Wednesday, June 08, 2011

G Magazine takes Carbon farming to the City

Instant Expert: Carbon farming

A growing solution to greenhouse gases

What’s a carbon farm?

Any farm can become a carbon farm by working to prevent the release of carbon dioxide (and other greenhouse gases) into the atmosphere.

“A carbon farm is a farm that is run with an objective of not only growing food and fibre, but of growing carbon [capture] and reducing emissions.

We like to think of it as a carbon positive business entity,” says Michael Kiely, farmer and director of Carbon Farmers of Australia (CFA), who has been campaigning for soil carbon trading since 2005.

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