Farming – Carbon Farming


Key to Speeding Up Carbon Sequestration Discovered

Source: m.phys.org Published: July 17, 2017 Scanning electron microscopy image of calcite. Credit: Adam Subhas/Caltech by California Institute of Technology Scientists at Caltech and USC have discovered a way to speed up the slow part of the chemical reaction that...

Peatlands Are 2nd Only to Oceans in The Amount of Carbon They Store

Source: drawdown.org Published: July 25, 2017 Peatlands: Although they cover just 3% of earth’s land area, they are 2nd only to oceans in the amount of carbon they store. Peatlands, also known as bogs or mires, are neither solid ground nor water but something in...

The Farm That Grows Climate Solutions

Source: greenbiz.com Published: March 26, 2016 Shutterstock By Eric Toensmeier The following originally appeared on Ensia, and is adapted from “The Carbon Farming Solution: A Global Toolkit of Perennial Crops and Regenerative Agriculture Practices for Climate...

6 States Tapping into the Benefits of Carbon Farming

Source: ecowatch.com Published: July 12, 2017 Cally McDougall, Studio Hill Center for Food Safety’s Soil Solutions By Diana Donlon A handful of states around the country have begun to recognize the importance of carbon farming as an expedient tool to...

How Algae Can Help Sweden Eliminate Carbon Emissions

Source: ecowatch.com Published: June 25, 2017 Flickr / Michael Basial Global Citizen By Avery Friedman Algae is often considered a nuisance, but for Sweden, the rapidly growing sea plant is now an asset. As the Scandinavian country works to cut all of its greenhouse...

British Forest Pumped Full of CO2 To Test Tree Absorption

Source: Unknown Published: June 21, 2017 These huge arrays are pumping out carbon dioxide – the main man-made greenhouse gas. But this isn’t an industrial plant; it’s a science experiment. The ten year study wants to find out what effect rising CO2 has on a mature...

California’s Grand Plan to Fight Climate Change on the Farm

Source: civileats.com Published: February 2, 2016 California lawmakers move toward paying farmers to adopt climate-smart practices. BY ARIANA REGUZZONI  |  Agroecology, Climate While El Niño rains have brought some relief to drought-stricken California, Governor Jerry...

World’s First Commercial Carbon-Sucking Plant Goes Live in Zurich

Source: inhabitat.com Published: May 31, 2017 by Lacy Cooke Carbon capture is essential to the fight against climate change and keeping temperatures below a two-degree-Celsius increase, according to Swiss-based Climeworks. For a few years now they’ve been working on...