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Forests Can Absorb 1 Trillion Tons Of Carbon By 2100 - Ecosystem Marketplace

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 09:05

Forests Can Absorb 1 Trillion Tons Of Carbon By 2100
Ecosystem Marketplace
It emphasizes that forests have been sequestering carbon for millennia. There is 40 percent more carbon stored in forested lands than in known fossil fuel deposits worldwide—this is almost five times more carbon than can be added to the atmosphere ...

New techniques for removing carbon from the atmosphere - Stanford University News

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 22:58

New techniques for removing carbon from the atmosphere
Stanford University News
Some of the strategies for efficiently extracting oil and natural gas from reservoirs that came out of work like Kovscek's are also a first step toward carbon sequestration. Especially relevant is a practice called enhanced oil recovery (EOR) by gas ...

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Thu, 11/02/2017 - 18:12
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OPINION: Forests need better management - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:41

TheChronicleHerald.ca

OPINION: Forests need better management
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Through carbon sequestration, they combat global warming, they have a myriad of ecological values and also will have a monetary value under a cap-and-trade system. In other words, Crown land should be managed for old-growth values such as carbon ...

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Fuel Cell Fall Update: Drones, Cruise Ships and Carbon Capture - Greentech Media

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 16:35

Greentech Media

Fuel Cell Fall Update: Drones, Cruise Ships and Carbon Capture
Greentech Media
The result is gas suitable for enhanced oil recovery, the dominant form of carbon sequestration today. Sequestering CO2 to increase hydrocarbon production is, admittedly, an imperfect solution if the aim is to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. But the ...

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Petra Nova is One of Two Carbon Capture and Sequestration Power Plants in the World - Energy Collective

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 14:47

Energy Collective

Petra Nova is One of Two Carbon Capture and Sequestration Power Plants in the World
Energy Collective
The Petra Nova facility, a coal-fired power plant located near Houston, Texas, is one of only two operating power plants with carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the world, and it is the only such facility in the United States. The 110 megawatt (MW ...

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Technique gives detailed view into how certain polymers form, unlocking answers about nucleation - Phys.Org

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:44

Phys.Org

Technique gives detailed view into how certain polymers form, unlocking answers about nucleation
Phys.Org
Meeting the demand for energy through new fuels, energy efficiency and carbon sequestration requires knowing how materials form to, in turn, control that formation and produce materials by the boxcar and barrel. This study offers insights into how ...

OPINION: Forests need better management - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:36

TheChronicleHerald.ca

OPINION: Forests need better management
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Through carbon sequestration, they combat global warming, they have a myriad of ecological values and also will have a monetary value under a cap-and-trade system. In other words, Crown land should be managed for old-growth values such as carbon ...

Eco-friendly sustainable development stressed - The Hindu

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 16:49

Eco-friendly sustainable development stressed
The Hindu
A seminar on 'Integrated agriculture landscape management', which concluded here on Sunday, stressed the need for executing an environment-friendly sustainable development programme for farmers in the the hill district. Speaking after inaugurating the ...

Carbon sequestration role of savanna soils key to climate goals - Mongabay.com

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 16:09

Carbon sequestration role of savanna soils key to climate goals
Mongabay.com
Savannas and grasslands cover a vast area, some 20 percent of the earth's land surface — from sub-Saharan Africa, to the Cerrado in Brazil, to North America's heartland. They also offer an enormous and underappreciated capacity for carbon sequestration.

Canada's Manitoba Announces Low Carbon Tax Policy - Tax-news.com

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 15:53

Canada's Manitoba Announces Low Carbon Tax Policy
Tax-news.com
The Manitoban carbon levy will include exemptions for agricultural emissions, and will not be applied to marked fuels used by farmers for their farming operations. Agricultural operations will be able to contribute to carbon sequestration and offset ...

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Canada's Boreal Clearcutting Is a Climate Threat - Natural Resources Defense Council

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 15:02

Natural Resources Defense Council

Canada's Boreal Clearcutting Is a Climate Threat
Natural Resources Defense Council
Clearcutting disturbs soils, wetlands, and peatlands, releasing their vast carbon stores, and diminishes the boreal forest's ability to sequester carbon from the atmosphere. As such, it is often an ecologically harmful form of logging. Nonetheless, it ...

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Everything you need to know about climate tipping points - Environmental Defense Fund (blog)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 14:53

Environmental Defense Fund (blog)

Everything you need to know about climate tipping points
Environmental Defense Fund (blog)
Weakening of the Marine Carbon Pump – One mechanism through which oceanic carbon sequestration takes place is the marine carbon pump, which describes organisms' consumption of carbon dioxide through biological processes such as photosynthesis ...

Predicting human survival on Earth requires oceans - Futurity: Research News

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 13:23

Futurity: Research News

Predicting human survival on Earth requires oceans
Futurity: Research News
They absorb vast amounts of heat produced by climate change and provide enormous value in the form of natural goods and services essential to life, including carbon sequestration and food. First introduced in 2009 and now incorporated into the United ...

The ghost forests of the East Coast - Phys.Org

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:03

Phys.Org

The ghost forests of the East Coast
Phys.Org
The reduction in carbon sequestration due to sea-level rise can exacerbate climate change and its negative impacts. Forest retreat also fragments—and in some cases even eliminates—important habitat for some wildlife species. It limits the ability of ...

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