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Carbon Farming in the World: August news from around the world selected for you by C-FARMs project

The LIFE C-FARMs project has selected these news, coming from all over the world, which explain several examples of good climate practices, the sustainable line of agriculture drawn in some countries and the role of carbon farming practices.

From the prestigious New York Times an article on how, in New Zealand, some farms are making money not from their timber, but from the carbon the trees will absorb from the atmosphere. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/11/business/new-zealand-carbon-farming.html

Bruno Basso, ecosystems scientist at Michigan State University, writes what is carbon farming and why it can slow global warming. In this article on StartupItalia, the magazine of Italian innovation and startups, writes Bruno Basso – carbon farming is not a specific practice, nor as a sum of practices, but rather as a system approach – and specifies that – carbon farming will undoubtedly shape the future of agriculture.

https://startupitalia.eu/67397-20220725-carbon-farming-e-tecnologia-alleati-del-clima-su-startupitalia-bruno-basso

Inside the carbon farming practices. A sustaniable story of how no-till and cover crops reduce energy inputs, help us against climate change and create profit for farms. You can read in this article: https://wlds.com/chapin-farmer-taking-part-in-carbon-farming-market/

There can be no management without knowledge, and there is no knowledge without measurement. The ARCZero project presents a tool that measures carbon emissions, but also breaks it into the three constituent gases: Carbon dioxide, Methane and Nitrous Oxide. In this article is reported an important study on emissions calculations as a basic tool for the purpose of planning positive practices for the climate. 

The Inflation Reduction Act, new U.S. law signed into law on 16th august, gives more than $25 billion to expand and safeguard forests and promote farming practices thought to be climate friendly, obviously including the practice of carbon farming.

https://www.science.org/content/article/can-farmers-fight-climate-change-new-u-s-law-gives-them-billions-try

What do they have in common: Supplementing feed for cows with algae, a methane digester and spreading the compost on the ground? They are all practices adopted by a farm in the US to reduce their carbon footprint. 

This testimony is reported in this article in the historic newspaper San Francisco Examiner, who won numerous awards, including two Pulitzer Prizes.

Supermarkets that store carbon, science fiction or sustainable practice? In this article presented by the World Economic Forum, an american historical Forum for International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation, presents how the food industry can decarbonize offering a sustainable daily option of environmentally conscious food.

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2022/08/carbon-neutral-eggs-climate-food/

Carbon farming: a practice against climate change that is also invested in at the Ohio State University. Different carbon farming practices will be tested in the field and measured in a scientific way. This is the news published on 29th august on India education diary, the first complete portal on the state of education in India.

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