New Paper Shows: “A Win on Climate is a Win for Health”

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2022 02:05:33 +0000

From ramping up clean electricity to eliminating food waste. From designing cities for walking and biking to preserving ecosystems. Projects that lead to a low-carbon society and limit climate change will have more and greater benefits for health than previously realized. Courtesy of University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI). By Ann Grauvogl Those are […]

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100% Zero-Emissions Cherry Orchard

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 22:17:42 +0000

Forest Lodge Orchard is New Zealand’s first zero-emissions food producer. Forest Lodge Orchard is located in Central Otago, New Zealand, and is 100% free of fossil fuels. The farmers have electrified everything at the orchard — their irrigation, frost-fighting fans, electric vehicles, tools, and more. Supporting this electrification with a 45 kW solar power array […]

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Donna Forsyth, Mike Wei and Ben Parfitt: B.C. water protection must be a top public policy priority

Credit to Author: Hardip Johal| Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 02:00:54 +0000

Opinion: In 2010, the provincial government was told by its former water comptroller that River Forecast Centre staffing should be more than doubled. Nothing changed, and a sad result was late and inadequate warnings issued by the RFC in the lead-up to November’s disastrous floods

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Feeding This Seaweed To Cows Can Eliminate Their Methane Emissions

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2021 13:49:12 +0000

A farmer from Prince Edward Island, Canada, has found out that feeding his cattle seaweed could reduce greenhouse gases by up to 40%. Joe Dorgan is the founder of North Atlantics Organics, which produces and distributes organic seaweed. The seaweed near his farm was harvested for feed and fertilizer for five generations. Dorgan knew from […]

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Large-Scale Carbon Sequestration Research In Europe May Be More Important Than You Think

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2021 17:05:08 +0000

In the realm of carbon sequestration in agriculture there are practical approaches like regenerative agriculture, including methods like biochar produced by pyrolysis of biomass in the absence of oxygen and returned to the soil, and overarching ideas like permaculture, which is an ethical framework that is used to design regenerative systems at all scales. Whatever […]

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