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Weekend Planner | Nothing lovely as a tree - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 12:05

Weekend Planner | Nothing lovely as a tree
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Today's annual Arbor Day Tree Planting and Hike is set for 9 to 11 a.m. at Allerton Park near Monticello. "There's nothing the staff at the park loves more than trees," park supervisor MICAH PUTMAN said. "Trees are so important to our well-being, and ...

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Lauren R. Stevens: Awe generated by trees beyond time - Berkshire Eagle

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 20:39

Lauren R. Stevens: Awe generated by trees beyond time
Berkshire Eagle
The sheer size of some growth in ancient forests provides massive carbon sequestration. The soil under the trees provides much more. Furthermore, trees that have survived through historic changes in climate may provide clues to adaptation. Most ...

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Arbor Day observances held all across western Massachusetts - wwlp.com

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 20:16

wwlp.com

Arbor Day observances held all across western Massachusetts
wwlp.com
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - For the last 12 years, the city of Westfield has had the designation of Tree City USA. This year, the city also received the Growth Award for the first time. Friday at Chauncey Allen Park, also known as Grandmother's Garden ...

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Arbor Day observances held all across western Massachusetts - wwlp.com

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 20:16

wwlp.com

Arbor Day observances held all across western Massachusetts
wwlp.com
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - For the last 12 years, the city of Westfield has had the designation of Tree City USA. This year, the city also received the Growth Award for the first time. Friday at Chauncey Allen Park, also known as Grandmother's Garden ...

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Capturing Carbon — Tax Credits: A Reinvigorated Climate Opportunity for Developers and Investors - JD Supra (press release)

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 18:37

JD Supra (press release)

Capturing Carbon — Tax Credits: A Reinvigorated Climate Opportunity for Developers and Investors
JD Supra (press release)
Fortunately, this technology for carbon removal – catching carbon pollution to either sequester or use – is now getting an additional boost from the federal government. Building on earlier investments through direct spending and tax incentives, the U.S ...

Capturing Carbon — Tax Credits: A Reinvigorated Climate Opportunity for Developers and Investors - JD Supra (press release)

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 18:37

JD Supra (press release)

Capturing Carbon — Tax Credits: A Reinvigorated Climate Opportunity for Developers and Investors
JD Supra (press release)
Fortunately, this technology for carbon removal – catching carbon pollution to either sequester or use – is now getting an additional boost from the federal government. Building on earlier investments through direct spending and tax incentives, the U.S ...

Corn With Straw Mulch Builds Yield, Soil Carbon - Lancaster Farming

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 16:36

Lancaster Farming

Corn With Straw Mulch Builds Yield, Soil Carbon
Lancaster Farming
Although the mulches have been in use since the 1970s, “there were no studies being done about the effect of mulching on soil quality, soil health, and carbon sequestration,” said Upendra M. Sainju a soil scientist at the USDA-ARS Northern Plains ...

SMC Hosting Free Sustainability Conference This Weekend - Patch.com

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 23:48

Patch.com

SMC Hosting Free Sustainability Conference This Weekend
Patch.com
We are honored to welcome John Wick, one of the pioneers of carbon farming and Senator Scott Wiener, a renowned renewable energy expert. SCHEDULE 1-2 PM Carbon Farming for San Mateo County & Beyond Agriculture has significant potential to help reverse ...

How Carbon Capture Can Be Profitable | OilPrice.com - OilPrice.com

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 23:36

Ethanol Producer Magazine

How Carbon Capture Can Be Profitable | OilPrice.com
OilPrice.com
Despite being critical in the global fight against climate change, carbon capture has not been commercially feasible, leading experts to put their hopes in a new discovery that may be the key to profit.
LLNL maps out deployment of CCS for ethanol productionEthanol Producer Magazine

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LLNL maps out deployment of CCS for ethanol production - Ethanol Producer Magazine

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 21:05

Ethanol Producer Magazine

LLNL maps out deployment of CCS for ethanol production
Ethanol Producer Magazine
“Ethanol production is one of the least costly known applications of CO2 capture and, to date, the cost of capturing CO2 has been cited as one of the major barriers to CCS,” McCoy said. A credit of $60 per metric ton of CO2 sequestered would be ...
How Carbon Capture Can Be ProfitableOilPrice.com

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Corn with straw mulch builds yield, soil carbon - Wisconsin State Farmer

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 19:10

Wisconsin State Farmer

Corn with straw mulch builds yield, soil carbon
Wisconsin State Farmer
... mulching on soil quality, soil health, and carbon sequestration,” said Upendra M. Sainju. Sainju is a soil scientist at the USDA-ARS Northern Plains Agricultural Research Lab in Montana. To investigate this, as well the mulches' effects on corn ...

