Worldwatch Report 179: Table of Contents

Land Use

Mitigating Climate Change Through Food and Land Use

Author: Sara J. Scherr and Sajal Sthapit

ISBN 13: 978-1-878071-91-0
Publication Date: June 2009
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50 pages

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Table of Contents
 

Summary5
Appreciating Terrestrial Carbon7
Carbon-Rich Farming12
Conserving and Restoring Natural Habitats20
A Real Climate Solution?25
Co-Benefits: Distraction or Opportunity?33
Realizing the Potential37
Endnotes40
Index44

Figures, Tables, and Sidebars

Figure 1. Multiple Strategies to Productively Absorb and Store Carbon in Agricultural Landscapes12
Figure 2. Managed Natural Regeneration in the Drylands of Niger23
Figure 3. Annual Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Potentials from Farming and Land Use, by Level of Mitigation Spending25
Sidebar 1. The Carbon Cycle8
Sidebar 2. Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Land Use9
Sidebar 3. Six Principles for Tapping the Full Potential of Land Use Mitigation39

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