Want to get the latest EcoAgriculture Publications delivered right to your inbox? Sign up here.
Mitigating Climate Change Through Food and Land Use
Ecoagriculture Policy Focus No. 3
- Sara Scherr, EcoAgriculture Partners
- Sajal Sthapit, LI-BIRD
DateAugust 12, 2009
More than 30 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions arise from the land use sector. Thus, no strategy for mitigating global climate change can be complete or successful without reducing emissions from agriculture, forestry, and other land uses. Moreover, only land-based or “terrestrial” carbon sequestration offers the possibility today of large-scale removal of greenhouse gases […]