09 Dec 2010: Report
Refilling the Carbon Sink:
Biochar’s Potential and Pitfalls
The idea of creating biochar by burning organic waste in oxygen-free chambers — and then burying it — is being touted as a way to cool the planet. But while it already is being produced on a small scale, biochar’s proponents and detractors are sharply divided over whether it can help slow global warming.
Refilling the Carbon Sink: Biochar’s Potential and Pitfalls by Dave Levitan: Yale Environment 360