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

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Beyond GDP

“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

Hazel Henderson, Editor“

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