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Plus, we dig into the debate over soil carbon credits related to regenerative agriculture.
February 26, 2021 by Heather Clancy
The grass has a bad rap in the U.S. as an invasive nuisance, but the plant can quickly sequester at least double the amount of carbon as a similar stand of trees.
February 3, 2021 by Audrey Gray
Business, NGOs, governments, academia, and community sectors must be involved to make effective system change.
January 22, 2021 by R. Bruce Hull
Ultimately, a real solution to the global CO2 crisis necessitates collaboration between sectors and individual innovators.
November 10, 2020 by Tali Zuckerman
Here's what to look out for when buying soil or forestry carbon credits to decide which is better for your business.
November 4, 2020 by Jesse Klein
As more companies seek direct methods of removing excess CO2, the innovation ecosystem is taking shape.
October 28, 2020 by Heather Clancy
New technology allows craft breweries to capture its CO2 for later use or even to sell on in the market.
October 7, 2020 by Jesse Klein
Algae is said to be up to five times more effective at absorbing carbon than trees,
July 8, 2020 by Josh Bonifield
A pilot in Iowa offers a glimpse into the future of carbon credit marketplaces.
June 15, 2020 by Heather Clancy
New research indicates that parts of the Amazon and other tropical forests are emitting more CO2 than they absorb. Some scientists are concerned about this development.
June 10, 2020 by Fred Pearce
Our understanding of how carbon is stored in soil is far from complete.
May 29, 2020 by Jim Giles
Cost, volume potential, longevity and verifiability were among the key selection criteria.
May 28, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Many things are in flux but there are significant supplies of waste carbon from global industrial emissions worldwide for companies to use.
May 27, 2020 by Elizabeth R. Nesbitt
It’s not just about carbon removal, it’s about creating or preserving economic opportunities in rural communities.
April 30, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Coronavirus has caused unemployment to skyrocket. Tree restoration could be a cost-effective way to put Americans back to work.
April 28, 2020 by Alex Rudee
The universal, heightened focus on Climate Action has businesses and governments splashing our social feeds with their promise to evolve to carbon
April 24, 2020 by Isa Anne Stamos
There's an emerging market to pay farmers to store more carbon in the soil by using improved agricultural practices. But some scientists are questioning whether these efforts will actually help slow global warming.
April 16, 2020 by Gabriel Popkin
The ever-increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are squeezing out other nutrients that plant feeders — such as insects and people — need to thrive.
March 18, 2020 by Ellen Welti
The corporate world has fallen for trees. But to be effective, the cost of offsetting CO2 emissions with the sequestration power of forests will have to go up. Are companies willing to pay?
February 10, 2020 by C.J. Clouse
Planting and protecting forests in remote areas of the world may be challenging. But another trend may help matters.
February 10, 2020 by Jim Giles
Some researchers contend there is an opportunity for ecological restoration that could help fight climate change and stem the loss of biodiversity.
January 14, 2020 by Richard Conniff
That’s equivalent to about 10.3 million American football fields.
January 3, 2020 by Liberty Vittert
New approaches, from CO2-sucking materials to regenerative agriculture, were in the spotlight at VERGE 19.
November 11, 2019 by RP Siegel
Mission-driven companies are trying to tackle systemic challenges in sustainability with electrification, renewable energy, biomaterials and data management software.
November 5, 2019 by Cyan Zhong
In the spotlight: the burgeoning relationship between direct air capture firm Carbon Engineering and Oxy Low Carbon Ventures.
October 29, 2019 by RP Siegel