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Sixth Meeting of the Round Table on Organic Agriculture and Climate Change (RTOACC) on Sustainable Agriculture and Carbon Credits

 

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Measuring greenhouse gas emissions

Global analysis shows that organically farmed lands contribute to climate change mitigation

 

Organically farmed lands emit less nitrous oxide and take up greater amounts of atmospheric methane, thus contributing to climate change mitigation. This is the result of an evaluation of 19 comparative studies from around the globe conducted by a...

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Earthworm

Organic farming enhances soil carbon stocks

 

New study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

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New standard reference on the climate mitigation potential of organic agriculture

 

At the occasion of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, stakeholders along the organic food production chain established the Round Table on Organic Agriculture and Climate Change. The objective is to coordinate research and...

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Seminar on agriculture and climate change in the European Parliament: Presentations now available

 

On October 18, 2011, the seminar "Agriculture in Times of Climate Change – Organic Farming Approaches to Face the Challenge" took place in Brussels, organized by the European Group of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (www...

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Potential of organic farming practices to mitigate climate change - work continues

 

In 2010 three workshops of the Round Table on Organic Agriculture and Climate Change (RTOACC) took place. The documents are now available at the RTOACC website.

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International expert workshop on applying life cycle assessment to organic agriculture held in Bari, Italy

 

The International expert workshop on 'Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) - methods, models, and databases with focus on GHG emission and sequestration potential of organic farming systems and organic food was held in Bari, Italy on September 21, 2010.

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