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Methodology for Emission Reductions from Biochar Projects open for Public Market 0

Methodology for Emission Reductions from Biochar Projects open for Public Market

The Methodology for Biochar Projects is now open for public comment with the American Carbon Registry (ACR). We welcome the feedback of Biochar Producers and others that are involved with this practice, as we...

German mobile carbonisation in landscape management 0

German mobile carbonisation in landscape management

Dr. Carola Holweg, Sustainability-Projects, Freiburg, Germany (German language website link >>>>) Dr. Carola Holweg has produced an excellent poster showcasing her current work in Germany using a mobile BiGchar 1000 unit which was produced...

Carboncatcher UK video 0

Carboncatcher UK video

The guys from the UK charity the Soil Fertility Project have done an amazing job of taking my base Bazman gasifier design and turned it into what is looking like a professional product. They...

Cool Planet Gasoline and Biochar Refinery 0

Cool Planet Gasoline and Biochar Refinery

Cool Planet Locates Their First 10 Million Gallon Renewable Gasoline Refinery in Alexandria, Louisiana, USA “Louisiana is known for its substantial oil interests, but now will also have the distinction of being home to...

Fatboy Gasifier in Israel 0

Fatboy Gasifier in Israel

Nadav from Israel lives in a kibbutz close to the Dead Sea. Nadav and his mate Ahmed have developed a Fatboy Gasifier using recycled local materials, a pressure tank from an old hot water...

Fatboy Gasifier in the UK 0

Fatboy Gasifier in the UK

I have been working with David Friese-Greene from the UK on developing the Fatboy Gasifier for the UK and Indian markets. David is involved in the UK with the Soil Fertility Project which is...

Bioremediation in Dilmah tea gardens 0

Bioremediation in Dilmah tea gardens

The process they use to make the biochar in this video looks like it could be somewhat improved but it is good to see these sorts of projects.

Supporting Biochar development? 0

Supporting Biochar development?

I have to say I was dismayed after reading this article. Australia’s federal governments climate change bureaucracy waste of financial resources is unbelievable, this money should be going into on ground farm research and helping...

South Australian No-Till Farmers Association research 0

South Australian No-Till Farmers Association research

This is a really interesting story about the work SANTFA is doing. I believe Greg Butler and SANTFA are doing the most useful board acre work anywhere. They understand biochar and how it needs...

Fatboy Gasifier V3 update 0

Fatboy Gasifier V3 update

For those interested in my open source Fatboy Top Lit Updraft Insulated Gasifier. It now has some more photos and an updated PDF plan, just click here >>>> I have also just uploaded an...

Torgoch Biochar Project in Wales UK 0

Torgoch Biochar Project in Wales UK

The Torgoch project began when we learnt of a disease affecting over 1,400 hectares of woodland in Wales. Phytophthora ramorum is a fungus-like pathogen in plants. In 2010 it was found to be killing...

Black is Green mobile biochar demonstration unit 0

Black is Green mobile biochar demonstration unit

Lakeland College and Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (AITF) with assistance from Western Economic Diversification Canada and industry support have developed the Alberta Biochar Initiative. The ABI is intended to develop and demonstrate technologies that...

Alberta Biochar Initiative (ABI) Ribbon Cutting 0

Alberta Biochar Initiative (ABI) Ribbon Cutting

Just a quick update with a photo from the event. Since the pivotal stakeholders workshop led by AITF in October 2011, ABI has been formally established and has demonstrated its capacity with two mobile...

Lost carbon? 0

Lost carbon?

I have come across a few news articles referring to research which is suggesting biochar applied to agricultural soils will act in the same fashion as char created from wild fires in forest areas....

Waste No More 0

Waste No More

Waste No More The challenge is simple, turn a type of waste into something useful. Nicole has found the perfect solution. Biochar! Join her as she learns all about the history, the process of...