$1b plan to save Great Barrier Reef will fail without climate change action, expert says
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$1b plan to save Great Barrier Reef will fail without climate change action, expert says

The Morrison government's funding commitment has been criticised by a scientist who says it will mean nothing if global carbon emissions are not reduced.

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Ashley Watt, who owns a 75,000-acre ranch in the Permian Basin, is helping bankroll a substantial TV ad buy in the final two weeks before Stogner faces the Railroad Commission’s chair, Wayne Christian, in the runoff.
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Reanalyzing seaweed ecosystems’ role as carbon sinks

Researchers argue carbon offset hopefuls have jumped the gun in touting seaweed’s carbon-sucking potential.

Coalition lobbies Congress to spur regenerative agriculture

A newly formed coalition is pushing to ensure that the 2023 farm bill focuses on regenerative agriculture, a practice that advocates say improves soil health, reduces harmful emissions and transfor…

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Fast-moving droughts are developing more and more quickly as climate change pushes temperatures to new extremes.

Soil is a finite resource and a program helps farmers prevent erosion

Agriculture in the U.S. accounts for 10% of the country's greenhouse gas emissions. And yet, polls show most traditional farmers don't believe they contribute to climate change.

Food insecurity haunts the debates at the COP15 on desertification

In Africa, where agriculture employs about 60% of the working population according to the World Bank, the risks of food insecurity are increasingly worrying.

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