“Regenerative organic agriculture is the number one thing humans can do to combat global warming.”
What is regenerative agriculture and how does it fight climate crisis? It turns out that there are farmers in Hong Kong practicing such method. Come listen to the introduction by our local farmer, TMI and Former Assistant Director of Hong Kong Observatory, to get to know soil’s power and how you, as a city dweller, can support climate works.
Agricultural soil carbon sequestration Soil may receive little attention but it does have huge capacity for carbon storage, holding 3 times more carbon than the atmosphere! Of all the land on earth, roughly 40% belongs to agricultural land. The soil that is constantly managed and used to provide food and other resources for us is therefore extremely large in amount. Have you ever wondered if these land users all care for soil and let their lands regain the ability to sequester carbon, what difference would it make to our environment?
In 2015, French government launched the “4 per 1000” Initiative in COP25, stating that agricultural soil is key to mitigating climate change. Why is soil so powerful? This video may help you see soil with new eyes!