Transitioning to organic regenerative agriculture practices ‘offers the best, and perhaps our only, hope for averting a global warming disaster.
By Deirdre Fulton, staff writer for Common Dreams. Published 12-24-2015
A critical tool in the fight against global warming is right below our feet.
So where is this “shovel-ready solution” amid all the talk of climate fixes in the wake of the COP21 summit in Paris?
An Associated Press article published Thursday, for example, professes to outline “methods to achieve negative emissions,” wherein humans remove more greenhouse gases from the atmosphere than they put in it. The AP quotes scientists who say “it’s clear” that the goals laid out in Paris “cannot be reached without negative emissions in the future, because the atmosphere is filling up with greenhouse gases so fast that it may already be too late to keep the temperature rise below 1.5 degrees C.” Continue reading