The Carbon Farming Solution – Recommended Videos

Farming practices show up all over Project Drawdown. This book is the textbook of the emerging “carbon farming” field. On the book’s website, the author lists introductory videos to topics like: Tree intercropping Silvopasture Managed grazing Perennial crops The Carbon Farming Solution is a book we will look back upon decades from now and wonder […]

Indiana Drawdown Solutions #3 – Reduced Food Waste – Indiana Food Scrap Initiative

A third of the food raised or prepared does not make it from farm or factory to fork… [This food which] we waste is responsible for roughly 8 percent of global emissions. Project Drawdown – Solution #3 Reduced Food Waste The Indiana Recycling Coalition started IFSI in 2015. Now they have working groups focused on […]

Indiana Drawdown Solutions #2 – Wind Turbines (Onshore) – Purdue University WIND Energy Systems (WINDS)

Today, 314,000 wind turbines supply nearly 4 percent of global electricity, and it will soon be much more… An increase in onshore wind from 3 to 4 percent of world electricity use to 21.6 percent by 2050 could reduce emissions by 84.6 gigatons of carbon dioxide. Project Drawdown – Solution #2 Wind Turbines (Onshore) Over […]

Indiana Drawdown Solutions #1 – Refrigeration Management – IPL Fridge & Appliance Recycling

HFCs [are chemicals in refrigeration systems and] have 1,000 to 9,000 times greater capacity to warm the atmosphere than carbon dioxide… Because 90 percent of refrigerant emissions happen at end of life, effective disposal of those currently in circulation is essential. After being carefully removed and stored, refrigerants can be purified for reuse or transformed […]