Tag: carbon sink

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, October 15

Written by | October 15th, 2009

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Marijuana causes drought, endangered species are expensive, and wetlands store carbon… who knew? Now you do, thanks to this morning’s round-up of Cool Green News links. New data suggest that wetlands could store six times more carbon per acre than forests, leading some scientists and companies to consider wetlands restoration as the next shining hope for carbon offsets. […]

A Free Carbon-Trading Area for the Americas, Part 2: Running the Numbers

Written by | April 6th, 2009

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Last month I suggested a hemispheric dimension be added to the proposed U.S. cap-and-trade system for carbon emissions, to allow U.S. companies to offset some of their emissions through projects in Latin America. This idea was picked up by the environmental blogs of The New York Times and the Christian Science Monitor, while a report in The […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 3

Written by | March 3rd, 2009

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We love dirt, our dogs love dirt…and now there’s another reason to love dirt — it’s really good at soaking up atmospheric carbon. Except when you disturb it and get it angry…Check out this story and the five other green links you absolutely must click on today:  Down and Dirty: Soil — the hidden carbon […]

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