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We live in a world that our questions create. Our small coalition is about asking better questions, and engaging more people in asking and answering. Much of our work involves supporting peer-to-peer learning networks, community science, and local groups seeking to grow a shared intelligence on the circle of life.

We do not support or engage in carbon trading, offsets, or credits. Soil carbon is important because of its leverage on water cycling, on the soil's ability to accept and retain water.

We have a strong desire, and plenty of tools and programs,
to carve the circle of life up into separate problems, which then camouflage it.
Can knowing and doing be reconnected?

Latest blog posts

Soil health principles

A very well-presented video by Cat Buxton of Sharon, Vermont on the soil health principles.

The trouble with carbon

Many states, including Oregon, have passed legislation with incentives for agricultural and forestry practices that ...

Monitoring solar energy

In working on, I continue to wonder what sort of visualizations of energy ...

Dave Chapman interviews me

Dave Chapman of the Real Organic movement interviewed me in February 2023.

Patterns for thinking

Reverting to the pen for this piece on carbon offsets and ecosystem services

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The shell game of carbon markets

Since the Soil Carbon Coalition began in 2008 I've sampled soils and measured soil ...

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