Al Gore Update

Al Gore Update

by James Sauer December 15, 2017

Gore's book Our Choice pointed out some ways in which the climate change problem might be solved, with biochar being one piece of the puzzle.


Can Biochar Have Sex?

Can Biochar Have Sex?

by James Sauer June 30, 2016

Is biochar doing something under the covers (of soil) that we don’t know about? Maybe, as in Vegas, what biochar does underground stays underground? We just gotta ask—is biochar getting freaky down there?

Climate Change is no Laughing Matter! … Just Kidding

Climate Change is no Laughing Matter! … Just Kidding

by James Sauer May 23, 2016

In a mock-PSA made for the show, the scientists tell us straight-up: “we’re not f***ing with you!”


Composting at Home with Biochar

Composting at Home with Biochar

by James Sauer April 22, 2016

Here at ASCO2, we see household composting as a simple, everyday, effective way for you to turn a couple shades greener!  In this post, I will also explain how combining biochar with compost optimizes the practice.

The Magic of Pyrolysis

The Magic of Pyrolysis

by James Sauer March 19, 2016

We owe the existence of biochar to the incredible chemical process called pyrolysis. The word pyrolysis comes from the Greek terms “pyro” meaning “fire,” and “lysis” meaning “separation.”