Biochar meta-analysis on Nitrous Oxide

The molar H:Corg ratio of biochar is a key factor in mitigating N2O emissions from soil M.L. Cayuela, S. Jeffery, L. van Zwieten Highlights •An updated meta-analysis including 56 studies finds that biochar reduces soil N2O emissions by 49 ± 5%. •Field … Continue reading

Keeping it Pure

Last night, Prime TV aired the third episode of ‘Keeping it Pure’ which was focused on water… “Most of New Zealand’s monitored waterways are polluted, but how has this happened and is it possible to turn things around?” I think … Continue reading

Climate change, geoengineering, biochar – the NZ link

Biochar is a veritable Swiss army knife for some of the planets problems. There are many tools being unfolded for agriculture enhancement and environmental repair. Energy tools abound, due to the diverse range of biochar production methods, and their residual … Continue reading

Deep soils store up to five times more carbon than first thought: study

“Deep soils store up to five times more carbon than is commonly reported, a new study by Murdoch University and Cranfield University in the UK has found. Soil locks in greenhouse gases by storing carbon, making it a crucial player … Continue reading