Tagged: Carbonscape

Carbon News 28/10/14: oil drilling, honey and crowd-funding green coke - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Oct 29, 2014

Hunt for oil anchors govt’s environment plan The National Party is leading off its environmental package for its new term in power with plans to encourage more oil exploration — despite the burning of fossil fuels being the single biggest cause of climate change. Honey hits the jackpot for steep-land believer In 2010, Taranaki farmer […] … Read More

Random points of interest from NZBio, two - Stick

Peter Kerr Mar 25, 2011

A second lot of interesting points – you know, the ‘what did you learn’ answers you give to people. • Photonz Omega-3 EPA production by fermentation of micro algae set to provide second reliable source after fish oil. EPA plus … Continue reading → … Read More

New developments for two companies. - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Dec 13, 2010

We’ve frequently reported on the progress of NZ company Carbonscape (follow the Carbonscape tag) which makes charcoal using a microwave process. They’ve just announced what they describe as a world first in the production of the highly porous charcoal known as Activated Carbon (AC). “Using its patented continuous-flow microwave technology, Carbonscapeâ„¢ has produced high-grade and [...] … Read More

Biochar: looking better all the time - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Aug 05, 2010

Interesting biochar research is reported in a news release from the American Society of Agronomy.  An Australian research team has been testing the effects of biochar on nitrous oxide emission and nitrogen leaching from two different soil varieties. Their results are reported (no charge for this month) in the Journal of Environmental Quality. The study [...] … Read More

Carbonscape and the new Victorians - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Jan 02, 2010

Buried among the emails which accumulated while I was in hospital was one from Carbonscape, the NZ company working on biochar, drawing my attention to an article in the UK Sunday Times. It missed proper attention until I tidied up my inbox yesterday, but even a few weeks late I think it’s worth reporting, [...] … Read More