Our Reading List & Sources

NamePublisherPublishing/Release DateSourceSummaryTag(s)Type
Secrets in the soil
April 5, 2017
Article
From the “Terra Preta de Indio” to the “Terra Preta do Gringo”: A History of Knowledge of the Amazonian Dark Earths
InTech Open
September 17, 2020
Book
What is biochar and what can it do for the environment?
Article
State of the scientific knowledge on properties and genesis of Anthropogenic Dark Earths in Central Amazonia (terra preta de Índio)
April 1, 2012
Academic Journal
Bioenergy and Carbon Capture and Storage
March 14, 2019
Resource
Terra Preta - papers
Academic Journal
Review of the stability of biochar in soils: predictability of O:C molar ratios
Academic Journal
Does biochar improve soil water retention? A systematic review and meta-analysis
Academic Journal
Does biochar deliver carbon-negative energy?
May 19, 2010
Video
Carbo Culture website
Carbo Culture
Website
The Carbon Cycle
NASA
June 16, 2011
Article
Biochar kiln | Make biochar at home
Earthly Biochar
Website
Driving CO2 emissions to zero (and beyond) with carbon capture, use, and storage
McKinsey
June 30, 2020
An investigation into the CCUS space, assessing the technologies and economics behind several CCUS scenarios over the next decade.
Carbon useCCSEconomics
Article
How supercharged plants could slow climate change
TED Talks
April 1, 2019
How we could genetically modify plants to make them better carbon sequesters
InnovationAgriculture
Video
Carbon Dioxide Removal Primer
Various authors
January 1, 2021
A summary of all things carbon dioxide removal related, written by several experts in the field. An invaluable resource, available as a book or freely available online.
Overview
Resource
Carbon180 Deep Dives
Carbon180
February 1, 2021
Three-page introductions to the key areas of carbon removal - forests, agriculture, DAC, carbon use and BECCS.
Carbon useBECCSDACAgricultureTrees
Resource
World's first BECCS facility
Carbon Brief
March 11, 2016
Assessing the scalability, pros and cons to BECCS plant in Illinois
Article
Carbon Capture and Storage: technically possible, but politically and economically a bad idea
Richard Jones
June 23, 2019
An argument outlining the perils of reliance on CCS technology to reach net zero emissions
CCSBECCSCriticism
Article
Carbon removal permanence calculator
Carbon Plan
December 9, 2020
This calculator estimates the upfront costs needed to make a temporary carbon removal strategy permanent over time, and allows comparisons with more permanent techniques.
Carbon cyclePermanenceEconomics
Resource