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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
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
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
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
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
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
Poor land use is increasing erosion, nutrient depletion and other threats. But sustainable practices and technologies can reverse this trend.
September 6, 2019 by David Montgomery
If 2020 is about ending deforestation, 2030 must be about eliminating indiscriminate conversion of land for agricultural purposes.
August 15, 2019 by Melissa Ho
The five countries with the largest potential are Brazil, Indonesia, India, Madagascar and Colombia.
August 2, 2019 by Robin Chazdon
New marketplace will reward outcomes enabled by regenerative agriculture, not specific practices.
June 13, 2019 by Meg Wilcox
Climate doom and gloom is real — but so are hope and opportunities.
March 28, 2019 by Shana Rappaport
Deforestation is growing, and the fight against it is grabbing public attention. Here's the full story.
March 8, 2019 by Steve Zwick
General Mills and Patagonia are among the companies to watch attending to soil health in their supply chains.
February 25, 2019 by Holly Secon
The legislation sows the seeds for monetizing a new agricultural product, carbon capture and storage.
December 17, 2018 by Nicole Lederer