Friday, June 9, 2017

GHG credits

Delta poised to become massive carbon bank for state

One solution to potential saltwater intrusion is to simply allow the islands to flood again gradually, transforming them back into wetlands. STEVE ZWICK / YouTube

Water Deeply

Water Deeply

A newly certified carbon trading protocol could help solve a number of problems in the West's largest estuary, including flood risk, water pollution, habitat loss and threats to a critical freshwater supply. This means wetland restoration in the Delta (and other coastal areas) can generate money by selling greenhouse gas credits to polluting industries.

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An integrated approach to campus water policies

University Business

Every school needs a reliable water supply — no matter the climate — yet it is often the most overlooked aspect of facilities management. But many institutions have already gotten their feet wet by developing formal sustainability plans detailing campus water management policies.

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Study: Floodplain farm fields aid juvenile salmon

Phys.org

A new study offers a beacon of hope for a cease-fire in the Golden State's water wars. The study provides further evidence that Central Valley farm fields that remain in active agricultural production can have environmental benefits for the state's salmon populations.

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