The Role of Organic Agriculture in Mitigating Climate Change

That global warming and climate change are realities are in the mean time not contested any more. A study commissioned by IFOAM discusses the potential of Organic Agriculture both to avoid and to sequester Greenhouse Gases (GHG), and makes comparisons with conventional agriculture. The second part describes how Organic Agriculture can be considered within the implementation mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol. The study shows that organic agriculture can play a significant role both for reducing GHG emissions and to sequester carbon.


Statement on the Role of Organic Agriculture in Mitigating Cimate Change

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Role of OA in mitigating climate change