Turning turds and trees into beautiful biochar

March 17, 2009

Alf has just had an encounter of the turd kind with biochar and found it isn’t a form of Chinese cuisine.

Fair enough, had he been paying attention to climate change and what’s being done to beat it, he probably would be well acquainted with biochar and how it can do good things for effluent.

But he hadn’t and he isn’t.

Not until now, when he happened to be browsing through the BBC’s news of the day and found himself being asked whether the hype about biochar is justified.

Because the hype had bypassed him, or somehow he had evaded it, he didn’t know. So he read further and learned:
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