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Saturday, March 06, 2010
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Exploring Sustainable Biochar Production, Public Presentation

Exploring Sustainable Biochar Production:Potential Benefits for Energy, Climate, and AgricultureSat. March 6th, 7:30pmFirst Unitarian Fellowship of Cleveland21600 Shaker Blvd, Shaker HeightsBiochar is a carbon rich compound created through the incomplete combustion of biomass. Many scientists believe that it may play an important role in mitigating climate shange, alleviating food insecurity and increasing renewable energy alternatives. Could an ancient technology developed by Ameri-Indians help solve some of the most pressing challenges facing humanity, or will its costs outweigh its benefits?Ryan D. Hottle: is a PhD student at The Ohio State University studying biochar at the Carbon Management and Sequestration Center. He is also the founder of BiocharFarms.org, a website with information on the sustainable use of biochar. www.biocharfarms.orgThis presentation is brought to you by the 2010 NE Ohio Permaculture Design Course, www.neohiopdc.wordpress.comExploring Sustainable Biochar Production:Potential Benefits for Energy, Climate, and AgricultureSat. March 6th, 7:30pmFirst Unitarian Fellowship of Cleveland21600 Shaker Blvd, Shaker HeightsBiochar is a carbon rich compound created through the incomplete combustion of biomass. Many scientists believe that it may play an important role in mitigating climate shange, alleviating food insecurity and increasing renewable energy alternatives. Could an ancient technology developed by Ameri-Indians help solve some of the most pressing challenges facing humanity, or will its costs outweigh its benefits?Ryan D. Hottle: is a PhD student at The Ohio State University studying biochar at the Carbon Management and Sequestration Center. He is also the founder of BiocharFarms.org, a website with information on the sustainable use of biochar. www.biocharfarms.orgThis presentation is brought to you by the 2010 NE Ohio Permaculture Design Course, www.neohiopdc.wordpress.com

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