ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Climate change will upset vital ocean chemical cycles

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Climate change will upset vital ocean chemical cycles Posted: 08 Sep 2013 10:57 AM PDT New research shows that rising ocean temperatures will upset natural cycles of carbon dioxide, nitrogen and phosphorus. Plankton plays an important role in the ocean’s carbon cycle by removing half of …

Investors risk $6tn carbon ‘bubble’, warns report

Investors risk $6tn carbon ‘bubble’, warns report  Economies will see over $6tn in wasted capital as investments exploiting coal, oil and gas reserves are proved stranded as policies aim to limit global warming. New research by Carbon Tracker Initiative and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment …

The Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign Has Colleges Weighing The Stakes

“It’s wrong to profit from wrecking the planet.” That’s what thousands of young people are saying across the U.S. who are demanding their colleges and universities strip fossil fuel investments from their endowment portfolios. They are arguing with passion — and a considerable amount of organizing savvy — that the …

NAA Algae Farming Workshop – Call for Presentations – April 11-12

    Commercial Algae Farming Workshop  (including a tour of the NAA Test Center)    Homewood Suites by Hilton 29813 I-45 North 77381. The Woodlands Texas     April 11-12, 2013     CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS     The National Algae Association, a 501(c)6, is the first non-profit algae trade association in …

Carbon Bubble Growing, but Markets Aren’t Listening

Published on GreenBiz.com (http://www.greenbiz.com) ——————————————————————————– Carbon Bubble Growing, but Markets Aren’t Listening By James Leaton Created 2011-07-15 04:46 How much carbon dioxide would be released if all the proven fossil fuel reserves owned by public companies was burnt? Carbon Tracker’s estimate: 745 gigatonnes CO2. How much carbon dioxide can we …

Could Waste Heat Be the Secret for Carbon Capture? Is using waste heat to power emissions absorbers a preposterous idea whose time has come?

Herman K. Trabish, April 7, 2011 (Greentech Media) Herman Trabish, writing for Greentech Media, interviewed Graciela Chichilnisky, author of the carbon market of the UN Kyoto Protocol that became international law in 2005, about her current work on carbon capture. Chichilnisky is a member of the Ethical Markets Advisory Board …