This is The ChangeUnderground for the 17th of April 2023.
I’m your host, Jon Moore
Decarbonise the Air, Recarbonise the Soil!
Food and soil health are intricately linked and the health of one directly impacts the health of the other. Soil is the foundation of our food system. The top six inches of the landmass and the fact it rains semi-regularly is what keeps us alive.
The key words there are “semi-regularly”. Since the Holocene, 12-10,000 years before present, there has been climate variability but within fairly, relatively speaking, narrow extremes. For most of that time, human population levels were such that our impact was far less than it is today. Continue reading →