Definition of biochar in English:

biochar

Line breaks: bio|char
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪəʊtʃɑː
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • Charcoal produced from plant matter and stored in the soil as a means of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
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    • Three activities - no-till agriculture, biochar and more intensified livestock farming with reduced methane emissions - are likely to benefit from increased funding.
    • From there, you can try to develop carbon abatement schemes (like planting trees and using biochar).
    • But turn the trash into biochar and experts say harmful carbon dioxides are sealed in, not released into the atmosphere.

Origin

1990s: blend of biomass and charcoal.

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