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Building Organic Agriculture into a Successor to the Kyoto Protocol

As international climate change negotiations and debate heats up, the Rodale Institute and the Swiss-German-Austrian Research Institute of Organic Agriculture have come out swinging to promote a global shift to organic agriculture as part of a successor to the Kyoto Protocol.

UN Launches Project to “Unlock Carbon Markets” for Farmers, Foresters, Conservationists

The UN and partners announced the launch of an international research project that aims to evaluate and assess the ability of soils and forest in nine developing countries to capture and store carbon, as well as provide a range of additional environmental, social and economic benefits. The project aims to open up nascent carbon markets to farmers, ranchers, foresters and conservationists around the world.

US Cap & Trade Could Boost ‘No-Till’ Agriculture

Farmers practicing ‘no-till’ agriculture could get a boost if the US establishes a national cap-and-trade emissions market, according to the Kansas Farm Bureau’s director of natural resources.