" />
Building a world of
resilient communities.

MAIN LIST

 

Climate solution: from air to soil


Tested in lion country in the African bush, Allan Savory is still in the top 11 for the $25 million dollar Virgin Earth Challenge to find a harmless way to remove carbon from the atmosphere. In Vermont, carbon farmer Abe Collins follows that lead. Then we hear how to create a functioning local food system - even in hard times. North Carolina county organizer Aaron Newton was recorded at ASPO 2011 in D.C. All this new agriculture can function in a super-low oil economy - but can we handle change?

Editorial Notes: See original article for more description of Alan Savory and his work. EB contributor Luane Todd writes:
Savory's findings are so very important for all of what we are trying to do, especially with respect to climate/CO2 issues. I quote the Alex Smith: "My thanks to Karl Thidemann for pushing me to learn about Savory and soil. Karl's been gently emailing me for years, telling me to look into it. It only took four or five years Karl! I just wasn't ready, or I'm a slow learner." This whole concept is so counter-intuitive that most of us who know it works are seriously marginalized. If readers will follow the suggested readings, they will have a better grasp of the concept. I particularly recommend the short paper by Savory cited ... A Global Strategy for Addressing Global Climate Change (PDF).
-BA

What do you think? Leave a comment below.

Sign up for regular Resilience bulletins direct to your email.

Take action!  

Find out more about Community Resilience. See our COMMUNITIES page
Start your own projects. See our RESOURCES page.
Help build resilience. DONATE NOW.

 

This is a community site and the discussion is moderated. The rules in brief: no personal abuse and no climate denial. Complete Guidelines.


Food Justice Truck Serves Up Fresh, Healthy Food to Asylum Seekers

A mobile fresh food market, the truck offers locally sourced fruits, …

The Dearth of Grass

Just three grass family plants – wheat, rice and maize – furnish …

Why Not Start Today: Backyard Carbon Sequestration Is Something Nearly Everyone Can Do

To make it simple as a crayon sketch, there are two ways to mitigate climate …

Mushrooms to the Rescue   

Tradd Cotter and his mushrooms are stepping up as pharmaceutical giants like …

From Concrete to Green: Urban Agriculture Initiative Seeks to Transform LA River into Ag Oasis

“How do we get into schools to help bring children up to be good …

Don’t jump to Rasher Conclusions. Pigs offer Bacon of Hope to Sustainable Food Systems

The access to local and sustainable pork tells a story of its own.

Two Peachy Economies

I cheer for the local food movement every chance I get, but I’m a …