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“Include oceans in climate change agenda” - Samoa Observer

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 22:56
“Include oceans in climate change agenda”  Samoa Observer

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi has used the Katowice Climate Change Conference to again call for oceans to become an integral part of the ...

The planet is having a cow - NOW Magazine

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 22:38
The planet is having a cow  NOW Magazine

We're headed for an 80 per cent increase in greenhouse gas emissions from animal agriculture if global dietary trends continue to go unchecked.

Recognize ag for grain-stored carbon - Western Producer

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 22:02
Recognize ag for grain-stored carbon  Western Producer

Agriculture is in a very unique position in this new low carbon era. Each year, Canadian farms are net collectors of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions.

FPAC welcomes the Katowice Declaration on Forests for the Climate at COP24 - Canadian Forest Industries

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:43
FPAC welcomes the Katowice Declaration on Forests for the Climate at COP24  Canadian Forest Industries

Dec. 13, 2018 – Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to support the Ministerial “Declaration on Forests for the Climate,” which was tabled ...

Science: Evaluation estimates mortality from fungal infections of ash timber [Report] - Infosurhoy

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:39
Science: Evaluation estimates mortality from fungal infections of ash timber [Report]  Infosurhoy

The ash dieback epidemic, caused by the fungus Hymenoscyphus fraxineus, has swept across Europe over the past 20 years and caused widespread damage ...

Science: Evaluation estimates mortality from fungal infections of ash timber [Report] - Infosurhoy

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:37
Science: Evaluation estimates mortality from fungal infections of ash timber [Report]  Infosurhoy

The ash dieback epidemic, caused by the fungus Hymenoscyphus fraxineus, has swept across Europe over the past 20 years and caused widespread damage ...

Soil ebook launched on World Soil Day - Farm Weekly

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:00
Soil ebook launched on World Soil Day  Farm Weekly

The publication is the third in a series of ebooks on Soil Quality for WA.

Global Environmental Scientist Joins Strategic Carbon, LLC Team - Benzinga

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 20:30
Global Environmental Scientist Joins Strategic Carbon, LLC Team  Benzinga

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Strategic Carbon LLC, a global environmental science-consulting firm based in Portsmouth, NH, ...

COP24: World’s nations complicit in ignoring bioenergy climate bomb - Mongabay.com

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:36
COP24: World’s nations complicit in ignoring bioenergy climate bomb  Mongabay.com

Twenty years ago science told policymakers that bioenergy – the burning of woody biomass – was a sustainable form of energy that was carbon neutral.

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 ...

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