Carbon Credits Explained
What are carbon markets and why are they important? Essentially, carbon markets were created to put a price on pollution. Although polluting land, water, and air has long been treated as if it were “free,” it definitely comes at a price — one that we all pay in the form of environmental degradation. Carbon dioxide […]
The “Dirt” on Carbon Contracts
The “Dirt” on Carbon Contracts: Top 5 Things to Consider Before Signing 1. Contract Length There are a wide variety of contracts for carbon out there, but when specifically talking about the contract length, programs can vary between a 1 year contract and a 10 year contract, or longer. There are pros and cons to […]
Why Do You Need My Data?
When farmers and ranchers enroll in a carbon program, one step in the process is data collection. Why? Data collected at the farm or ranch level is used to gain an understanding of the current operation and evaluate the current and future sustainability impact through sequestering soil organic carbon. The data points collected help to […]