CARBON FARMING: HOW AGRICULTURE CAN BOTH FEED PEOPLE AND FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

by anderseditor· By Richard Lindsay Imagine “carbon emissions”, and what springs to mind? Most people tend to think of power stations belching out clouds of carbon dioxide or queues of vehicles burning up fossil fuels as they crawl, bumper-to-bumper, along congested urban roads. But in Britain and many other countries, carbon emissions have another source, one … Continue reading CARBON FARMING: HOW AGRICULTURE CAN BOTH FEED PEOPLE AND FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

Could carbon farming save our soils?

By: Tom Oder Sustainable agricultural practices add essential carbon to soil's organic matter, which could be key to reviving soil quality. Declining soil health could mean problems ahead as the world's population grows. (Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture/flickr) The world’s soils are in jeopardy. Some scientists think agricultural soils are in such serious decline that … Continue reading Could carbon farming save our soils?