Thursday, September 04, 2008

World's Top Soil Carbon Scientist to address Carbon Farming Conference

Rattan Lal, director of Ohio State's Carbon Management and Sequestration Center and a professor with the School of Environment and Natural Resources, is the keynote speaker at the 2008 Carbon Farming Conference on 18th November. "Lal" as he is known, has authored more books and papers than any other living scientist on the subject. He helped establish the Chicago Climate Exchange soil trading system by giving expert advice on rates of sequestration in various climatic zones in US farm states. He is a strong supporter of the Carbon Coalition and is committed to the cause of soil carbon credits. He will address the conference on the subject of soil carbon's role in global food security.

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