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OUT AND ABOUT IN PETALUMA: Jokes, Music, Art and Ice - Petaluma Argus Courier

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 08:05

Petaluma Argus Courier

OUT AND ABOUT IN PETALUMA: Jokes, Music, Art and Ice
Petaluma Argus Courier
Thursday, Jan. 18, 6:30 p.m. (socializing), 7 p.m. (Idea Lounge begins). $18 general public; $15 PAC members. 143 Petaluma Blvd. PetalumaArtsCenter.org. DIRT AND CONVERSATION. 'Don't Step On It: It's Alive!' That's the title of a soil-related talk to ...

How a Coal Baron's Wish List Became President Trump's To-Do List - New York Times

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 01:18

New York Times

How a Coal Baron's Wish List Became President Trump's To-Do List
New York Times
He also asks the federal government to cut funding for carbon capture and sequestration technology — which Mr. Murray called “a pseudonym for 'no coal'” — and eliminate a 2009 E.P.A. ruling known as the endangerment finding that was the legal ...

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Welcome to the forest: Berea College opens new forestry outreach center at The Pinnacles - Richmond Register

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 23:59

Richmond Register

Welcome to the forest: Berea College opens new forestry outreach center at The Pinnacles
Richmond Register
In 2018, Patterson hopes to honor Mason's vision, while bringing the public up to speed on the forestry department's innovations, such as being the first college to enter into a carbon sequestration agreement. Enthusiasm for the outreach center is ...

Global Carbon Sequestration Market Development and Trends Forecasts Report 2017-2022 - satPRnews (press release)

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 18:46

Global Carbon Sequestration Market Development and Trends Forecasts Report 2017-2022
satPRnews (press release)
Carbon Sequestration Market analysis reports provide a valuable source of insightful data for business strategists and competitive analysis of Carbon Sequestration market. It provides the Carbon Sequestration industry overview with growth analysis and ...

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Global Carbon Sequestration Market Development and Trends Forecasts Report 2017-2022 - MilTech

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 18:46

Global Carbon Sequestration Market Development and Trends Forecasts Report 2017-2022
MilTech
Carbon Sequestration Market Report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Carbon Sequestration Industry for 2017-2022. Carbon Sequestration Market report analyses the industry potential for each geographical region based on the ...

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Organic gardening has low carbon footprint - Valleyjournal

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 18:33

Organic gardening has low carbon footprint
Valleyjournal
Forest and grassland soils contain the most carbon, and soils degraded by chemically-drenched agricultural practices hold the least. Rainforest soils can contain as much as 10 percent carbon of total mass, while the poorest and exploited soils have ...

Carbon trading scam evokes memory of Dutch tulipomania - The Australian

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 13:01

The Australian

Carbon trading scam evokes memory of Dutch tulipomania
The Australian
However, there are farming technologies and systems (for example, crop-legume pasture rotations) that both build soil carbon and increase crop yields and profits. We should recognise and encourage these local productivity-building carbon-sequestration ...

What's Really “Green” in the Confusing World of Beef Marketing Claims? - Triple Pundit (blog)

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:07

Triple Pundit (blog)

What's Really “Green” in the Confusing World of Beef Marketing Claims?
Triple Pundit (blog)
In a 2014 article exploring many benefits of soil carbon, esteemed scientist, H.H. Janzen, concluded that carbon sequestration has the potential to remove only about 5% of current fossil carbon emissions from the air. Echoing findings from multiple ...

Organic gardening has low carbon footprint - Valleyjournal

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 02:02

Organic gardening has low carbon footprint
Valleyjournal
Forest and grassland soils contain the most carbon, and soils degraded by chemically-drenched agricultural practices hold the least. Rainforest soils can contain as much as 10 percent carbon of total mass, while the poorest and exploited soils have ...

40 years of restoration in Nepal - Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:10

Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)

40 years of restoration in Nepal
Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)
We wanted to look at the impact of CBFLR on land use, land cover, as well as the ecosystem services impacts on the local and global community through things like carbon sequestration and biodiversity.” The study found not only that the forest recovery ...

