NOTE: We are undertaking major upgrades to our solutions pages, more soon!
Restoring ecosystems stores carbon and reverses climate change. There are a number of approaches applicable to different ecosystems, and we will be adding articles to this page as we go. All of these methods can show remarkable results.
Restoring Water Cycles to Cool the Biosphere. View the videos from our Fall 2015 conference at Tufts University and learn more about how easy, low-tech regeneration of local water cycles can reverse global warming and change the world.
Holistic Management and Planned Grazing. Grasslands and grazing animals co-evolved over 50 million years. Good management of grasslands and grazing animals the way nature does it – constantly moving in tight herds rather than confined by fences – restores biodiversity, healthy water cycles, cools the biosphere and provides food and fiber to millions of people.
Climate Restoration Solutions – Leave it to Beavers! – — learn how beavers can help restore wetlands, which have one of the greatest potentials to restore habitats and sequester carbon.
Climate Restoration Solutions – Soil Carbon Cowboys. An entertaining twelve-minute video that clearly explains how three ranchers moved away from chemically-based ranching to holistic management and dramatically increased the soil carbon content and water-holding capabilities of their pastures.
Healthy Soils Legislation. Report on Bio4Climate’s collaborations on building the foundation for regenerative land management into state law.
Biochar is a special charcoal product made from the slow burning of vegetable matter in a very low-oxygen environment to create almost pure carbon that, when buried in soils, provides many benefits for biodiversity and plant, soil health and human health. It stores carbon captured from the atmosphere for hundreds or thousands of years, thus addressing global warming. See How Biochar Helps the Soil.
Depaving unnecessary impervious surfaces for improved stormwater management, soil-carbon capture – and esthetics!
Depaving in an urban environment (Somerville, Massachusetts) to recreate healthy soils. Carbon dioxide, along with water, is the basic and primary building block of plants. Now that the asphalt is gone, all the carbon you see as leaves, flowers and roots is carbon that’s no longer polluting the atmosphere and causing a greenhouse effect.