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

GCS IN THE NEWS - 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

GCS IN THE NEWS - 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

GCS IN THE NEWS - 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)

GCS IN THE NEWS - 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

GCS IN THE NEWS - 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)

GCS IN THE NEWS - 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)

GCS IN THE NEWS - 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

GCS IN THE NEWS - 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

GCS IN THE NEWS - 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

GCS IN THE NEWS - 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

GCS IN THE NEWS - 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

GCS IN THE NEWS - 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

GCS IN THE NEWS - 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

GCS IN THE NEWS - 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

GCS IN THE 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 ...

Carbon Sequestration Market Forecast 2022: Top Companies, Revenue and Growth Factors Details for Business ... - Expert Consulting

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 10:24

Carbon Sequestration Market Forecast 2022: Top Companies, Revenue and Growth Factors Details for Business ...
Expert Consulting
Carbon Sequestration Market analysis is provided for global market including development trends by regions, competitive analysis of Carbon Sequestration market. Carbon Sequestration Industry report focuses on the major drivers and restraints for the ...

Wash U researchers look underground for ways to cut down on greenhouse gases - St. Louis Public Radio

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 10:12

St. Louis Public Radio

Wash U researchers look underground for ways to cut down on greenhouse gases
St. Louis Public Radio
A team of geologists and engineers at Washington University is testing ways to trap carbon dioxide beneath the Earth's surface. The process, known as carbon sequestration, involves injecting carbon dioxide deep underground. Over time, the gas reacts ...

NM needs to lead on climate change - Albuquerque Journal

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 06:02

NM needs to lead on climate change
Albuquerque Journal
Regenerative agriculture and ranching practices – such as shifting from inorganic to organic fertilizer, planting cover crops and applying compost to rangeland – have the potential to substantially increase the amount of carbon sequestered in the soil ...

Time to vote yes on Measure C - Napa Valley Register

GCS IN THE NEWS - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 02:05

Time to vote yes on Measure C
Napa Valley Register
Sometimes lost in the debate about the controversial Measure C are the advantages of natural woodlands in both carbon sequestration (aka greenhouse gas reduction) and water quality. In a woodland ecosystem, the soil has been protected for millennia ...

CP Daily: Thursday May 10, 2018 - Carbon Pulse

GCS IN THE NEWS - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 23:08

CP Daily: Thursday May 10, 2018
Carbon Pulse
Green group The Nature Conservancy and insurance company XL Catlin have teamed up to develop 'Blue Carbon Resilience Credits' for marketing the benefits of ecosystems that combine carbon sequestration and climate change resiliency.

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