03.03.2021

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wbur: Maine Startup Aims To Pull Carbon Out Of The Atmosphere By Growing — And Then Sinking — Kelp Farms

"One Maine startup has an innovative approach that’s drawing attention from scientists and investors: grow massive amounts of seaweed and then bury it at the bottom of the deepest sea, where it will sequester carbon for thousands of years."

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03.03.2021

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NCAR: CCIS 2020 Webinar Series: Recordings

"Main Goals of the CCIS Webinar Series: Conceptualization of a research framework for assessing proposed climate intervention strategies: Establish shared understanding of ongoing research of climate intervention strategies in different research communities and main challenges. Reach a perspectival integration for completeness of knowledge/understanding. Identify elements of a research program, identify existing and new working groups of such a program."

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02.03.2021

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sifted: How are Europe’s startups capturing carbon?

"In an effort to reach global net-zero by 2050, there’s rising interest in carbon capture technologies, which separate carbon dioxide from air and gas and then store or utilise it."

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02.03.2021

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C2GTalk: What role can nature-based approaches play in addressing the climate crisis?

"Governance is a key element in ensuring that nature-based approaches to addressing the climate crisis support ecological functions, are sustainable, and produce co-benefits, said Manuel Pulgar-Vidal during a C2GTalk interview. Ultimately, he stressed, any intervention—whether nature- or technology-based—can only be considered if it is based on a strong commitment to reduce carbon dioxide emissions."

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01.03.2021

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Cornell University: CALS Dean Ben Houlton may have a billion-ton solution to climate change

"In a nutshell, Houlton’s work involves capturing carbon from the sky and putting it into the soil, where it can remain locked up for thousands of years or longer. To do this, researchers are using recycled rock dust to enrich farm and rangeland soils, in order to accelerate natural weathering processes by which soils capture atmospheric carbon."

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01.03.2021

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GlobalEcoGuy: We Need 4 Waves of Climate Action

"Every climate solution works differently, unfolding at different speeds. We’ll need them all, traveling in four parallel waves, to stop climate change."

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01.03.2021

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GreenBiz: Digging into the complex, confusing and contentious world of soil carbon offsets

"This week, I’ll try to untangle one of the more complex, confusing and contentious aspects of our food systems: the emerging market for soil carbon offsets."

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01.03.2021

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Vancouver Sun: Michael Brown and Duane Froese: Thawing permafrost is a northern crisis and a global threat

"Opinion: Unconstrained, Canada’s permafrost could be releasing more carbon than is currently being generated by all human activities across the country. This raises three stark concerns and a pressing opportunity."

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01.03.2021

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E&T: Repeated fires dampen forests’ ability to absorb carbon dioxide, study finds

"The capacity for forests in regions that suffer from extreme repeated fires to store large amounts of carbon is falling, according to researchers."

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01.03.2021

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The Economist: Dusting the upper atmosphere could help counter climate change

"An experiment to test the idea could soon start in Sweden."

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