Four ways to tackle the climate and biodiversity crises simultaneously

Solve the climate and extinction crises together, or solve neither.

Mark Maslin, Professor of Earth System Science, UCL • conversation
June 30, 2021 ~8 min

To make agriculture more climate-friendly, carbon farming needs clear rules

Policymakers want to pay farmers for storing carbon in soil, but there are no uniform rules yet for measuring, reporting or verifying the results. Four scholars offer some ground rules.

Megan Machmuller, Research Scientist, Colorado State University • conversation
June 30, 2021 ~11 min

Young California ranchers are finding new ways to raise livestock and improve the land

A new generation of ranchers is exploring sustainable ways to raise cattle, sheep and goats in California. Some are grazing herds on fire-prone lands, reducing wildfire risks and improving soils.

Leslie Roche, Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist, University of California, Davis • conversation
Jan. 28, 2020 ~8 min