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With a better understanding of the climate benefits of cities, we can properly manage and invest in their resources.
For over a decade, scientists have argued that mycorrhizal fungi should be included in models of global carbon cycling, but they have struggled with exactly how to incorporate below-ground microbial processes into vegetation and carbon models. Scientists have historically referred to the processes occurring within the soil as a “black box.”
Whether you are a climate scientist or not, it’s interesting that global temperatures rose so quickly from 1970 to 2000, yet haven’t changed for the past 15 years. If all these nasty greenhouse gases are on the rise, why isn’t temperature also increasing?
On May 13, the Washington State legislature started its thirty-day special session, an addition to the 105 day “regular” session that ended last month. Unable to pass a budget during the regular session, the legislators are back at it after taking a couple of weeks to meet with constituents in their home districts. Let’s take a look at some of the key budget issues that Climate Solutions is following:
We’ve got to get busy on biocarbon, the second climate solution, globally restoring nature’s capacity to absorb CO2 from the air and store it in living soils, plants and trees.