Biochar In Your Backyard: Regional Resources and Lessons From the Biochar and Carbon Farming Workshop

Biochar In Your Backyard: Regional Resources and Lessons From the Biochar and Carbon Farming Workshop

by James Sauer May 27, 2017

Together, we can really start a movement to help our soils and our planet--right in our own backyards. 


Sequestering CO2 and the Role of Biochar

Sequestering CO2 and the Role of Biochar

by James Sauer March 23, 2017

CO2 is getting a bad rap and all anybody wants to do is get rid of it somehow or some way.  In this post we look at what is being done, and what can be done to solve the problem.

New Video "Using Your BioCharlie"

New Video "Using Your BioCharlie"

by James Sauer December 02, 2016

If a picture tells a thousand words then maybe a video tells a million.

The Politics of Climate Change -How to Handle Climate Change Deniers

The Politics of Climate Change -How to Handle Climate Change Deniers

by James Sauer September 30, 2016

Most people reading this have probably found themselves in a similar sticky situation: talking to a buddy or loved one about climate change, and finding out they have a completely conflicting belief about the issue.

Comparing Plants with Biochar Vs Plants Without

Comparing Plants with Biochar Vs Plants Without

by James Sauer August 14, 2016

The photographs speak for themselves. We started to note a difference in the growth of the plants just a week or two after planting--the ones with biochar were winning the contest with ease.

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?

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.”