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Plus, we dig into the debate over soil carbon credits related to regenerative agriculture.
February 26, 2021 by Heather Clancy
The grass has a bad rap in the U.S. as an invasive nuisance, but the plant can quickly sequester at least double the amount of carbon as a similar stand of trees.
February 3, 2021 by Audrey Gray
Business, NGOs, governments, academia, and community sectors must be involved to make effective system change.
January 22, 2021 by R. Bruce Hull
You can pay anything from a little to a lot in the quest to combat the climate crisis.
November 30, 2020 by Jesse Klein
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
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
Plus, how the COVID-19 pandemic could influence the quest for net-positive buildings.
June 5, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Focus less on what it’s called and more on what it describes.
May 29, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Our understanding of how carbon is stored in soil is far from complete.
May 29, 2020 by Jim Giles
Cost, volume potential, longevity and verifiability were among the key selection criteria.
May 28, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Sponsored: Danone, General Mills, Barry Callebaut and Braskem accelerate climate action through nature-based solutions.
May 6, 2020 by Michèle Zollinger
It’s not just about carbon removal, it’s about creating or preserving economic opportunities in rural communities.
April 30, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Coronavirus has caused unemployment to skyrocket. Tree restoration could be a cost-effective way to put Americans back to work.
April 28, 2020 by Alex Rudee
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 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
The corporate world has fallen for trees. But to be effective, the cost of offsetting CO2 emissions with the sequestration power of forests will have to go up. Are companies willing to pay?
February 10, 2020 by C.J. Clouse
Planting and protecting forests in remote areas of the world may be challenging. But another trend may help matters.
February 10, 2020 by Jim Giles
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: Buildings are the next frontier for carbon emissions reduction and businesses should leverage a holistic approach.
October 15, 2019 by Jon Guerster
Plus, why he thinks carbon offsets are ‘cheating.’
October 7, 2019 by Heather Clancy
Nearly a quarter of all the greenhouse gases emitted by man come from the way we manage our forests, farms and fields.
October 2, 2019 by Steve Zwick
Products made from embedded CO2, from soap to fuels to vodka, are great examples of the circular economy in action.
October 1, 2019 by Jim Giles