Category Archives: Biochar

New Worldwatch blogs

These will be worth watching: Dateline: Copenhagen: What’s Going Right? Worldwatch President Christopher Flavin writes about positive news on the road to Copenhagen, and how these developments should give officials the courage to enact tougher emission targets. Nourishing the Planet: … Continue reading

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Malcolm Turnbull and I agree on one thing…

He seems to like Biochar!Australian reports: MALCOLM Turnbull has confirmed that incentives to encourage the use of “biochar” in the fight against climate change will be central to his negotiations with the Rudd Government over its emissions trading scheme. Speaking … Continue reading

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Biochar making progress in UN

The latest release from the IBI explains that biochar is now being considered as an aid to not only fight global warming, but combat deforestation. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 10, 2008 POZNAN, Poland, December 10, 2008 – The International Biochar … Continue reading

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Tim Flannery’s Biochar speech

His August 2008 address to the IBI gives some hope. Throughout 2008 it’s felt as if our future has been crystallising before our eyes. Food shortages, escalating oil prices, a melting Arctic ice cap and other climatic changes seem to … Continue reading

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Biochar mentioned in SCIAM’s "Earth 3.0"

A second major effort, the authors say, would involve massive reforestation of areas that have been denuded of trees. “Deforestation contributed a net emission of 60 ± 30 ppm over the past few hundred years,” they write, “of which ~20 … Continue reading

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