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Ranchers want to sequester more carbon - Point Reyes Light

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 16:41

Ranchers want to sequester more carbon
Point Reyes Light
The lawsuit against the Point Reyes National Seashore has stalled three park ranchers hoping to implement carbon sequestration practices to combat climate change. The practices range from the reduced tilling of grazing lands to the restoration of ...

Carbon Sequestration Market 2017: Report Highlights The Competitive Scenario With Impact Of Drivers And ... - satPRnews (press release)

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 14:59

Carbon Sequestration Market 2017: Report Highlights The Competitive Scenario With Impact Of Drivers And ...
satPRnews (press release)
The Carbon Sequestration Market provides detailed analysis of Market Overview, Market Drivers, Opportunities, Potential Application. Also Carbon Sequestration Industry research report provides Emerging Market trends, Raw Materials Analysis ...

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DNR chief differs from Gov. Inslee on climate change policy - Peninsula Daily News

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:38

Peninsula Daily News

DNR chief differs from Gov. Inslee on climate change policy
Peninsula Daily News
Inslee spokeswoman Tara Lee said Wednesday a carbon tax could cover other expenditures in future years. In a letter Franz delivered today to state House and Senate leaders, she said DNR is offering principles that include the establishment of ...

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EPA, Liberia Forest Sector Conduct Natural Resource Management Awareness - Front Page Africa

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 03:15

Front Page Africa

EPA, Liberia Forest Sector Conduct Natural Resource Management Awareness
Front Page Africa
Mr. Whapoe, who is the LFSP Focal person, said the US$37.5 million project supported by the Government of Norway focuses on three areas including the protection of areas under forest cover in targeted forest landscapes, emission eeductions and carbon ...

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EPA, Liberia Forest Sector Conduct Natural Resource Management Awareness - Front Page Africa

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 03:15

EPA, Liberia Forest Sector Conduct Natural Resource Management Awareness
Front Page Africa
Mr. Whapoe, who is the LFSP Focal person, said the US$37.5 million project supported by the Government of Norway focuses on three areas including the protection of areas under forest cover in targeted forest landscapes, emission eeductions and carbon ...

EPA, Partners Conclude Natural Resource Management Awareness Forum - Global News Network

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 17:52

Global News Network

EPA, Partners Conclude Natural Resource Management Awareness Forum
Global News Network
Mr. Whapoe, who is also the LFSP Focal Point, said the US$37.5 million project, which is supported by the Norwegian government, focuses on three areas including the protection of areas under forest cover in targeted forest landscapes, emission ...

The effects of climate change on Montana - Helena Independent Record

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 14:03

The effects of climate change on Montana
Helena Independent Record
These observed impacts across Montana are frightening, but there is good news: we can help ourselves avoid the worst outcomes through action. For example: 1. Carbon sequestration addresses climate change and related human health and safety impacts by ...

Europe's Power Generation Industry Evolves - POWER magazine

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:06

POWER magazine

Europe's Power Generation Industry Evolves
POWER magazine
The European Union (EU) is unequivocally continuing down a path of global climate and energy leadership while bringing online more carbon-neutral fuel systems throughout its 28 member states, closing in on the 2020 goal of a 20% reduction in greenhouse ...

The dirty way to a green planet - gulfnews.com

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 09:17

gulfnews.com

The dirty way to a green planet
gulfnews.com
Now scientists are documenting how sequestering carbon in soil can produce a double dividend: It reduces climate change by extracting carbon from the atmosphere, and it restores the health of degraded soil and increases agricultural yields. Many ...

Trees are much more than the lungs of the world (commentary) - Mongabay.com

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 02:29

Mongabay.com

Trees are much more than the lungs of the world (commentary)
Mongabay.com
Agroforestry is a technique of growing trees and shrubs with crops, and is the focus of a new Mongabay series. Beside carbon sequestration, increased food security, biodiversity, topsoil depths, medicine and fiber production, plus other benefits accrue ...

