Former U.S. Forest Supervisor Discusses “Biochar” as Possible Carbon-Negative Energy Source for Montana’s Renewable Energy Future

Interview Second in Three-Part Podcast Series on Energy Economy in the Rocky Mountain West
Sep 20, 2011 11:30 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Boston, MA - September 20, 2011 - Ceres launched its second episode in a three-part podcast series exploring Montana’s clean energy future. The episode features Gloria Flora, former U.S. Forest supervisor and founder and director of Sustainable Obtainable Solutions, an organization dedicated to the sustainability of public lands. 

Listen to the podcast here:   In the second episode of our series on Montana’s energy future, Flora maps out Montana’s clean energy future and explains how “biochar,” a possible carbon-negative energy source, can play a role. The U.S. Biochar Initiative, has been working to promote the sustainable production of biochar – a fine-grained charcoal – through research, policy and technology.   The first of our three part podcast series on Montana’s energy future featured Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer (listen here). Stay tuned for the third episode featuring Tom Darin, Western representative for the American Wind Energy Association.   To listen to episodes, visit and subscribe to the Ceres Sustainability Podcast on iTunes ( About Ceres Ceres leads a national coalition of major investors, environmental organizations and other public interest groups working with companies to address sustainability challenges such as global climate change and water scarcity. Its mission is integrating sustainability into day-to-day business practices for the health of the planet and its people.   About the Ceres Sustainability Podcast The Ceres Sustainability Podcast is an ongoing conversation with investors, corporations, policy makers and public interest groups about how they are adapting business strategies and financial markets to address the risks and opportunities of climate change and other sustainability issues.   Listen to all episodes at,and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes at

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