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Conference report urges municipalities to act on climate change - The Hants Journal

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 18:06

The Hants Journal

Conference report urges municipalities to act on climate change
The Hants Journal
Gregory Heming, right, speaks with Annapolis County Warden Timothy Habinski during the retreat at the Thinkers Lodge in Pugwash in September. The three-day 2017 Pugwash Conference dealt with climate change and in a recent report urged municipalities to ...

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Column: Oregon can help stop climate change - Capital Press

Sat, 12/23/2017 - 01:33

Capital Press

Column: Oregon can help stop climate change
Capital Press
A more aggressive carbon fee and dividend proposed by Citizens Climate Lobby could limit warming to 2 degrees and further reduce extreme weather and impacts on mountain snowpack. Oregon's “Cap and Invest” proposal is designed to fulfill Oregon's ...

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Harvest Carbon From the Air - Agriculture.com

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 14:17

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Harvest Carbon From the Air
Agriculture.com
The benefits of this plant-driven harvesting of carbon from the air extend far beyond the farm and ranch gate. “If we were able to increase the carbon in the soils of the world by sequestering 3.6 gigaton of carbon per year [1 gigaton equals 1 billion ...

Oregon Democrats outline 2018 carbon pricing plan - OregonLive.com

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 13:07

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Oregon Democrats outline 2018 carbon pricing plan
OregonLive.com
Another chunk of money would be available to boost “carbon sequestration” and “heightened resiliency” on forestland, rangeland and other areas. Dembrow said an example of what the money might pay for is “anything we could do to promote forest health ...
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Can We Suck Enough CO2 From The Air To Save The Climate? - Fast Company

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 11:03

Fast Company

Can We Suck Enough CO2 From The Air To Save The Climate?
Fast Company
“It puts us in a position to then potentially deploy DAC coupled with geological sequestration to achieve genuine negative emissions and carbon dioxide removal once markets and policies are actually ready to incentivize that.” Skytree, a Dutch startup ...

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Oregon cap-and-trade backers hone proposal ahead of January unveiling - Portland Business Journal

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 22:44

Portland Business Journal

Oregon cap-and-trade backers hone proposal ahead of January unveiling
Portland Business Journal
There would be another pipeline of money going specifically to using Oregon's forest for carbon sequestration and to increasing “resiliency in natural and working lands, including forestry, agriculture, rangelands, and coastal areas.” The bills diverge ...

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Consensus grows: climate-smart agriculture key to Paris Agreement goals - Mongabay.com

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 16:55

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Consensus grows: climate-smart agriculture key to Paris Agreement goals
Mongabay.com
Potential solutions – good for both farmers and climate mitigation – will now be officially negotiated in support of Paris Agreement goals through what's called the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture. That means less debate and more action on the ...

More Details Emerge In Oregon's Cap-And-Trade Climate Program - Jefferson Public Radio

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 14:43

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More Details Emerge In Oregon's Cap-And-Trade Climate Program
Jefferson Public Radio
The remaining money would be allocated through the state's budgeting process, but 60 percent would go toward communities most impacted by climate change. These communities are defined in the draft as those with low income, high unemployment and a high ...

Trump Stands Alone: Global Coal Giant Affirms Climate Change - Triple Pundit (blog)

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 10:32

Triple Pundit (blog)

Trump Stands Alone: Global Coal Giant Affirms Climate Change
Triple Pundit (blog)
BHP-coal-climate-change ExxonMobil made waves across the blogosphere last week when it criticized the influential lobbying group ALEC for thwarting action on climate change — even though the company is itself an ALEC member. Now it looks like a ...

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Study Shows Bay Area Agriculture's Heft, Possibilities - Livermore Independent

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 08:04

Study Shows Bay Area Agriculture's Heft, Possibilities
Livermore Independent
The Bay Area has lost 200,000 acres of its farm and ranch land since 1984. Regional planning can help protect the remaining 237,000 acres, according to a white paper published by two organizations that promote agriculture and the food industry that ...

More Details Emerge In Oregon's Cap-And-Trade Climate Program - KUOW News and Information

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 03:06

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More Details Emerge In Oregon's Cap-And-Trade Climate Program
KUOW News and Information
The remaining money would be allocated through the state's budgeting process, but 60 percent would go toward communities most impacted by climate change. These communities are defined in the draft as those with low income, high unemployment and a high ...
'Cap and invest' bill takes shapeCapital Press

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More Details Emerge In Oregon's Cap-And-Trade Climate Program - KUOW News and Information

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 02:26

KUOW News and Information

More Details Emerge In Oregon's Cap-And-Trade Climate Program
KUOW News and Information
The remaining money would be allocated through the state's budgeting process, but 60 percent would go toward communities most impacted by climate change. These communities are defined in the draft as those with low income, high unemployment and a high ...
'Cap and invest' bill takes shapeCapital Press

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More Details Emerge In Oregon's Cap-And-Trade Climate Program ... - OPB News

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 02:09

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More Details Emerge In Oregon's Cap-And-Trade Climate Program ...
OPB News
Oregon Democratic lawmakers unveiled more details Wednesday for their plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions in the state. With the February legislative session only two months away, some Democrats are hoping to gather momentum to turn a cap-and-trade ...
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'Cap and invest' bill takes shape - - Capital Press - Capital Press

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 00:49

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'Cap and invest' bill takes shape - - Capital Press
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'Cap and invest' bill takes shape - Capital Bureau - - Blue Mountain Eagle

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 00:47

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'Cap and invest' bill takes shape - Capital Bureau -
Blue Mountain Eagle
The sponsors of an upcoming cap and invest bill for the Legislature's February session released more details about the proposed program Wednesday. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Print Share to Facebook Messenger ...

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Amazon dam impacts underestimated due to overlooked vine growth: study - Mongabay.com

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 22:49

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Amazon dam impacts underestimated due to overlooked vine growth: study
Mongabay.com
New research on the rapid growth of lianas – native woody vines – on the artificial reservoir islands of the Balbina dam in the Amazon finds that forest communities there underwent a transformation as a result of severe habitat fragmentation, resulting ...

ASU scientists partner in new enzyme library to study elusive glycan molecules - Arizona State University

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 20:33

Arizona State University

ASU scientists partner in new enzyme library to study elusive glycan molecules
Arizona State University
Diabetes, for example, results from improper glucose control by normal metabolic mechanisms. High concentrations of glucose can cause serious organ damage, while low concentrations can lead to loss of consciousness and sudden death due to inadequate ...

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New packaging for soil erosion - AgWeb (blog)

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 20:02

AgWeb (blog)

New packaging for soil erosion
AgWeb (blog)
It would be like trying to stabilize climate change without addressing carbon emissions. No. It cannot be done, at least with the current science. We cannot leave soil erosion out of the equation of improving soil health, water quality, carbon ...

Carbon Sequestration Market: Drivers is Responsible to for Increasing Market Share, Forecast 2022 - satPRnews (press release)

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 19:35

Carbon Sequestration Market: Drivers is Responsible to for Increasing Market Share, Forecast 2022
satPRnews (press release)
Carbon Sequestration market is valued at USD XX million in 2016 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2022, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2016 and 2022. A strong trend of R&D investments in Carbon Sequestration Industry will majorly ...

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The Keys to More Sustainable Farming - BOSS Magazine

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 19:30

BOSS Magazine

The Keys to More Sustainable Farming
BOSS Magazine
The carbon farming concept focuses on keeping excess carbon out of the atmosphere by storing it in the soil to aid the growth of vegetation. Everyday farming practices like driving a tractor, tilling the soil, and grazing, result in the return of CO2 ...

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