Reducing emissions alone will not be enough to meet global carbon-reduction goals.
We must also remove and store carbon from the atmosphere. Natural climate solutions provide an immediate solution—our own environment has the inherent capability to serve as a massive carbon sink.
Practices that store carbon in soils simultaneously provide improvements to soil health and fertility, local water quality, and resilience of farmland against the effects of a changing climate.
Natural Climate Solutions are relatively low-cost and can be implemented now.
Wisconsin needs bold, science-based policy and collaboration across all sectors to reverse the decline of our water resources and fight the challenges posed by climate change.