World first soil carbon project a giant leap for humankind

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The Grounds Keeping Project sequestered 11t CO2-e/ha on farm land between baseline and second round soil sampling over a period of 1 year. This level of sequestration is equivalent to what might be expected from an environmental plantings project in the same region. Furthermore, it is not taking land out of food production, meaning it is agriculture plus carbon which avoids potential adverse land use changes.

‘Not only will these soil carbon credits be the first to count towards Australia’s national targets under The Paris Agreement, but they are the first soil credits worldwide to be eligible under Paris’, said project facilitator, Matthew Warnken….

An excerpt from Leonardo Dicaprio