Our Reading List & Sources

NamePublisherPublishing/Release DateSourceSummaryTag(s)Type
REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE and the SOIL CARBON SOLUTION
September 1, 2020
Resource
Regenerative Organic Agriculture and Climate Change
Resource
Global Sequestration Potential of Increased Organic Carbon in Cropland Soils
November 14, 2017
Academic Journal
Soil Health Nuggets
Resource
A Major Climate Idea Is Based on Some Shaky Science
July 31, 2021
Article
What Can Farmers Do About Climate Change? Dynamic Cropping Systems
February 21, 2017
Article
Soil organic carbon: quantifying and incentivizing its accrual
Nori
January 31, 2021
Article
Here come the robots: precision and regenerative farming
April 12, 2021
Article
Adapting crop rotations to climate change in regional impact modelling assessments
Science Total Environment
March 1, 2018
Academic Journal
Soil as Carbon Storehouse: New Weapon in Climate Fight?
March 4, 2014
Article
EU sets the scene for carbon removal actions in farming
Euractiv
July 20, 2021
Article
Fertiliser application rates
Our World in Data
October 22, 2021
Resource
Only 60 Years of Farming Left If Soil Degradation Continues
Scientific American
December 5, 2014
Article
Soil Carbon Storage
Nature
January 1, 2012
Article
Agricultural Land (% land area)
FAO
October 22, 2021
Resource
Drax's Towards Carbon Negative Resources
Drax
October 30, 2020
An update on Drax's progress towards being a carbon negative energy producer by 2030.
BECCSCorporate pledges
Resource
Nature-Based Climate Solutions Are A Key Strategy to Reach Net Zero
Mark Tercek
February 2, 2021
An article from the former president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy on why we need nature-based solutions to reach a net zero economy. He covers the case for, the case against and how companies could "do" nature-based solutions better.
TreesAgricultureCorporate pledges
Article
How supercharged plants could slow climate change
TED Talks
April 1, 2019
How we could genetically modify plants to make them better carbon sequesters
InnovationAgriculture
Video
A power company’s potent vision: From neutral to negative emissions
McKinsey
July 9, 2020
Drax Group drastically reduced its carbon footprint by shifting from coal to biomass. CEO Will Gardiner discusses the costs and challenges to scaling up its model.
BECCSScaling up
Article
Carbon Dioxide Removal Primer
Various authors
January 1, 2021
A summary of all things carbon dioxide removal related, written by several experts in the field. An invaluable resource, available as a book or freely available online.
Overview
Resource
Carbon180 Deep Dives
Carbon180
February 1, 2021
Three-page introductions to the key areas of carbon removal - forests, agriculture, DAC, carbon use and BECCS.
Carbon useBECCSDACAgricultureTrees
Resource
A commercialization strategy for carbon-negative energy
Nature Energy
January 11, 2016
Climate change mitigation requires gigatonne-scale CO2 removal technologies, yet few examples exist beyond niche markets. The flexibility of thermochemical conversion of biomass and fossil energy, coupled with carbon capture and storage, offers a route to commercializing carbon-negative energy.
BECCSScaling up
Academic Journal
Is there value in temporary carbon removal?
Robert Hoglund
August 11, 2021
This article argues that temporary carbon removal credits do very little in contributing to solving or slowing the carbon crisis, and offers some alternative strategies (especially for companies) for contributing towards solving the situation.
AgriculturePermanenceCorporate pledgesMeasuring CO2OffsetsCriticism
Article
Carbon removal permanence calculator
Carbon Plan
December 9, 2020
This calculator estimates the upfront costs needed to make a temporary carbon removal strategy permanent over time, and allows comparisons with more permanent techniques.
Carbon cyclePermanenceEconomics
Resource
The dirt on soil carbon sequestration
CTVC
February 1, 2021
Recommended by Sophie Purdom
Article