Growing forests remove CO2 from the atmosphere, mitigating the global warming problem brought on by fossil fuel combustion.
We need to think of leaves as a resource and not a waste product.
The history of lead pollution is the opening chapter in the history of human impacts on global biogeochemistry.
Plugging the leaks of methane from gas wells and the gas pipelines that crisscross our country is probably the easiest, most effective, and straightforward way to curtail the rise of methane in the atmosphere
Biochar (formerly known as charcoal) has attracted a lot of recent attention, owing to increasing interest in carbon sequestration in soils for greenhouse gas mitigation.
It is worth reflecting on how trees contribute to our lives—beyond their role as a source of wood and paper. Should we preserve trees?