As a result of the first ‘Direct Action’ auction, the federal government has purchased 47 million tonnes of ‘carbon abatement’ for $660 million. While the amount individual projects recieved is secret, the average price was $13.95 per tonne, with bulk of the payments going to native forest sequestration, 28m tonnes and landfill, 18m tonnes. 459 more words
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From an environmental perspective, when one contemplates the impact of biomass burning in the province of Nova Scotia, one might be excused if one’s overarching assessment of the technology and its effect upon the province’s forests was negative. 1,113 more words
In Michelakis et al. (2015) we developed and validated a semi-empirical statistical model (i.e. Water Cloud Model or WCM) to predict Above Ground Woody Biomass (AGWB) from backscatter intensity data collected by the Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS) Phased Array type L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (PALSAR), and examined any effects of woodland structure upon the backscatter signal. 714 more words
A reader wanted my feedback on a business plan that would sort soiled horse bedding into clean bedding, compost, and fire-logs.
I don’t find the business plan compelling. 497 more words