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Across the 48 states of the continental U.S., there is enough land to plant forests that could sequester the equivalent of about 5 percent of the greenhouse gases the country emitted in 2019.
March 29, 2021 by Mike Gaworecki
Keeping trees in the ground where they are already growing is an effective low-tech way to slow climate change.
March 23, 2021 by Beverly Law
To fix fashion’s sustainability problem, we need a little less conversation and a little more action
Sponsored: The industry is on the verge of a climate revolution, but progress is getting bogged down by semantics and distracted by low-hanging fruit.
March 15, 2021 by Angela Adams
Plus, we dig into the debate over soil carbon credits related to regenerative agriculture.
February 26, 2021 by Heather Clancy
Can farmland soils deliver the climate benefits we all hope they can?
February 26, 2021 by Jim Giles
President-elect Biden and leaders in the House and Senate have a chance to lead on climate change by standing up for forests.
December 30, 2020 by Alex Rudee
Overall, not a great year. For sustainability, not too bad.
December 28, 2020 by Holly Secon
Here's what to look out for when buying soil or forestry carbon credits to decide which is better for your business.
November 4, 2020 by Jesse Klein
While tree-planting events in parks or schoolyards make for great photo opps, we should devote far more time to acts of restoration and conservation.
October 22, 2020 by Heather Clancy
How to overcome common challenges with reaching beyond scopes 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions - to address scope 3 - and set meaningful science-based targets for climate.
September 21, 2020 by Cheryl Baldwin
Researchers are looking to kelp for help storing carbon dioxide far beneath the surface of the sea.
July 16, 2020 by Emma Bryce
Algae is said to be up to five times more effective at absorbing carbon than trees,
July 8, 2020 by Josh Bonifield
If not carefully designed or part of a broader carbon management plan, carbon offset projects can have the potential to negatively impact local communities and economies, and biodiversity and other natural resources.
June 16, 2020 by Julie Nash
A pilot in Iowa offers a glimpse into the future of carbon credit marketplaces.
June 15, 2020 by Heather Clancy
New research indicates that parts of the Amazon and other tropical forests are emitting more CO2 than they absorb. Some scientists are concerned about this development.
June 10, 2020 by Fred Pearce
Sponsored: Danone, General Mills, Barry Callebaut and Braskem accelerate climate action through nature-based solutions.
May 6, 2020 by Michèle Zollinger
There's an emerging market to pay farmers to store more carbon in the soil by using improved agricultural practices. But some scientists are questioning whether these efforts will actually help slow global warming.
April 16, 2020 by Gabriel Popkin
The benefits of protecting and restoring soil carbon go well beyond any one farm or any one year. But not enough people are taking these steps.
April 2, 2020 by Kiley Price
The ever-increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are squeezing out other nutrients that plant feeders — such as insects and people — need to thrive.
March 18, 2020 by Ellen Welti
Some researchers contend there is an opportunity for ecological restoration that could help fight climate change and stem the loss of biodiversity.
January 14, 2020 by Richard Conniff
That’s equivalent to about 10.3 million American football fields.
January 3, 2020 by Liberty Vittert
Sponsored: Companies are working with nature to reach their corporate carbon targets.
December 4, 2019 by Michèle Zollinger
New approaches, from CO2-sucking materials to regenerative agriculture, were in the spotlight at VERGE 19.
November 11, 2019 by RP Siegel
If 2020 is about ending deforestation, 2030 must be about eliminating indiscriminate conversion of land for agricultural purposes.
August 15, 2019 by Melissa Ho
A small-but-mighty group of consumer goods is offsetting their carbon emissions by sourcing materials from farms and ranches investing in these best practices.
July 19, 2019 by Jen Boynton