This blog was originally posted Nov 20, 2012 by Chad Kruger here. Chad serves as Advisor to the Northwest Biocarbon Intiative and is the Director of Washington State University's Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources. Read more
While the East Coast still struggled to recover from Superstorm Sandy, a Nov. 13th Climate Risk Roundtable convened in San Francisco to explore the challenges of keeping society’s vital systems running as the climate grows more turbulent.
The Soil Carbon Challenge is a “competition to see how fast land managers can turn atmospheric carbon into soil organic matter. If you want to find out how fast a human can run 100 meters, do you build a computer model, do a literature search, or convene a panel of experts on human physiology to make a prediction? No, you run a race. Or a series of them.”