- Guest blog: The Northwest is a biocarbon powerhouse
by Steve Whitney on August 6, 2012
Lost in the current debate over how best to control greenhouse gas emissions from combustion of fossil fuels is the simple fact that it won’t be enough. Already, concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere exceed 390 parts per million (ppm), some 40 ppm above what many climate scientists consider safe levels.
- Creating markets for nature's goods and services
by Patrick Mazza on April 12, 2012
The BioCycle Conference in Portland April 16-19 focused on the new economics of materials and natural services – harnessing organic wastes with processes that make valuable goods, and valuing ecological services to send the right signals on the use of nature in general.
- Organic residues provide a vital link to solving the climate crisis
by Patrick Mazza on March 30, 2012