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The carbon-price chimera - Brookings Institution (blog)

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:04

Brookings Institution (blog)

The carbon-price chimera
Brookings Institution (blog)
A grab bag of blunter policies would help: phasing out the use of coal that's not paired with carbon-capture-and-sequestration, or CCS, technology; accelerating the development of that CCS kit; ending the practice, now underway in various countries, ...

Seeing the Iowa Great Lakes as a Clean Economic Model for Iowa - Spencer Daily Reporter

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:16

Seeing the Iowa Great Lakes as a Clean Economic Model for Iowa
Spencer Daily Reporter
There are opportunities to restore natural landscape features with benefits to soil and nutrient retention while also adding soil health, carbon sequestration and outdoor recreation into the mix. A look back. The Prairie Lakes Conference and Blue Water ...

Green Climate Fund sponsors Quang Ngai province to cope with climate change - ReliefWeb

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 02:48

Green Climate Fund sponsors Quang Ngai province to cope with climate change
ReliefWeb
... of the province where regularly suffer natural disasters, to increase coverage and improve the quality of mangrove forests serving as a wave-guard protection and coastal communities, contribute to carbon sequestration to reduce greenhouse gas ...

Bill Gates and a Genius Harvard Professor Figured Out How to Suck CO2 From the Atmosphere and Turn It Into Gasoline - TheInertia.com

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 18:56

TheInertia.com

Bill Gates and a Genius Harvard Professor Figured Out How to Suck CO2 From the Atmosphere and Turn It Into Gasoline
TheInertia.com
... for Adventure Journal, “this technology has the potential to produce carbon-neutral versions of fuels that our entire transportation and manufacturing and food production infrastructure rely on, while also allowing for seemingly limitless carbon ...

SK community plans together at workshop - Ricentral.com

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 13:20

Ricentral.com

SK community plans together at workshop
Ricentral.com
First, the community forest is important for carbon sequestration. It's also key to attracting tourism. “We rely on tourist dollars,” Flanders said. “This is the invisible asset. Ten years from now, with nothing changing, there are streets in town you ...

Living with fire in California: A little smoke now prevents a lot more later - Fresno Bee

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 09:16

Fresno Bee

Living with fire in California: A little smoke now prevents a lot more later
Fresno Bee
Our forests, watersheds, carbon sequestration goals, community safety and public health require that we embrace active fire use in partnership with appropriate mechanical thinning if we want to restore a California landscape that is as recognizable and ...

When Nature Runs Wild, the Results Can Be Spectacular - National Geographic

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 04:05

National Geographic

When Nature Runs Wild, the Results Can Be Spectacular
National Geographic
In a sleepy corner of southern England, a revolution is taking place. For centuries, Knepp Castle's 3,500-acre estate was devoted to intensive arable and dairy farming. But in 2001, Isabella Tree and her husband, Charlie Burrell, whose family has owned ...

Multifunctional buffers offer diverse opportunities, benefits - Agri News

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 23:30

Agri News

Multifunctional buffers offer diverse opportunities, benefits
Agri News
An agroforestry system utilizes trees or shrubs grown on marginal land adjacent to crops to improve soil health and water quality, retain nutrients and provide a wildlife habitat and carbon sequestration. The University of Illinois, with financial ...

Carbon credits link South Carolina forests and Wall Street - Clemson Newsstand

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 18:21

Clemson Newsstand

Carbon credits link South Carolina forests and Wall Street
Clemson Newsstand
Forests help control greenhouse emissions by sequestering carbon in trees, grasses and other plants through photosynthesis. The absorption of carbon dioxide by trees helps eliminate the amount of carbon dioxide in the air. Scientists believe if carbon ...

Global Carbon Sequestration Market 2018 Key Vendors – Lloyds, Berkshire Hathaway, Allianz, Allstate, Liberty Mutual - thebusinesstactics.com

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 13:57

thebusinesstactics.com

Global Carbon Sequestration Market 2018 Key Vendors – Lloyds, Berkshire Hathaway, Allianz, Allstate, Liberty Mutual
thebusinesstactics.com
Global Carbon Sequestration market report gives a brief summary of definitions, applications, types and leading key players/manufacturers of Carbon Sequestration industry. It provides complete, professional, and extensive analysis of Carbon ...

