Navigation Links
Down to Earth carbon science: Briefing April 15 in DC
Date:4/10/2009

WASHINGTON DC, APRIL 9, 2009 -- Four experts in soil carbon research, farming, and forestry will address the unique opportunity farmers and foresters have to manage soil carbon to reduce greenhouse gas (GHGs) and participate in voluntary markets. Agricultural and forest soils in the U.S. have the capacity to sequester 650 million metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) every year, offsetting up to 11% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.

The briefing, "Down to Earth Carbon Science: Mitigating Climate Change with America's Farms and Forests", will be held in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 10:30 am in 1334 Longworth House Office Building and again at 3:00 pm in 328-A Senate Russell Office Building.

Featured in the briefing will be:

  • Chuck Rice of the 2nd Congressional district of Kansas and Soil Microbiology Professor at Kansas State University, who will explain the mechanism behind soil carbon sequestration.
  • Steve Ruddell of Washington, DC representing the Society of American Foresters and Senior Associate with First Environment, providing environmental markets consulting and verification services, will give the practitioner's perspective on forest carbon offsets in a carbon trading system.
  • Howard Brown, Manager of Agronomy Services, GROWMARK, Inc., in Bloomington, Illinois, will offer a basic overview of the American Society of Agronomy-Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Program, and the role of CCAs in conducting outreach to farmers on methods and tools available for sequestering greenhouse gases on agricultural lands.
  • Robert Carlson, President of the North Dakota Farmers Union, will provide the perspective of a producer participating in GHG sequestration activities in voluntary markets.

"The importance of carbon sequestration through proper management of agricultural and forested lands has generally been underappreciated in the carbon credit trading discussion.The science suggests
'/>"/>

