Carbon Emissions And Greenhouse Gases

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Presidio Trust: Hair Mat Trials in Grasslands Restoration

Presidio Trust: Hair Mat Trials in Grasslands Restoration

  Matter of Trust Board Secretary Betty Gaillard and Board Vice Chair & President Lisa Gautier with Lewis Stringer of the Presidio Trust National Park in San Francisco Matter of Trust is proud to be the fiscal sponsor of the Hair Mat Trials in Grassland...

Silver Lab Composting Research

Silver Lab Composting Research

  Matter of Trust is proud to be one of the sponsors of this program and Dr. Whendee Silver's important work. The food system accounts for more than one third of global greenhouse gas emissions. Agricultural land use and waste combined are the largest greenhouse...

Could carbon farming be the answer for a 'clapped-out' Australia?

by Rebecca Dargie - 04/27/2016 This week the Clean Energy Regulator (CER) will hold the third emissions reduction fund auction and farmers across Australia will move to the forefront of efforts to rescue a “clapped-out” country. Australian farmers have long bought and...

How to Invent Our Way Out of Climate Change

by Gwyneth Kelly - 11/29/2015 If internal combustion was the monumental technological achievement that, over the decades, contributed to climate change, perhaps new technologies can help solve the crisis. The Paris climate talks are crucial not only for forging a...

Why CO2 'Air Capture' Could Be Key to Slowing Global Warming

by Richard Schiffman - 05/23/16 For two decades, Klaus Lackner has pioneered efforts to combat climate change by pulling carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Now, after years of watching the global community fail to bring greenhouse gas emissions under control, Lackner...

The Suddenly Urgent Quest to Remove Carbon Dioxide from the Air

by Chris Mooney - 2/26/2016 Dr. Klaus Lackner with his team’s rooftop prototype on Feb. 9 at Arizona State University’s School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment in Tempe, Ariz. (Caitlin O’Hara for the Washington Post.)   Tempe, AZ — From the...

Urban soils release surprising amounts of carbon dioxide

Tracking biological emissions will allow more accurate assessments of climate action programs BOSTON UNIVERSITY Stephen Decina, Boston University PhD student, measures carbon dioxide being released from the soil using an automated soil carbon dioxide efflux system....

France Paves The Way- new law forbids food waste by supermarkets

Ever wonder what happens to unsold food at your favorite supermarket? Unfortunately, it usually gets tossed in the trash. However, there is still hope to be had; a newly passed French law has something big to say about diverting supermarket food waste, and it's worth...

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