Study: Protecting Peatlands, Managing Grasslands & Soil Erosion Better, & Planting Forests Could Account For…

The protection of carbon-storing peatlands, the better management of soil erosion problems and the world’s grasslands, and the planting of forests where appropriate would account for around 37% of all of the actions needed by 2030 as per the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement, according to a new study published in the journal The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Forest “Carbon Farms” More Profitable Than Raising Cattle

Multinational researchers this week divulged the results of a study of Colombia’s western Andes, one of the world’s most threatened ecosystems, that confirmed that letting cattle land regrow as forest “carbon farms” could remove significant amounts of carbon dioxide from earth’s atmosphere without damaging local economies. Environmental scientists have focused … [continued]