• Blue carbon turning the tide on greenhouse gas emissions

    by David Hastings on June 11, 2013

    By preserving and expanding areas of coastal vegetation such as mangroves, sea grass beds, and marshes, we can mitigate some of the effects in burning fossil fuels and turn the tide on our rising greenhouse gas emission

  • A low-hanging fruit overripe for the picking

    by Teresa Koper on May 29, 2013

    What agricultural practices have the most immediate potential for making a significant contribution to protecting our climate? Think biocarbon.

  • Guest Blog: Mycorrhizal Fungi - a big deal for biocarbon

    by Wendy Peterman on May 22, 2013

    For over a decade, scientists have argued that mycorrhizal fungi should be included in models of global carbon cycling, but they have struggled with exactly how to incorporate below-ground microbial processes into vegetation and carbon models.

  • The 400 ppm threshold

    by Rhys Roth on May 20, 2013

    The only way back to Target 350 is to stop putting so much carbon pollution in the air and at the same time to remove a lot of the accumulated carbon from the air.

  • An extra special session in Washington State

    by Jessica Finn Coven on May 20, 2013

    On May 13, the Washington State legislature started its 30 day special session, an addition to the 105 day “regular” session that ended last month. Unable to pass a budget during the regular session, the legislators are back after meeting with constituents in their home districts. Here's a look at some of the key budget issues that Climate Solutions is following.