Friday, July 30, 2010

Bio Char Part I

So this is interesting. Charcoal buried in the ground increases fertility and captures carbon from the atmosphere, reversing the process of climate change - sort of? Some say it is the world's only hope besides oceanic algae? Or something?

I've got to read through all of this stuff to make sense of it. In the meantime, here's what I am reading if you want to read along:

BioEnergy Lists: BioChar

Joyful Living Article on Terra Preta


Someone begs to differ

More links from Treehugger

Modern Gasification Pioneer

Even USA Today has an article about this

DYI Home scale power plant

1 comment:

  1. Heather --

    Done reading? :)

    I'm new to Chicago and would like to connect with folks working with biochar.