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Include biochar in ETS, urges top scientist

Friday 6 Mar 09 9:00am

World-renowned Australian scientist Professor Tim Flannery says that biochar technology – acknowledged as possibly our greatest chance of reducing atmospheric carbon – should be included in New Zealand’s emissions trading scheme.

Flannery – a leading science writer and thinker and an acclaimed environmentalist and explorer – hopes to talk to the New Zealand government this month about the potential of biochar technology.

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