Agroforestry plot in Ethiopia. Photo: Trees for the Future via flickr.
The World Agroforestry Centre has just released a new report showing that while farming and deforestation are often linked together -- particularly when talking about the
Today the world's first biochar methodology has been published for public consultation by the Voluntary Carbon Standard. This ground breaking paper has been submitted by the UK based biochar project developers Carbon Gold. They
India may still maintain it will not accept binding emissions targets, but it's sure stepping up on solar power, and now on carbon storage through forest preservation. Reuters reports that India's environment minister
Constructing a new home is no simple task. Negotiating contractors, laborers, electricians, plumbers, landscapers, and designers is a massive effort in coordination. Working in concert makes attention to detail critical,
We've consistently pointed out that there's really no such thing as clean coal, when you look at how the stuff is mined, the waste, and all the other emissions beyond greenhouse gases. Now, a new study coming out of
If you have not yet drastically changed your lifestyle to combat global warming, you are probably in the "human ingenuity will save our butts" camp. Now you have a chance to see if the the best ideas that could save the world
Should we be eating more beef in order to slow global warming? It sounds counterintuitive, but it may be so: Cattle could be part of the whole ecological equation to solving climate change and restoring healthy,
Let's clear up one issue: There is no such thing as local vs. organic. When it comes to consumer choice, we should be buying local and organic, though for mostly different reasons.Why We Should Buy Local
It's been a little bit since we heard from the front lines of the clean coal wars, so this video clip seems appropriate. Produced by the folks over at CLEAN its a kind of deconstruction of the quasi-green sounding lingo used by the coal industry, in
Terra Preta According to Green Power Science
Yesterday I posted on Green Power Science's DIY Vertical Axis Wind Turbine video. But that's not all that Dan and Denise Rojas have been up to. In the video above they take on one of the buzz words of the
A new report from the UN Environment Programme says what many small-t treehuggers have been saying for quite some time: Stopping deforestation, restoring marshes and peatlands, and practicing more sustainable agricultural
The UK government has announced new regulations that prohibit building any new coal power plants, if those plants don't have carbon capture and storage incorporated into them. It sounds like at least a step in the
All the cool graphics in the world, such at this one from Bellona, won't make CCS commercially or technologically viable any faster.
Carbon Capture and Storage has been thrown around by tar sands developers as the solution to their pollution problem.