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