Dozens of Nations Back Regenerative Farming Initiative That Can Help Solve Global Warming

December 28, 2015 at 12:22 pm Leave a comment

seedlingFrance, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, the U.K., Germany and Mexico are among more than two dozen countries that have signed on to an agreement that one day may be recognized as the most significant climate initiative in history.

France’s 4/1000 Initiative: Soils for Food Security and Climate puts regenerative food and farming front and center in the climate solutions conversation. This is why the Organic Consumers Association, its Mexico affiliate Via Organica, IFOAM Organics International and more than 50 other activist allies across the globe have signed on in support of the Initiative.

…the French government launched the 4/1000 Initiative which, distilled to simplest terms, says this: If, on a global scale, we increase the soil carbon content of the soil by .04 percent each year for the next 25 years, we can draw down a critical mass of excess carbon from the atmosphere and begin to reverse global warming.

Is the French initiative realistic?

Read Dozens of Nations Back Regenerative Farming Initiative That Can Help Solve Global Warming by Katherine Paul and Ronnie Cummins at Alternet.

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Entry filed under: Carbon_Emissions, Climate, Food.

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