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We Must Challenge Capitalist "Solutions" to Climate Change - Truthout

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:04
We Must Challenge Capitalist "Solutions" to Climate Change  Truthout

COP24 wants us to drink the same old Kool-Aid in new bottles, but we can and must do better.

Do Shell's New Climate Commitments Make the Grade? - Union of Concerned Scientists

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 17:57
Do Shell's New Climate Commitments Make the Grade?  Union of Concerned Scientists

Last week Royal Dutch Shell announced that in addition to its long-term plans for decarbonization by 2050, it would set goals and track progress on its carbon ...

Utilities pledge to go 100% carbon-free—and admit it’s cheaper - Quartz

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 17:53
Utilities pledge to go 100% carbon-free—and admit it’s cheaper  Quartz

Two US electric utilities recently declared something remarkable: It's cheaper to tear down their coal plants and build renewable-energy plants than to keep the ...

Supervisors approve two sections of coastal program - Point Reyes Light

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 17:42
Supervisors approve two sections of coastal program  Point Reyes Light

With a few final tweaks that were sympathetic to agriculture, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved two out of seven amendments that ...

Researchers awarded £1.8 million to transform our understanding of soil carbon storage and loss - EurekAlert

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 17:27
Researchers awarded £1.8 million to transform our understanding of soil carbon storage and loss  EurekAlert

Scientists are to take part in a research project to transform our understanding of the potential of soil carbon storage to mitigate climate change. The project ...

Cap-and-Trade could work | Staff/Guest Columns - Gettysburg Times

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 17:15
Cap-and-Trade could work | Staff/Guest Columns  Gettysburg Times

With the Trump administration bailing on environmental efforts and proceeding with as much haste as possible to dismantle regulations put in place by “the ...

Bamboo for rapid carbon sequestration! - thedailynewnation.com

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 16:25
Bamboo for rapid carbon sequestration!  thedailynewnation.com

Isaiah Esipisu As thousands of environmental technocrats, policy makers and academics work round the clock to come up with strategies for mitigation and ...

Reduction in farming intensity a single solution to multiple problems - Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 16:00
Reduction in farming intensity a single solution to multiple problems  Stuff.co.nz

OPINION: Do you remember how the previous government had a plan to make 90 per cent of rivers swimmable by 2040? There are a few problems with this ...

Forum on Colgate's Carbon Neutrality Goal - The Colgate Maroon-News

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 15:02
Forum on Colgate's Carbon Neutrality Goal  The Colgate Maroon-News

The Colgate Sustainability council hosted an open panel on Colgate's goal of being carbon neutral by Spring 2019 on Thursday, December 6. Colgate is vying ...

Guest post: Is ‘glacier carbon’ good or bad for the climate? - Carbon Brief

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 11:03
Guest post: Is ‘glacier carbon’ good or bad for the climate?  Carbon Brief

Dr Arwyn Edwards is a senior lecturer in biology from the University of Aberystwyth and Dr Joe Cook is a postdoctoral researcher in glaciology from the ...

Paper bags a better choice for enviroment than plastic - The Daily Herald

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 09:30
Paper bags a better choice for enviroment than plastic  The Daily Herald

Good for Everett for outlawing plastic bags (“Everett City Council approves ban on singe-use plastic bags,” The Herald, Dec. 6). It has been said that when ...

Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market to generate strong growth by 2016-2024 - Industry Daily News

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 09:27
Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market to generate strong growth by 2016-2024  Industry Daily News

Zion Market Research analysts forecast the latest report on “Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, ...

RETHINKING REDD+ - Centre for Science and Environment

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 07:02
RETHINKING REDD+  Centre for Science and Environment

In the first decade of the 21st century, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) emerged as the most prominent global ...

Carbon Sequestration on Desertified Land Will Help Close the Emissions Gap - TASS

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 06:00
Carbon Sequestration on Desertified Land Will Help Close the Emissions Gap  TASS

KATOWICE, Poland, Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- "Utilizing the desertified land on earth to increase the carbon sequestration will help close the emissions ...

Participatory development: A humanitarian alternative to migration - Augusta Free Press

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 05:00
Participatory development: A humanitarian alternative to migration  Augusta Free Press

December 2018 is gearing up to be a pivotal month for migration on the world stage, and the epicentre is here, in Marrakech, Morocco,.

Scientists identify new minerals for carbon capture - Science Daily

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 04:03
Scientists identify new minerals for carbon capture  Science Daily

Research confirms new minerals are capturing and storing carbon. The minerals, members of the hydrotalcite group, are the first outside of the carbonate family ...

Climate action must not leave human rights behind - Eco-Business

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 03:53
Climate action must not leave human rights behind  Eco-Business

Seventy years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we face one of the biggest challenges and injustices of all times. How can climate change...

Carbon bank the size of Switzerland found in the Great Barrier Reef deep water seagrass - ABC News

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 03:04
Carbon bank the size of Switzerland found in the Great Barrier Reef deep water seagrass  ABC News

Researchers have found a surprising level of carbon sequestration by a deep water seagrass bed the size of Switzerland on the Great Barrier Reef.

State goes it alone on climate change policy - The West Australian

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 02:58
State goes it alone on climate change policy  The West Australian

Green groups welcome announcement, but question role of fracking.

Elion in Katowice: Carbon Sequestration on Desertified Land Will Help Close the Emissions Gap content= - PR Newswire UK

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 02:39
Elion in Katowice: Carbon Sequestration on Desertified Land Will Help Close the Emissions Gap content=  PR Newswire UK

KATOWICE, Poland, Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- "Utilizing the desertified land on earth to increase the carbon sequestration will help close the emissions...

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