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Opinion | The Climate Change Mitigation Potential of Organic Agriculture - Food Tank (blog)

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 07:00

Food Tank (blog)

Opinion | The Climate Change Mitigation Potential of Organic Agriculture
Food Tank (blog)
Agricultural soils can be an important part of climate change mitigation because they have enormous potential for sequestering carbon—taking carbon out of the atmosphere and putting it back where it belong, in the ground. Many of the practices that ...

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SLO wants to be carbon-neutral 10 years faster than California - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 01:37

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

SLO wants to be carbon-neutral 10 years faster than California
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Creating new laws around building codes to ensure efficient, clean energy uses rather than natural gas ones (pending legal and practical study of that possibility to be reconsidered by the council in 2019);. ▫ Finding ways to attain carbon ...

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America's Pledge Report: Non-state Actors Bring the US “Within Striking Distance” of Paris Agreement Goal - IISD Reporting Services

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 20:40

America's Pledge Report: Non-state Actors Bring the US “Within Striking Distance” of Paris Agreement Goal
IISD Reporting Services
... “super-polluting” hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs); halting methane leaks at the wellhead; reducing methane leaks in cities; developing regional strategies for carbon sequestration on natural and working lands; and forming state coalitions for carbon pricing.

Posted on September 24th, 2018 by Stephanie Ash - Gustavus Adolphus College News (blog)

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 17:04

Posted on September 24th, 2018 by Stephanie Ash
Gustavus Adolphus College News (blog)
Sequester that carbon in soil and you offset greenhouse gas emissions, enrich the soil, and grow more nutritious crops. There is already carbon in the soil. “Soil contains our largest terrestrial carbon pool,” says professor Claire Chenu, a presenter ...

Weathering rates for mined lands exponentially higher than unmined sites - Source

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 16:22

Source

Weathering rates for mined lands exponentially higher than unmined sites
Source
In mined landscapes with abundant sulfuric acid, the weathering reactions no longer rely on carbonic acid, and the potential for geologic carbon sequestration is eliminated. Instead, the sulfuric acid weathers out acid-neutralizing carbonates, which ...

Lithium-based Battery Gobbles up Carbon Dioxide - Laboratory Equipment

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 14:30

Laboratory Equipment

Lithium-based Battery Gobbles up Carbon Dioxide
Laboratory Equipment
This approach is different from releasing the carbon dioxide back to the gas phase for long-term storage, as is now used in carbon capture and sequestration, or CCS. That field generally looks at ways of capturing carbon dioxide from a power plant ...

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Oil companies must put their politics where their marketing materials are. - Houston Chronicle

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 10:05

Houston Chronicle

Oil companies must put their politics where their marketing materials are.
Houston Chronicle
Lastly, in a reflection of these companies' shift to natural gas, the initiative is working on a Clean Gas Project in the United Kingdom to “design a full-scale gas power plant with carbon capture and storage, including industrial CO2 sequestration ...

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Carbon Sequestration Market: Industry Analysis, Geographical Segmentation, Drivers, Challenges, Trends Forecasts ... - Chronicle India

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 15:16

Carbon Sequestration Market: Industry Analysis, Geographical Segmentation, Drivers, Challenges, Trends Forecasts ...
Chronicle India
Global Carbon Sequestration Market Report gives vital information related to the overall market and price forecast over a five-year period, from 2017 to 2022. In this bit, the specialists have offered fundamental figures which relates to the production ...

New battery gobbles up carbon dioxide - Science Daily

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 13:41

Science Daily

New battery gobbles up carbon dioxide
Science Daily
This approach is different from releasing the carbon dioxide back to the gas phase for long-term storage, as is now used in carbon capture and sequestration, or CCS. That field generally looks at ways of capturing carbon dioxide from a power plant ...
New Battery Gobbles Up Carbon Dioxide Before It Ever Reaches the AtmosphereGood News Network

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New Battery Gobbles Up Carbon Dioxide Before It Ever Reaches the Atmosphere - Good News Network