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Changes to logging, wildlife management are in new proposal for Custer Gallatin forest - Montana Standard

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 23:38

Montana Standard

Changes to logging, wildlife management are in new proposal for Custer Gallatin forest
Montana Standard
Logging, bison management and carbon sequestration are just some of the diverse items outlined in the hundreds of pages that make up the revised Custer Gallatin National Forest plan, which was released to the public last week for a comment period that ...

Aligned Intermediary: Solving The Funding Conundrum - Forbes

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 19:13

Forbes

Aligned Intermediary: Solving The Funding Conundrum
Forbes
There are a growing number of investment opportunities for companies and projects developing innovative solutions to environmental and social problems. Capital in support of such initiatives, however, has not been forthcoming at sufficient scale. This ...

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What is Idaho's economic New Year's resolution? - Idaho State Journal

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 11:51

Idaho State Journal

What is Idaho's economic New Year's resolution?
Idaho State Journal
Trees are really good at removing carbon from the air and Oregon, CA and China are willing to paying for them to do just that. Carbon markets, while still relatively unstable, are growing and nearby Idaho, with its vast areas of forest could join that ...

Soil power! The dirty way to a green planet - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 05:01

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Soil power! The dirty way to a green planet
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
On the other hand, carbon sequestration in soil and vegetation is an effective way to pull carbon from the atmosphere that in some ways is the opposite of geoengineering. Instead of overcoming nature, it reinforces it, promoting the propagation of ...

Rebecca Larson: Industrial farming wrong way to go in Boulder County - Boulder Daily Camera

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 02:36

Rebecca Larson: Industrial farming wrong way to go in Boulder County
Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder County has historically been fertile ground for a diversity of small, local farmers. The county's cropland policy, developed in 2011 through a collaborative process that included Boulder farmers, has historically been a gold standard for ...

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The latest cutting-edge technology changing our landscapes? Trees - The Guardian

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 09:32

The Guardian

The latest cutting-edge technology changing our landscapes? Trees
The Guardian
Campaigners are pushing hard for a move away from the current subsidy system which pays out on the basis of land area, and towards a system where public money is used to deliver public goods such as rural employment, healthy soils, high biodiversity ...

Public Lands Commissioner Cites Climate Change in Call for Community Improvements - Centralia Chronicle

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 06:01

Centralia Chronicle

Public Lands Commissioner Cites Climate Change in Call for Community Improvements
Centralia Chronicle
“If we are to keep our lands healthy and productive, we must reduce carbon pollution.” In her letter Franz recommended four strategies, which she called the Four Resilience Principles, that can be employed to combat the effects of climate change. Those ...

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More Trouble in Coal Country: 370 Mining Jobs Lost in One Blow - Triple Pundit (blog)

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 16:20

Triple Pundit (blog)

More Trouble in Coal Country: 370 Mining Jobs Lost in One Blow
Triple Pundit (blog)
In other words, Keffer dismisses the possibility of any increase in coal mining jobs, let alone a substantial one. Those who look to carbon capture and sequestration technology to revive the industry also have little to pin their hopes on. Kuykendall ...

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With biomass energy, weighing forest restoration and carbon emissions - Arizona Daily Sun

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 12:06

Arizona Daily Sun

With biomass energy, weighing forest restoration and carbon emissions
Arizona Daily Sun
In a simplistic scenario, if half of the trees in a forest are harvested and burned for biomass energy and it takes two years for the forest to grow back to its original capacity to sequester carbon, its per-year sequestration average will be less than ...

Push to help nature help itself against climate change - KING5.com

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 00:51

KING5.com

Push to help nature help itself against climate change
KING5.com
Resilience principals include: tackling the root cause of carbon pollution, strengthening the health and resiliency of land and communities, incentivizing carbon sequestration. She wants to fund work to increase forest health and reduce ocean ...

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