How Carbon Farming Could Reverse Climate Change

Posted on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 by

As the climate crisis heats up, agriculture is in the hot seat, not only as a contributor to climate change, but also as a potential solution. Eric Toensmeier has spent the last several years tracking both. A lecturer at Yale University, a senior fellow with Project Drawdown, and the author of several books […]

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Saving the World from Catastrophic Climate Change

Posted on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 by

This article was written for Regeneration International, a project of the Organic Consumers Association, by Courtney White to explain how the latest soil science supports France’s 4 per 1000 Initiative: Soils for Food Security and Climate. One of the most significant events at the recent UN climate summit in Paris went largely unnoticed. We […]

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Carbon farming: What is it, and how can it help the climate?

Posted on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 by

An ear of corn, swaying gently before a stand of apple trees. A cow chewing slowly on clover. They’re probably not what you think of when you imagine solutions to climate change. But perhaps their time has come. Salamander Springs farm in Berea, Ky., uses carbon-farming techniques to improve soil health and capture carbon. (Credit: […]

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The Farm That Grows Climate Solutions

Posted on Thursday, January 26th, 2017 by

The following is adapted from The Carbon Farming Solution: A Global Toolkit of Perennial Crops and Regenerative Agriculture Practices for Climate Change Mitigation and Food Security by Eric Toensmeier (2016). The book introduces the concept of carbon farming, explains how it can help mitigate climate change, and explores strategies for adoption around the world. Published […]

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One Hundred Thousand Beating Hearts

Posted on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 by

Excellent Carbon Farming short film from Project Drawdown board member Peter Byck Newest short film in the Carbon Nation: Soil Carbon Cowboys series. Will Harris, owner of White Oak Pastures, tells us his evolution from industrial to regenerative farmer.

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How Carbon Farming Could Reverse Climate Change

Posted on Thursday, March 24th, 2016 by

Eric Toensmeier’s new book explores carbon sequestration through carbon farming as a way to cool a warming planet. As the climate crisis heats up, agriculture is in the hot seat, not only as a contributor to climate change, but also as a potential solution. Eric Toensmeier has spent the last several years tracking both. […]

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