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Leading the Soil Carbon Revolution
Why is there more carbon in soil than in the atmosphere and all plants combined? Johannes Lehmann turns soil science on its head with the answer.

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Johannes Lehmann holds biochar. Photo: Allison Usavage

New soil models may ease atmospheric CO2, climate change

In an article published July 27 in Nature Geoscience, Cornell’s Johannes Lehmann and others wrote that scientists should develop new models that more accurately reflect the carbon-storage processes beneath our feet, in order to effectively draw down atmospheric carbon dioxide.

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