Courtney White advocates positive thinking as the basis for all his Earth restoration work. He believes that we can weave together carbon sequestration, environmental restoration, food stability, and economics with a running theme of hope, abundance and opportunity.
Research project with rock dust and biochar at New Harmony Farm in West Newbury, MA. Ground rock powder weathers slowly, adding minerals to the soil over time. Resulting in a healthier and stronger plant. Compost is commonly used as another way of adding nutrients to the soil through degradation of organic materials and breaks down more quickly than rock dust. Biochar is known to have positive effects on soils with low fertility, slowing leaching of nutrients through the soil.
The World Land trust protects forests, and allows people to offset their carbon emissions - something that is controversial amongst some environmentalists. The World Land Trust's answers to frequently asked questions are here, including "Is climate change really happening?" and "what is offsetting?" And do you know what carbon sequestration is?