Top Story: As climate change hits Florida agriculture, could the future be ‘carbon farming’?

“This story from Florida Trend and the Miami Herald helps focus on the best ways of capturing CO2 from the atmosphere to keep global temperature below 1.5 – 2 degrees Celsius: Shows how soil is the best place to store carbon, while renewing and enriching our soils, so it makes sense to pay farmers for this service, as we also explain in our Green Transition Scoreboard  report: “ CAPTURING CO2 WHILE IMPROVING HUMAN NUTRITION & HEALTH”  and companion video at www.ethicalmarkets.com.

Hazel Henderson, Editor“

As climate change hits Florida agriculture, could the future be ‘carbon farming’?

While most residents can simply turn up the AC, there is one powerful group in Florida that can’t afford to ignore troubling changes in temperature and rainfall patterns across the state: farmers.

 

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