Contact: Sara Uttech
suttech@soils.org
608-268-4948
Soil Science Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Global Warming and the Habitability of Planet Earth, Sept. 26
2. Good earth: Brown chemists show origin of soil-scented geosmin
3. Scientists launch deep-sea scientific drilling program to study volatile earthquake zone
4. Biogeochemistry -- A window into the Earths ecological health
5. How did chemical constituents essential to life arise on primitive Earth?
6. Scientists warn that species extinction could reduce productivity of plants on Earth by half
7. Earth Observation essential for geohazard mitigation
8. Liquid crystal phases of tiny DNA molecules point up new scenario for first life on Earth
9. Planting carbon deep in the earth -- rather than the greenhouse
10. Evolution tied to Earth movement
11. Down to earth remedies for chimps
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... LaunchKey , the first decentralized mobile authentication and authorization ... era, today announced the close of $3 million in ... Metamorphic Ventures with participation from ENIAC Ventures, Crosslink Capital, ... has raised $4 million to date, and will use ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Dec. 16, 2014 Research and Markets ... the "Global Chemical Sensor Market 2015-2019" report ... One major trend upcoming in this ... biomedical applications. Chemical sensors help in recording of patient ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... blood pressure plays a role in human health has been ... for high blood pressure – was first described as a ... used in measuring blood pressure was invented in 1896. ... its triggers and its effects. In fact, recent findings have ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):LaunchKey Raises $3 Million in Additional Funding Led by Metamorphic Ventures 2LaunchKey Raises $3 Million in Additional Funding Led by Metamorphic Ventures 3Global Chemical Sensor Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are Abbott Laboratories, Bayer, Hoffmann La-Roche, Johnson & Johnson, NGK Spark Plugs and Robert Bosch 2Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 2Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 3Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 4
... in German . , X-ray microscopy ... obtain sharp images instrument and sample must stay absolutely ... Researchers at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen and the Paul ... method that relaxes these hard restrictions. Even fluctuations in ...
... But it,s a dog-eat-dog world, and with the exception of ... this vicious reality, a tiny insect that eats plants has ... its beetle predator. The pest is called the ... recent years has caused immeasurable loss of biodiversity. Cycads belong ...
... closer look at personalized or point-of-care healthcare was ... India organized and chaired by NJIT Distinguished Professor ... and Biology Society (EMBS) International Special Topic Conference ... world, focused on topics ranging from 21st century ...
Cached Biology News:Improved X-ray microscopic imaging 2Pest uses plant hairs for protection 2Personalized health care will revolutionize 21st century medicine, says NJIT professor 2Personalized health care will revolutionize 21st century medicine, says NJIT professor 3
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014  United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR ) ... ) has submitted a pre-market approval application to the ... of Medtronic,s SynchroMed ® II implantable drug infusion ... United Therapeutics, Remodulin ® (treprostinil) Injection delivered intravenously ...
(Date:12/24/2014)...  Vermillion, Inc. (Nasdaq:   VRML), a bio-analytical solutions ... the Company closed its previously announced private placement ... W. Schuler , Birchview Fund LLC and several ... offering expenses.  The proceeds will be used for ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... December 23, 2014 “Preparative & ... HPLC, Flash), Consumables (Columns, Solvents, Buffers, Valves, Guages, ... & Agriculture) - Forecasts to 2019” provides a ... opportunities, current market trends, and strategies impacting the ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... (PRWEB) December 23, 2014 Earlier this year ... Sherley, director of the Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC ... under appreciated unique property of adult tissue stem cells. ... the Past, Important for the Future,” embodied the essence of ...
Breaking Biology Technology:United Therapeutics Announces Submission Of Pre-Market Approval Application For Implantable Drug Infusion System To Deliver Remodulin 2United Therapeutics Announces Submission Of Pre-Market Approval Application For Implantable Drug Infusion System To Deliver Remodulin 3United Therapeutics Announces Submission Of Pre-Market Approval Application For Implantable Drug Infusion System To Deliver Remodulin 4Vermillion Announces Closing of Equity Financing 2Vermillion Announces Closing of Equity Financing 3Preparative and Process Chromatography Market is expected to reach $9 billion by 2019 - New Report by Marketsandmarkets 2Preparative and Process Chromatography Market is expected to reach $9 billion by 2019 - New Report by Marketsandmarkets 3Preparative and Process Chromatography Market is expected to reach $9 billion by 2019 - New Report by Marketsandmarkets 4Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC’s Director Sherley's Address on What’s Holding Back Regenerative Medicine Featured on Omics Group Website 2Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC’s Director Sherley's Address on What’s Holding Back Regenerative Medicine Featured on Omics Group Website 3Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC’s Director Sherley's Address on What’s Holding Back Regenerative Medicine Featured on Omics Group Website 4
... Abbott (NYSE: ABT ),will present at the 26th ... Thomas C. Freyman, executive vice president, finance and,chief financial ... at,11:00 a.m. Central time., A live audio webcast ... Web site at http://www.abbottinvestor.com . An,archived edition of ...
... Solstice Neurosciences, Inc.,("Solstice") announced the appointment of Dennis ... will also continue to serve as Chairman to ... specialty pharmaceutical industry experience,and expertise to Solstice that ... for growth as the company continues to broaden,its ...
... & Forbes Holdings Inc.,announced today that Dr. Eric ... also serves as Chief Executive Officer of SIGA ... Science Board (NBSB). The,NBSB will provide expert advice ... technical and other matters of special interest to ...
Cached Biology Technology:Dennis L. Smith Appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Solstice Neurosciences, Inc. 2Department of Health & Human Services Names Dr. Eric Rose to National Biodefense Science Board 2
... the denaturation and hybridization steps in slide-based ... clinical and research personnel. The low cost ... types, is easy to use, and reduces ... ensuring overall precision and accuracy in all ...
... RNA Sample Buffer is ... buffer for experimental samples and ... sample buffer needs no dilution ... and denaturing gels. Simply mix ...
... cultured in DMEM and harvested at the log ... the antigens in their native forms, cells were ... on a 12-well (5 mm) adhesive coated slide, ... cellular attachment and to minimize background staining. ...
ID clarifier: Without ethidium bromide...
Biology Products: