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Edmonton non-profit funds forest creation for natural carbon capture in Alberta

Project Forest planting crew

Treetime Services planting crew work to reforest a pipeline right of way in Northeast Alberta near Lac La Biche. Photo credit: Supplied by Project Forest
Treetime Services planting crew work to reforest a pipeline right of way in Northeast Alberta near Lac La Biche. Photo credit: Supplied by Project Forest
Treetime Services planting crew work to reforest a pipeline right of way in Northeast Alberta near Lac La Biche. Photo credit: Supplied by Project Forest

EDMONTON, Oct. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — It’s been proven that forests capture carbon naturally—they literally suck. And one Alberta non-profit, run by a team of passionate silviculturists, wants to harness that power for good by creating opportunities to rewild local landscapes close to home. 

“Forests are arguably the most cost-effective means of capturing atmospheric carbon,” says Mike Toffan, General Manager of Reclamation and Forestry for Tree Time Services and founder of Project Forest. “They clean the air and water, support animal habitat and provide us with a natural playground.”

While there are a number of

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ExxonMobil Expands Agreement with Global Thermostat, Sees Promise in Direct Air Capture Technology

  • Joint development effort advances breakthrough technology and ways to bring it to scale

  • Technology removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

  • Direct air capture technology recognized as an important tool to achieve negative emissions

ExxonMobil and Global Thermostat have expanded their joint development agreement following 12 months of technical evaluation to determine the feasibility and potential scalability of Global Thermostat’s technology that captures carbon dioxide (CO2) directly from the air.

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“ExxonMobil’s scientists continue to research technology options aimed at reducing emissions at scale, which are key to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement,” said Vijay Swarup, vice president of research and development for ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company. “Our work with Global Thermostat has shown promising signs in the development of direct air capture technologies that could be brought to scale. We look forward to seeing how

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The Zenfone 7 Pro is the best phone for slow-motion video capture

Asus Zenfone 7 Pro rear camera creeping shot

Slow-motion video, when done right, can be awesome. The Asus Zenfone 7 Pro understands just how awesome slo-mo video can be.

Up until the past decade, capturing slow-motion video required large, heavy, and expensive cameras. However, smartphones have had slow-motion capabilities for a few years. Heck, some recent Huawei devices can shoot 7680fps video — albeit with a hefty quality drop. The caveat is that as frame rates rise, quality usually falls. This drop in quality can come in many forms — resolution, reduced field of view, frame interpolation, and high compression.

A typical smartphone can shoot 720p slow-motion at 120fps. A flagship may be able to shoot 1080p at 240fps, and 720p at 960fps. If you want to shoot Ultra HD 4K, you’re normally stuck with 60fps, even on the highest-end smartphones.

The Zenfone 7 Pro can shoot 4K video at up to 120fps — and it’s awesome.

Our

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