Blue Sky Group hosts downtown street dance today - Laramie Boomerang

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:04

Laramie Boomerang

Blue Sky Group hosts downtown street dance today
Laramie Boomerang
The Blue Sky Group — a collection of businesses spanning fields as diverse as carbon sequestration and the restaurant industry — is celebrating its anniversary in a public way, President and CEO John Pope said. “This festival is our way of ...

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Fri, 06/15/2018 - 04:29
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LIVING X Elements Deep Dives Into The Power Of Choice With The Drop of Oyster X SmartSink - Sustainable Brands

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 23:28

Sustainable Brands

LIVING X Elements Deep Dives Into The Power Of Choice With The Drop of Oyster X SmartSink
Sustainable Brands
SB'18 Vancouver, June 7, 2018 – Today at SB18 Vancouver Living X Elements announced the launch of Oyster X SmartSink a carbon in the soil solution platform as a tool to normalize biomass reduction at human scale. The platform is designed to create a ...

Why Are America's Wetlands Being Destroyed in the Name of Renewable Energy? - Pacific Standard

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 23:00

Pacific Standard

Why Are America's Wetlands Being Destroyed in the Name of Renewable Energy?
Pacific Standard
These highly biodiverse ecosystems are some of the most carbon-rich in the country, serving as a buffer against climate change. They also benefit the health and well-being of local communities, filtering air and water and providing aesthetic and ...

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An Unusual Grant Fuels a Push to Start Treating Climate Change as a Real Emergency - Inside Philanthropy

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 17:16

Inside Philanthropy

An Unusual Grant Fuels a Push to Start Treating Climate Change as a Real Emergency
Inside Philanthropy
The people behind it aren't fixed on one particular pathway for cities to take, but a proposed plan for how the country might proceed is pretty intense, including a transformation of our food systems, government rationing, carbon sequestration research ...

Encinitas recognized on national scale for environmental efforts - Del Mar Times

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 16:03

Del Mar Times

Encinitas recognized on national scale for environmental efforts
Del Mar Times
The city's CAP focuses on proposed reduction strategies, such as building efficiency; renewable energy; clean and efficient transportation; water efficiency; zero waste; reducing off-road equipment; and carbon sequestration. Each strategy is broken up ...

Sucking carbon out of the air won't solve climate change - Vox

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 14:40

Vox

Sucking carbon out of the air won't solve climate change
Vox
The projects that are most familiar as carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) — namely, facilities that capture CO2 from the exhaust stream of a fossil-fueled power plant or heavy industrial process, like the (failed) Kemper power plant in Mississippi ...
Liberal Philanthropy is Dooming the Planet to Climate Disaster, Documents RevealMintpress News
New Zealand: Zero Carbon Bill consultation beginsMondaq News Alerts

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Students from Columbia University Place First in Net Impact's Inaugural “Drawdown INNOVATE” Challenge - CSRwire.com (press release)

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:57

Students from Columbia University Place First in Net Impact's Inaugural “Drawdown INNOVATE” Challenge
CSRwire.com (press release)
This process, known as carbon sequestration, can sink almost 88,000 tons of C02 per 400-acre farm, the equivalent of planting 2.25 million trees. The two other finalists, Team Eat Fresh (Sophia Dossin, Kailun Yin, and Sean Fallon from Washington ...

North Bay Resources Inc. (NBRI) Issues Update on Tulameen Platinum Project - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:46

North Bay Resources Inc. (NBRI) Issues Update on Tulameen Platinum Project
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Olivine, CO2 Sequestration, and the Carbon Credit Market. In addition to the well-established evidence of extensive Platinum Group Metals (PGM) mineralization on the property, the Company notes that the ground covered by the Tulameen Platinum Project ...

This “carbon removal marketplace” will make buying offsets easier - Fast Company

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:01

Fast Company

This “carbon removal marketplace” will make buying offsets easier
Fast Company
The technique helps plants pull more carbon from the air and store it in the soil. The farm will also use other “carbon farming” methods, like planting trees on pastures and managed grazing. In doing so, it could sequester an average of 295 metric tons ...

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