Breakthrough study points to large climate benefits from small fraction of global croplands

October 25th, 2021

Games Grade,, 22/10/2021
Agricultural soils are the largest anthropogenic emission source of nitrous oxide (N O)a greenhouse gas 300 times more powerful than carbon dioxide. […] “This new study will refocus the world’s attention to where the biggest and most efficient opportunities are for nitrous oxide mitigation, and serve as guidance for policy makers to support the reduction of emissions of such a powerful gas as a contribution towards the net zero emission goal of the Paris Agreement” adds Josep Canadell, chief scientist in the Climate Science Center at the Australia-based Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.

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