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Biochar's Climate Benefits: Carbon Capture & Soil Enrichment



  Nov 08, 2023

Climate Benefits of Biochar



Biochar’s Role in Climate Action:

Climate Mitigation: Biochar, created from organic waste like crop residues, has the capacity to capture atmospheric CO2, aiding in climate change mitigation.

Soil Health: It also contributes to improving soil fertility and can enhance plant growth, with the carbon sequestration effect lasting for hundreds of years.

Potential for Greenhouse Gas Reduction:

Long-term Stability: A substantial portion of this sequestered carbon would remain in the soil over a century, offsetting a major fraction of agricultural emissions.

Global Biochar Production Outlook:

Sustainable Practices: Accounting for sustainable harvesting and alternative uses of crop residues, biochar production still presents a considerable opportunity for carbon capture.

Biochar stands out as a promising tool for reducing excess atmospheric CO2 while simultaneously enriching soil health, representing a synergy between agricultural advancement and climate change mitigation strategies.

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