This is a co-creation project that is both open source and open knowledge. It is based on work first done by Amanda Ravenhill & Hugh McLaughlin at CHAB Camp in 2010. In terms of the quality and quantity of biochar, and the cleanliness of the stack gases, this design is yielding the best balanced results [...]
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From: Political Science Degree blog by Phillip Donavan: 24 Aug, 2011 | Written by Writer | under Government, Politics When we speak of political systems, it’s difficult to determine what the most common types are. After all, many political systems are similar, or have similar roots. Many countries actually have republics of some kind — variants of democracy. [...]
Easy iCan in its safety can What can I do with some old cans? I can make a stove I can cook a meal I can make biochar I can be carbon negative I can change the world I live in That’s why these cans are called iCans Illustrated instructions for making the Easy iCan [...]
Description: This is an interdisciplinary activity for grades 9 – 12, revolving around use of biochar to mitigate climate change and promote sustainable agriculture / horticulture. It involves climate science, plant science, and chemistry. Advanced students will also encounter some elementary combustion science and thermodynamics, soil science, and botany. The activity includes hands-on construction and [...]
iCan, a pyrolytic TLUD stove, operating at 1000 degrees, using readily available materials Igniting inquiry into basic science An iCan is an easy to make, inexpensive, hands-on teaching tool for harvesting carbon formerly in the atmosphere. The harvested carbon is then relocated for appropriate environmental applications providing long term benefits. [...]