Can we pay farmers to store carbon emissions in their fields?

Climate Economy

Can we pay farmers to store carbon emissions in their fields?

Modern agriculture releases carbon into the air. But a new generation of startups is paying farmers to put it back into the ground. Simply cutting CO2 emissions is not enough, says the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. To slow global warming, we need to actually remove carbon from the sky. But how? But as companies turn to the latest carbon-capture technologies, one low-tech solution has been gaining ground: Carbon farming, or regenerative agriculture, an approach rooted in millennia-old techniques that can pull carbon from the air and put…

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