An important solution to climate change may be coming soon to a kitchen near you. A new perennial grain called Kernza can capture and store carbon in its deep roots, all while also improving soil health. See how one Minnesota company is working with scientists and farmers to make Kernza a part of the foods we eat every day.
Coastal wetlands protect communities from storms and sea-level rise and support local economies. In California alone, they also capture carbon equal to the yearly emissions of over 10 million cars. That “blue carbon” is why conservation groups are looking to coastal wetland restoration as a prime opportunity to fight climate change.
By planting tree crops on their working lands, Iowa farmers Kathy Dice and Tom Wall have found a way to improve the resilience of their land and address climate change — all while improving their financial bottom line.
Planting trees can play a key role in addressing climate change by storing huge amounts of carbon — but reforestation requires seedlings, which are in short supply. See how Chelsea Morning Farm and its partners are working to solve this problem by growing climate-smart tree seedlings that can adapt and thrive in a changing climate.