Productivity Commission prescribes more trees, fewer cows to meeting carbon emissions targets - Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 12:01

Stuff.co.nz

Productivity Commission prescribes more trees, fewer cows to meeting carbon emissions targets
Stuff.co.nz
Lincoln University professor Anita Wreford said: "While trees certainly have an essential role to play, it is important that we consider carefully which types of trees are planted and that [plantings] will remain suitable under a changing climate in ...

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Worldwide Carbon Sequestration 2017: Key Trends, Challenges and Standardization, Research and Prediction to 2022 - The Mobile Herald

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 07:21

Worldwide Carbon Sequestration 2017: Key Trends, Challenges and Standardization, Research and Prediction to 2022
The Mobile Herald
Carbon Sequestration Market is presenting impressive development over the past couple of years calculations across the globe. Carbon Sequestration Market, has been arranged based on detailed market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The ...

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Washington U. should stop investing in fossil fuel companies - STLtoday.com

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 20:45

STLtoday.com

Washington U. should stop investing in fossil fuel companies
STLtoday.com
But if Wrighton and company can shake the numbers loose, I think they'll find that the EROI of wind and solar compare favorably to the EROI of coal-with-capture-and- sequestration. Certainly with all its other negative externalities — high rates of ...

A Holistic Approach To Measuring Greenhouse Gas Emissions In Grazing Management Systems For Beef Production - Science Trends

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 17:10

Science Trends

A Holistic Approach To Measuring Greenhouse Gas Emissions In Grazing Management Systems For Beef Production
Science Trends
... high rates of soil C sequestration may continue eventually, it will decrease and reach a new level of equilibrium. Also in need of more research is how this type of grazing will influence soil C in other climates and in grass and rangelands with ...

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WA Government opens door to carbon sequestration on pastoral leases - Lexology

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 16:33

WA Government opens door to carbon sequestration on pastoral leases
Lexology
We are pleased to see that the WA Government has provided in-principle support for eligible pastoral lessees to register certain carbon sequestration projects under the Commonwealth Government's $2.55 billion Emission Reduction Fund (ERF) over pastoral ...

Sewanee students in Haiti: research, reforestation, and carbon sequestration - The Sewanee Purple

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 16:02

The Sewanee Purple

Sewanee students in Haiti: research, reforestation, and carbon sequestration
The Sewanee Purple
One way that Sewanee hopes to be greener is by minimizing its carbon footprint until it eventually reaches carbon neutrality. Nick Cookson, Sustainability Program Manager, explained that one way that carbon neutrality goals are often met is through ...

Corn with straw mulch builds yield, soil carbon - Science Daily

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 14:51

Science Daily

Corn with straw mulch builds yield, soil carbon
Science Daily
... mulching on soil quality, soil health, and carbon sequestration," said Upendra M. Sainju. Sainju is a soil scientist at the USDA-ARS Northern Plains Agricultural Research Lab in Montana. To investigate this, as well the mulches' effects on corn ...

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Carbon capture could pay off for biofuel plants - Futurity: Research News

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 13:18

Futurity: Research News

Carbon capture could pay off for biofuel plants
Futurity: Research News
A new discovery offers hope for cost-effective carbon capture and sequestration (CCS). Although considered critical to avoiding catastrophic global warming, scientists have questioned the feasibility of carbon capture—removing carbon dioxide from the ...
Study finds carbon capture & storage could be financial opportunity for conventional ethanol plantsGreen Car Congress (blog)
Carbon capture could be a financial opportunity for US biofuelsdomain-B

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Afforestation increases carbon stock in soil: research - Xinhua

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:05

Afforestation increases carbon stock in soil: research
Xinhua
BEIJING, April 25 (Xinhua) -- Afforestation can significantly increase soil organic carbon (SOC) and nitrogen stocks in arid and semi-arid regions, according to Chinese research. Scientists from Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography conducted a ...

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