IBI sustaining member Airex announced a new plant in Quebec, Canada that will turn forestry waste into biochar. The project will sequester 75,000 tons of carbon per year and generate certified carbon credits.
IBI business member ARTi announced a new Biochar Production Unit in Ireland.
Just three months after inaugurating its first Brazilian site, IBI business member NetZero launches the construction of a second biochar factory in Brazil.
The 2023 Farm Bill offers an unprecedented opportunity to implement strategic changes at the US Department of Agriculture. Read the Biochar & The Farm Bill factsheet from US Biochar Coalition to learn about the top priorities and applications for biochar to enable farmers and forest landowners to engage in conservation, adopt climate smart practices, implement climate resilience solutions, and climate proof their livelihoods.
Climate-tech leader Verde Resources Inc. secured biochar-asphalt IPs and formalized a Puro.Earth partnership for engineered carbon removal, setting the stage for infrastructure development projects in the U.S.
Pacific Biochar is working with Seley & Co. to make softwood charcoal (biochar) available in California as an ingredient for animal feed. Learn more in their newsletter.
Learn more about the call to submit a chapter for a forthcoming book entitled “BIOCHAR ECOTECHNOLOGY FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT” that will be published by Elsevier Inc.
IBI is excited to partner with the US Forest Service to share their resources for biochar education! Explore their factsheets (and share them with your own audiences) focusing on Biochar Basics from their Science You Can Use Bulletin and Biochar at a Glance (Black to the Future: Biochar and Forests).
Air Burners, Inc. partnered with US Forest Service and has introduced CharBoss, the world's first mobile onsite biochar production system. Learn more about how they boosted the environmentally-friendly technology while adding power and speed.
Airminers Kiloton Fund is now accepting applications for startups interested in the opportunity to sell carbon credits. Apply by 15 September.
The "4per1000" initiative has launched Twin Regions and they’ve put out a call for expressions of interest! They’re in the phase of building the first teams to develop project concepts for implementation that will be presented to potential investors for funding. Those in rural communities are encouraged to participate. Learn more about the project.
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28 August | ANZBIG Victorian Forum
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17–22 September | Bio-Char III: Production, Characterization and Applications - Engineering Conferences International
17–24 September | Climate Week NYC*
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18 September | Climate Week NYC Carbon Removal Happy Hour
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