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The biochar solution [electronic resource] : carbon farming and climate change / Albert Bates ; foreword by Vandana Shiva.

Author/Creator:
Bates, Albert K., 1947-
Publication:
Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (225 p.)
Subjects:
Agriculture -- Environmental aspects.
Carbon sequestration.
Charcoal.
Soil amendments.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
How the dirt below our feet can save us from extinction
Contents:
Book I. Losing the Recipe. Chapter 1. The Roots of a Predicament
Chapter 2. Sombroek's Vision
Chapter 3. Conquistadors
Chapter 4. El Dorado
Chapter 5. The Great White Way
Chapter 6. The View from the Bluff
Chapter 7. Confederados
Chapter 8. Hartt's Breakthrough
Chapter 9. City Z
Book II. Agriculture and Climate. Chapter 10. Making Sand
Chapter 11. The Moldboard
Chapter 12. Changing the Paradigm
Chapter 13. The Amazon and the Ice Age
Chapter 14. Predicting Climate's Meander
Book III. Capturing Carbon. Chapter 15. Carbon Farming
Chapter 16. Understanding Soil
Chapter 17. The Soil Food Web
Chapter 18. The Role of Ruminants
Chapter 19. Compost
Chapter 20. Tea Craft and Designer Biochar
Chapter 21. From Biochar to Terra Preta
Chapter 22. Making Charcoal
Chapter 23. Stove Wars
Book IV. Gardening the Earth. Chapter 24. Milpas
Chapter 25. Chinampas
Chapter 26. Trees
Chapter 27. The Power of Youth
Chapter 28. Greening the Desert
Chapter 29. Sahara Forest
Chapter 30. Drey's Challenge
Book V. At the Turning Point. Chapter 31. The Biochar Critique
Chapter 32. Carbon Trading
Chapter 33. The International Biochar Initiative
Chapter 34. Permaculture Marines
Chapter 35. Carbon-Negative Communities.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-55092-459-1
OCLC:
704517125
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