- Building natural carbon: five policy principles
by Patrick Mazza on April 16, 2013
Carbon dioxide levels hit 395 parts per million in 2012, the highest in four or five million years when sea levels were around 80 feet higher and temperatures up to 10° Fahrenheit hotter. If we sustain those CO2 levels, or go higher as we are doing, a completely different world will emerge.
- Memo to the Very Serious People: Resistance isn’t futile and irony can be delicious
by Ross Macfarlane on April 11, 2013
Wyoming's only new coal mine, Kiewit's Haystack Mine in SW Wyoming, halted construction yesterday before shipping any coal. Why should we care about coal mining in Wyoming? Short answer: it is at the heart of the biggest coal mining region in the United States, and by some calculations the world.
- Urban ecosystem services: the promise of green infrastructure
by Steve Whitney on March 27, 2013
Urban green infrastructure is increasingly seen as an effective way to meet regulatory obligations for control of polluted runoff or high stormwater flows, while also generating an array of ecosystem service co-benefits.
- Restoring tidal wetlands: pioneering a biocarbon solution at the Snohomish River Delta
by Keeley O'Connell on March 18, 2013
Tidal wetlands provide great potential to sequester and store greenhouse gases. Restore Americas Estuaries and EarthCorps are investigating the carbon sequestration value of tidal wetlands.
- Blue carbon goes big Down Under
by Rhys Roth on March 7, 2013
Australia is launching one of the most ambitious ‘blue carbon’ mapping projects ever. ‘Blue carbon’ is the capture and storage of carbon pollution from the atmosphere in ocean plants and sediments on the seabed.
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