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Biochar Production and Uses

Solutions Journalism Network

Solutions journalism is news about how communities and organizations are responding to social and environmental problems. This collection contains solutions stories that explore the promising uses of biochar. Stockholm has launched a program to convert old Christmas trees into biochar, simultaneously reducing waste, improving the soil, and greening and powering the city.  Politicians in the UK have similarly begun to consider the potential benefits of biochar. Farmers in Australia are considering biochar as a way to reduce their cow herds' methane emissions. In recent years, new attention has been given to this ancient practice as a solution to modern environmental challenges.  

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