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Archive for May, 2010

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

DON’T WASTE THAT FALLEN TREE! Whenever a tree falls down or is cut down the usual practice is to either burn the remains or convert it to wood chips for use as landscaping mulch. Unfortunately when this happens all the ‘work’ that the tree has done over its lifetime in capturing and storing carbon from [...]

Friday, May 14th, 2010

WE HAVE A CARBONISER! Adelaide company Flow Force Technologies Pty Ltd has offered to make their new demonstration batch carboniser available to the Adelaide Hills Biochar Initiative on a no-fee casual basis with only reimbursement for travel costs and other outgoings. The Flow Force carboniser is a batch unit with 240 litres input capacity. This [...]

BLACK IS THE NEW GREEN

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

BLACK IS THE NEW GREEN When it comes to climate change and greenhouse gas emissions the solar and wind technologies get a lot of coverage in the media. But the “greener” technology of carbon capture and storage is usually seen as only relevant to forestry and future large coal-fired power station CO2 capture and storage [...]