Should meat join the ranks of taxable sins? Maybe, maybe not - Vancouver Sun

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 00:07

Vancouver Sun

Should meat join the ranks of taxable sins? Maybe, maybe not
Vancouver Sun
A recent study by UBC grad students notes that local grasslands have co-adapted with ruminants and that light grazing mimics natural systems and supports natural carbon sequestration. In a case study of policy goals using beef as an example, the ...

Readers Write: Selling our qualities to Super Bowl fans, urban density, food production - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 23:57

Readers Write: Selling our qualities to Super Bowl fans, urban density, food production
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Higher densities are essential to correcting this injustice, reducing racial and socioeconomic segregation, and making it financially feasible for developers to build more affordable housing. Third, the price of our profligate urban sprawl is that we ...

ESG Solutions Powers Innovative Well Completion Evaluations for Hydraulic Fracturing - EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 16:27

ESG Solutions Powers Innovative Well Completion Evaluations for Hydraulic Fracturing
EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)
ESG helps operators optimize production, reduce costs, improve safety and mitigate risk associated with hydraulic fracturing, thermal enhanced oil recovery, waste-water injections, natural gas storage, underground and open-pit mining, coal seam ...

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ESG Solutions Powers Innovative Well Completion Evaluations for Hydraulic Fracturing - Markets Insider

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 14:15

ESG Solutions Powers Innovative Well Completion Evaluations for Hydraulic Fracturing
Markets Insider
ESG helps operators optimize production, reduce costs, improve safety and mitigate risk associated with hydraulic fracturing, thermal enhanced oil recovery, waste-water injections, natural gas storage, underground and open-pit mining, coal seam ...

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Oregon lawmakers to propose cap and trade bill - KTVZ

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 07:56

KTVZ

Oregon lawmakers to propose cap and trade bill
KTVZ
"Rural Oregon contains the people that are already most affected by climate change, and will be increasingly so," Dembrow said; "people who are dependent on natural resources - timber, agriculture, fisheries, etc. - where we're already seeing ...

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Peak oil demand - Oil & Gas Financial Journal

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 06:14

Peak oil demand
Oil & Gas Financial Journal
And the presumption restricting fossil fuel consumption will be the only policy is obviously flawed. Although most forms of carbon sequestration are currently uneconomic, in the future it might prove as viable as, say, electric vehicles. Similarly ...

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The versatile Spekboom - Highway Mail

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 13:05

Highway Mail

The versatile Spekboom
Highway Mail
The spekboom is extremely efficient in binding excesses of free atmospheric carbon (carbon sequestration) which is ultimately responsible for climate change. It is reported that a stand of this plant has the ability to remove more carbon from the ...

Superheroes might save the world, but they'd totally wreck the environment - Press Herald

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 09:09

Press Herald

Superheroes might save the world, but they'd totally wreck the environment
Press Herald
(Note: Most of the Post's audience reads the paper online.) Meanwhile, Swamp Thing, an anthropomorphic pile of muddy organic matter, is a potential champion of carbon sequestration – the process by which plants suck carbon dioxide from the atmosphere ...

Mike Jawson: Achieving the climate change sweet spot - Chippewa Herald

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 09:50

Chippewa Herald

Mike Jawson: Achieving the climate change sweet spot
Chippewa Herald
She said she is unconvinced by a new government assessment that reaffirms man-made carbon emissions as the primary cause of climate change because carbon dioxide is “an atmospheric gas” that serves as a “plant nutrient,” not a pollutant. Others have ...

Master Gardeners: Making a difference in climate change - Napa Valley Register

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 17:32

Master Gardeners: Making a difference in climate change
Napa Valley Register
The second way, carbon sequestration, involves pulling carbon out of the air and storing it in the ground. I don't drive a hybrid or electric car but I do have solar power. It provides 90 percent of my electricity at home so I've done something toward ...

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