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Viewing posts from December, 2008

What's your Earth IQ?

Posted by Peter Donovan 12 years, 10 months ago

Help spread the word on the soil carbon opportunity! To the majority of people, even those very concerned about climate change, water shortages, human health, and biodiversity loss, the role of soil organic matter is unknown. The Flash widget below is an invitation to begin learning more.


Posted by Peter Donovan 12 years, 10 months ago

Here is a logo for the Soil Carbon Coalition. Click it to play it again. The UNanimated version (for most use) will be the final state of the animation.

Turning air into dirt: Using atmospheric carbon and solar energy to grow the water-holding soils that can feed the world

Posted by Peter Donovan 12 years, 10 months ago

Our best opportunity for an effective, near-term, and broadly inclusive strategy to address climate change lies beneath our feet. The soil contains more carbon than the atmosphere and forests combined. Though human actions and decisions control them, these enormous flows of carbon in and out of the soil are invisible, and largely outside our awareness and intention.