The emission of carbon dioxide from the production of cement current accounts for about 5% of the total annual industrial emissions of CO2.
Trees remove a lot of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere
In a full planet isolationism is not relevant.
Nearly all nitrogen pollution stems from agriculture, which strives to feed more than 7 billion of us with low-cost abundance.
If [carbonyl sulfide shows that] photosynthesis has increased, that removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, potentially mitigating climate change.
[We need] a report card that grades plant production, soil organic matter, biodiversity and nutrient balance against our best measures of what they would be in a world without humans.
Potassium…. may emerge as problematic…. as large areas of highly weathered tropical soils….are converted to agriculture.
Flooding can convert soils from a methane sink to a methane source to the atmosphere
EPA is recommending abandonment of the Clean Water Rule, despite the plethora of science showing the value of small wetlands to wildlife and water quality.