Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) sales rose 300% since April 2023; but 'to caveat all that, only 1.9% of those purchases have been delivered so far.'
The EBC is expanding its positive list to include sewage sludge, anaerobic digestate, manure and slurry as feedstocks for production of biochar.
Carbon removal startups are invited to sign up for more info about AirMiner's Kiloton Fund –– created to help close the funding gap for startups.
Biomass Project writes on the use of biochar and N2O emissions in agriculture.
Are you interested in an opportunity to highlight your biochar research in a GLBN Research Brief? Check out the Research Brief Guide for instructions and qualifications, and then reach out to the GLBN Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Scientist at American Farmland Trust, Rachel Seman-Varner, PhD, gives an overview of how biochar is a natural climate solution in the soil health toolbox.
“Reasons to be cheerful,” indeed. Some scientists believe biochar is quietly becoming the world’s first major carbon removal success story.
IBI members Rainbow Bee Eater and Pyrocal are featured in The Straits Times’ recent article.
Bayer AG is continuing on its path towards net zero by acquiring carbon removal credits from climate tech startup Novocarbo.
The Bio360 Expo has opened its call for speakers –– submissions due 21 July.
In the U.S.? Has your state adopted the NRCS Soil Conservation Standard Code 336? The USCC created the NRCS Code 336 Resource Hub that includes a link to identify states that have adopted the new standard, as well as suggested text for letters to send to state conservationists.
IBI Member Wakefield Biochar writes on the impact of particle size on biochar porosity.
IBI Members The Next 150 opened their first biochar production facility in Mexico — learn more. The Next150 was also featured on Mexican TV news to discuss biochar carbon removal as a powerful climate change solution.
Partner Newsletters to Read
featuring opportunities, stories, and upcoming events
Charnet – Swiss Association for Biochar's July newsletter
Pacific Biochar is working with Seley & Co. to make softwood charcoal (i.e. biochar) available in California as an ingredient for animal feed. Learn more in their newsletter.
US Biochar Initiative’s June newsletter
KlimateNet’s June newsletter
The Coalition of Action 4 Soil Health’s (CA4SH) May newsletter
Australia and New Zealand Biochar Industry Group’s (ANZBIG) May newsletter
Carbon Business Council’s The Carbon Fix
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