Conserving soil helps protect climate



Experts are suggesting we use an old tool-soil conservation—to fix a new problem—global climate change. Scientists generally agree that increasing amounts of carbon dioxide and other gases in the atmosphere will lead to global warming.
The threat of temperatures 5 to 10 degrees higher and the possibility of more severe storms, floods and drought have intensified efforts to reduce the amount of carbon released into the earth’s atmosphere.
Soil conservation could be ...

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