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This factsheet from Compost Australia shows how by supplying both stable and labile organic compounds, as well as plant nutrients and beneficial organisms, the agricultural and horticultural use of compost supports climate change mitigation.
This lays out why the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 should include, not cut, carbon offset incentives for composting and municipal anaerobic digestion projects.
Explains how composting may qualify for “carbon credits” that can be sold through a carbon “cap and trade” market.
What is global climate change and what role do organics have? This fact sheet summarizes how compost production and use can have an impact.