Thursday, October 8, 2015

France's Plan for Carbon and Soil

We take a look at an ambitious plan by the French to increase the amount of carbon going into the soil. This has many benefits as noted in the linked article below. Read through the article below and use the discussion points to guide conversations around the globe.

How France Plans to Bury Carbon Emissions

Discussion Points

  • What role does soil play with carbon emissions?
  • Explain France's plans in regards to carbon and soil? What are their goals?
  • Why is it a challenge to raise soil carbon content?
  • What are the benefits of carbon rich soils in regards to soil health, plant growth, and the environment?
  •  Do you think this is a realistic plan/goal? How would individuals in your home country react to a plan like this?

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