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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
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
Projects succeed when locals have the right decision-making power, skills and incentives to protect their forests.
February 6, 2020 by Jan Cassin
It will take concerted action on the part of both public and private actors.
February 5, 2020 by Jad Daley
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
New marketplace will reward outcomes enabled by regenerative agriculture, not specific practices.
June 13, 2019 by Meg Wilcox
Deforestation is growing, and the fight against it is grabbing public attention. Here's the full story.
March 8, 2019 by Steve Zwick