Watch all four episodes of Biochar Bob in Costa Rica

Biochar Bob journeyed to Costa Rica to visit biochar-producing cookstoves which are making an impact in homes and soils across Costa Rica. These low-emission, high efficiency cookstoves can burn alternative fuels like farm waste or bamboo while simultaneously producing a biochar end-product. When biochar is applied to soils, it enhances its ability to hold water…


Webinar Slides and Presentation Audio Available on Proposed Revisions to the IBI Biochar Standards (Weathering, Post-Processing, and Sampling)

Click here to download the slides as a PDF: March 17, 2014 Webinar on Proposed Revisions to the IBI Biochar Standards (Weathering, Post-Processing, and Sampling). If you were unable to attend the webinar or would like to review the audio content of the presentation, you can listen to the full presentation at: **

Vote for Biochar Project in Kenya in Solution Search Contest: 18 days left to vote

Congratulations to the African Christian's Organization Network (ACON) who are 1 of 10 finalists in Solution Search's contest on Climate Change. ACON's work centers around using water hyacynth for biochar stoves in Kenya. You can vote once a day at: To read more about the contest, please see:  


USDA releases Science-Based Methods for Entity-Scale Quantification of Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks from Agriculture and Forestry Practices for public comment

The USDA Climate Change Program Office has released for public comment a new report that outlines a set of scientific methods for quantifying GHG emissions and carbon storage at the local farm, ranch or forest scale. Section is on the Potential of Biochar. Public comments accepted for the next 45 days. Link to page:…