What does the CSIRO think? In addition to drawing down CO2 from the atmosphere, the CSIRO* lists these essential soil health benefits of increased soil carbon:
Improving SOM levels will help reverse deleterious consequences (above). Improvements to:
There is only one way to stall Global Warming during the 20+ years it will take to shift to renewable energy: use the plants, grasses and trees growing in the 5 billion hectares of farmland soil to extract CO2 from the air by photosynthesis. Help farmers make the change to Carbon Farming: Soil Carbon Credits Now!