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Miracle Biochar….Why they, ( Governments & Investors ) don’t want to do it ??

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Biochar: …..The Oldest New Thing You’ve Never Heard Of: Wae Nelson at TEDxOrlando

Wae Nelson was employed as a mechanical engineer in the aerospace and defense industries for many years, working both as a designer and as a manager in manufacturing. Now he publishes the magazine beloved by local gardeners, Florida Gardening, and pursues his passion for biochar — a diy, scalable technique to both improve horticultural yields and sequester carbon simultaneously.

Story at-a-glance.

  • Biochar is created by slowly heating biomass (wood and other plant materials) in a low-oxygen environment, such as a kiln, until everything but the carbon is burned off and then putting it into the ground

  • Biochar can help reverse rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere; improve overall soil quality, and raise soil’s water retention ability. It may also help “filter” toxic chemicals in the soil

  • Adding biochar to just 10 percent of the world’s croplands would…

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2 responses

  1. Biochar is amazing stuff. You can easily make it with a simple set-up and we have a local guy who is incredibly passionate about making it and harnessing it’s potential for both the soil and for energy production. Awesome stuff and empowering as well.

    October 12, 2013 at 6:05 pm

    • Agree with you, but go tell these poli-birroc-rats. 😉

      October 15, 2013 at 4:28 am

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