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"Here's permaculture thinking in action - carbon sequestration, environmental restoration, food stability, & economics - with a foundation of hope for the future." -Permaculture Magazine article share

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Food Climate Research Network (FCRN) "The artificial meat and plant-based scenarios achieved the greatest land use and GHG reductions and the greatest carbon sequestration potential."

from the Guardian

The incredible plan to make money grow on trees

The long read: One of the most cutting-edge projects to tackle climate change is being pioneered in one of the most remote, undeveloped countries on earth. Does it have any hope of succeeding?

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A must read book for anyone seeking serious solutions, not only for carbon sequestration, but for poverty in the South, health and the loss of biodiversity all over the world.

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.

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Commentary: Healing the planet through photosynthesis and carbon sequestration | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

from the Guardian

We need regenerative farming, not geoengineering

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?

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