Carbon Offsets Daily

Daily carbon offset news, insight, community.

Legislation enables carbon dioxide storage in Alberta

The legislation, named

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Jan 25th, 2010
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: 2

Study says turfgrass creates greenhouse gases even though it stores carbon dioxide

IRVINE, CA Dispelling the notion that urban

Tags: , ,

Farmer plants 100,000 trees: still not enough carbon credits

| Sourced From Theland.farmonline.com.au |

AFTER planting 100,000 trees on their New England grazing property

Tags: , ,

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation: No hope without forests.

The latest Environmental Audit Committee report, published 29th June 2009, has concluded that failure to halt deforestation will lead to greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere exceeding safe levels, even if industrial emissions are reduced to zero.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Carbon offsets, reversal risk and US climate policy

| Sourced From 7thspace.com |

One controversial issue in the larger cap-and-trade debate is the proper use and certification of carbon offsets related to changes in land management. Advocates of an expanded offset supply claim that inclusion of such activities would expand the scope of the program and lower overall compliance costs, while opponents claim that it would weaken the environmental integrity of the program by crediting activities that yield either nonexistent or merely temporary carbon sequestration benefits.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

U.S. And Italy Sign Agreement To Collaborate On Carbon Capture And Storage Technologies

| Sourced From PollutionOnline.com |

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu recently joined with Italian Minister of Economic Development Claudio Scajola to sign a bilateral agreement to advance carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies in each country. Working together, the U.S. and Italy will further the development of technologies needed to limit carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired powered plants and move toward a sustainable low carbon economy that addresses the challenge of global warming.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: May 24th, 2009
  • Category: Asia
  • Comments: None

Tokyo researchers successfully convert CO2 into methane using bacteria

| Sourced From Mdn.Mainichi.jp |

A research team has succeeded in converting carbon dioxide into methane, the primary ingredient of natural gas, in subterranean conditions, it has been announced.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: May 22nd, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: None

BLM, USDA and UW study soil carbon sequestration in southwestern Wyoming

| Sourced From LittleChicagoReview.com |

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Kemmerer Field Office announced today a cooperative effort with the USDA Agricultural Research Service and the University of Wyoming to study soil carbon sequestration in the big sagebrush ecosystems of southwestern Wyo.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: May 18th, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: None

DOE Report Assesses Potential for Carbon Dioxide Storage Beneath Federal Lands

| Sourced From DocuTicker.com |

As a complementary document to the U.S. Department of Energys Carbon Sequestration Atlas of the United States and Canada issued in November 2008, the Office of Fossil Energys National Energy Technology Laboratory has now released a report that provides an initial estimate of the potential to store carbon dioxide (CO2) underneath millions of acres of Federal lands.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Official says EOR, carbon sequestration can combine

| Sourced From SidneyHerald.com |

In the past years, people have come to know it as one of the top three greenhouse gases

Tags: , ,

ENVIRONMENT: Deep CO2 Cuts May Be Last Hope for Acid Oceans

| Sourced From IPSNews.net |

Oceans and coastal areas must be on the agenda at the crucial climate talks in Copenhagen in December, they wrote in a declaration. “We must come to the rescue of the oceans,” declared Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at the opening of high-level government talks on Thursday in the northern city of Manado.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , ,

Rules for carbon storage become law

| Sourced From GreatfallsTribune.com |

HELENA (AP) The governor has signed into law a bill that creates regulatory guidelines for storing carbon dioxide underground in Montana.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: May 7th, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: None

W.Va. Issues First Carbon Sequestration Permit

| Sourced From WSAZ.com |

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection granted the first carbon dioxide sequestration permit Monday to Appalachian Power Company. The permit will be used at the Mountaineer Plant in New Haven.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: May 5th, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: 1

Viewpoint: Clean coal and carbon sequestration

| Sourced From WickedLocal.com |

Danvers –
The title sounds great. Our president is talking about it.
Are we doing it? Unfortunately we have no industrial strength examples to cite. In other words we are not yet doing this on a significant scale. We are not even close to doing it.
Why?

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: May 2nd, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: None

From Smokestacks to Your Tank

| Sourced From NYTimes.com |

IF the government regulates carbon dioxide emissions, power plants and other factories will probably start removing CO2 from their smokestacks and will have to pay to get rid of it. The conventional wisdom is that it will be sequestered underground.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: May 2nd, 2009
  • Category: Asia
  • Comments: None

Marine Carbon Sale Spurned

| Sourced From TheJakartaGlobe.com |

A push by the government to include oceanic carbon trading on the agenda for the upcoming World Ocean Conference has been scuttled by the countrys very own National Council on Climate Change.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Apr 25th, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: None

An evening of science: Carbon sequestration

| Sourced From nashobapublishing.com |

GROTON — GDSTEM (Groton-Dunstable Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is pleased to be sponsoring an evening of science — Carbon Sequestration, Biochar, and Terra Preta: An Old Answer to a New Problem.
Presenter for the April 30 program is Hugh McLaughlin, PhD, PE, with Alterna Energy Inc. It will be held at Groton-Dunstable Middle School North Team Meeting Room, 346 Main St., Groton. Refreshments will be available at 6:30 p.m. with the presentation at 7 p.m.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Carbon storage bill supported by Montana Senate

| Sourced From Forbes.com |

The Senate has endorsed a set of rules to govern carbon dioxide sequestration in Montana.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

WWF, others partner on carbon sequestration

| Sourced From

Tags: , , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Apr 18th, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: None

Mont. carbon storage bill revived by compromise

| Sourced From LocalNews8.com |

HELENA, Mont. (AP) – Lawmakers have reached a compromise on a carbon sequestration bill that last week deadlocked in a House committee.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Apr 13th, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: None

Arizona carbon sequestration project first of its kind in the Southwest

| Sourced From ReadItNews.com |

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Apr 12th, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: 2

Carbon sequestration

| Sourced From MinotDailyNews.com |

I have been listening to media reports concerning greenhouse effects, carbon sequestration, carbon emissions tax, and buying/selling carbon credits. What all this discussion is about is how to stop production of carbon dioxide or CO2 from man via automobiles, factories, industry and what ever thus reducing green house gases and global warming.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Montana, Saskatchewan work for carbon-capture demo

| Sourced From CTV.ca |

GREAT FALLS, Mont — Montana’s Gov. Brian Schweitzer and Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall are turning to taxpayers to help pay for a carbon sequestration demonstration project.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Carbon dioxide is natural but out of balance

| Sourced From Great Falls Tribune |

Carbon dioxide, one of the main greenhouse gases, is demonized for being a suspected contributor to climate change.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

DOE report outlines carbon sequestration methods

| Sourced From Power Engineering |

17 March 2009 A new document from Department of Energy examines existing and emerging techniques to monitor, verify and account for CO2 stored in geologic formations.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

© 2009 Carbon Offsets Daily. All Rights Reserved.

This blog is powered by Wordpress.