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 21:19

Good News Network

New Battery Gobbles Up Carbon Dioxide Before It Ever Reaches the Atmosphere
Good News Network
This approach is different from releasing the carbon dioxide back to the gas phase for long-term storage, as is now used in carbon capture and sequestration. Instead, this team developed a new approach that could potentially be used right in the power ...
New Lithium-Based Battery Design Makes Use of Greenhouse GasSciTechDaily

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How Would Teleportation Change Society? - WIRED

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 13:00

WIRED

How Would Teleportation Change Society?
WIRED
Hamilton envisions a future in which teleportation portals are used for garbage disposal, irrigation, and carbon sequestration, and in which the now-useless bridges and highways have been converted into parks and shopping centers. He also predicts that ...

Global Carbon Sequestration Market 2017: Product Outlook, Industry Summary, Restraints, Threat, Competitive Status ... - RBTE Report

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 12:33

RBTE Report

Global Carbon Sequestration Market 2017: Product Outlook, Industry Summary, Restraints, Threat, Competitive Status ...
RBTE Report
This report studies the Global Carbon Sequestration Market that throws light on the vital trends and crescendos impacting the growth of the market which includes restraints, drivers and prospects. The report Offers complete overview of the market ...

New battery gobbles up carbon dioxide - Phys.Org

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 17:46

Phys.Org

New battery gobbles up carbon dioxide
Phys.Org
This approach is different from releasing the carbon dioxide back to the gas phase for long-term storage, as is now used in carbon capture and sequestration, or CCS. That field generally looks at ways of capturing carbon dioxide from a power plant ...

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New battery gobbles up carbon dioxide - MIT News

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 16:14

MIT News

New battery gobbles up carbon dioxide
MIT News
This approach is different from releasing the carbon dioxide back to the gas phase for long-term storage, as is now used in carbon capture and sequestration, or CCS. That field generally looks at ways of capturing carbon dioxide from a power plant ...

Autumn Warming No Longer Accelerating Carbon Loss in the North - Eos

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:35

Eos

Autumn Warming No Longer Accelerating Carbon Loss in the North
Eos
Because this response could partially offset the impacts of warming on carbon sequestration occurring during the northern latitudes' growing season, these results underscore the importance of considering how the carbon cycle varies during the region's ...

Regenerative ranching topic of lecture - Peninsula Daily News

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 08:38

Regenerative ranching topic of lecture
Peninsula Daily News
She blends principles of nature and permaculture, saying that “by mimicking patterns found in nature, communities can cultivate food with greater nutrition while providing carbon sequestration and returning biodiversity and abundance to the land ...

North Bay leaders converge on climate change at Novato summit - Marin Independent Journal

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 00:27

Marin Independent Journal

North Bay leaders converge on climate change at Novato summit
Marin Independent Journal
One workshop focused on transportation and mobility to discuss changes to city vehicle fleets, public transit systems and working conditions. Another workshop tackled carbon sequestration and regenerative agriculture. Discussions on carbon-free cities, ...

OPINION: Alaskans can help lead transition to a carbon-free society - Homer Tribune

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 20:55

OPINION: Alaskans can help lead transition to a carbon-free society
Homer Tribune
Around the world, nation-states are taking action by placing a price on carbon, transitioning to renewable energy, reimagining transportation, and designing carbon sequestration technologies. As the state warming twice as fast as the others, Alaska has ...

California Governor Signs 100% Renewables into Law as the State Aims for Carbon Neutrality - IISD Reporting Services

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 19:33

California Governor Signs 100% Renewables into Law as the State Aims for Carbon Neutrality
IISD Reporting Services
To achieve its goals, California will reduce carbon pollution, increase carbon sequestration in forests, soils and other natural landscapes, and implement programmes to improve air quality and public health, especially in the state's most impacted ...

How Nordic marine forests can help fight climate change - Phys.Org

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 15:30

Phys.Org

How Nordic marine forests can help fight climate change
Phys.Org
And the Independent Research Fund Denmark has funded the project CARMA: CARbon sequestration by Greenland's MArine forests in a warming Arctic—a 3-year project starting 1. December 2018 with the aim of exploring the role of Arctic kelp forests in ...

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