Illustration: Tillage oxygenates soil, stimulating microbial decomposition of OM, releasing stored carbon as CO2.

 

Assemblywoman Didi Barrett proposes carbon farming pilot program in New York.

Carbon farming is “mother nature’s way of geoengineering a solution to climate change,” said David Wolfe, New York Soil Health program lead.

“Studies globally and in the U.S. indicate that as much as a quarter to a third of our current human emissions of greenhouse gases could be compensated for by what mother nature could do.”

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