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Biochar

Green Social Entrepreneurship: A Long View

Thane Kreiner | Posted 05.15.2012 | Impact
Thane Kreiner

Forty years ago next month, Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi presciently told those gathered in Stockholm for the United Nations' first major conference on the environment that "poverty is the worst form of pollution."

Haiti's Future Hinges on New Ideas, Sustainable Agriculture and the Rural Environment

Eric Sorensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Eric Sorensen

After all the devastation wrought upon Haiti over the last year (decades, really), a country that was once the "Pearl of the Caribbean" stands at a crossroads of opportunity.

Hacking the Future -- Biochar 10-10-10 Global Work Party at All Power Labs

Kelpie Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kelpie Wilson

It takes about 100 years for natural processes to remove CO2 from the atmosphere -- we have to find ways to help nature along. Biochar is one of those ways.

Green News Report: October 5, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Toxic sl...

Green News Report: September 30, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Koala Chla...

Study: Biochar Could Offset 12% Of All Human Greenhouse Gas Emissions

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A study in the journal Nature Communications shows that up to 12% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions caused by humans could be offset by producin...

WorldStove: Transforming Haiti and the World

Kelpie Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kelpie Wilson

WorldStove founder Nathaniel Mulcahy has just completed two months of work in Haiti, setting up a pilot project that will provide biochar-producing stoves and jobs for the Haitian people.

Can Biochar Help Save the World?

Ron Dembo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ron Dembo

Biochar is a unique 'green' technology: it takes carbon that has been captured from the atmosphere during the growing process of plants, and converts it into a soil additive, thereby storing the carbon in the earth.

Albert Bates on the Great Change

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tracy L. Barnett

Recently I was privileged to spend some time in Belize with Albert Bates, co-founder of The Farm in Tennessee, the Global Ecovillage Network, and a prolific author and a visionary for our times.

Is This the Most Important Meeting?

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

As with looking toward better sanitation options in Finland, some potentially critical sessions proceed with too little media attention. Right now, Boulder, Colorado, is hosting one such meeting: North American Biochar 2009.

Chicken Poop: Can It Save The Planet?

BigGreenBoulder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Charring chicken poop probably won't save the planet on its own, but some people think charring fowl manure along with beetle-killed pine trees, corn ...

Change. Obama Can Change the Path of Climate Change

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

Do Obama and his building team recognize the extent of change to the planet? And, that there might exist geoengineering solutions as part of the path toward necessary change?