Soil Carbon Sequestration Resources

Hawkins, P. (Ed.). (2017). Drawdown: The most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. Penguin,

Montgomery, D., & Bikle, A. (2016). The hidden half of nature: The microbial roots of life and health. New York: W.W. Norton.

Ohlson, K. (2014). The soil will save us: How scientists, farmers, and foodies are healing the soil to save the planet. Rodale Books.

White, C. (2014). Grass, soil, hope: A journey through carbon country. Chelsea Green.

Articles and Papers

Climate Reality Project. (2017). Right under your feet: Soil health and the climate crisis.

Codur, A-M. Et al. (2017). Hope below our feet: Soil as a climate solution. Tufts University Global Development and Environmental Institute.

Donovan, P. (2013). Measuring soil carbon change: A flexible, practical, local method. Soil Carbon Coalition.

Jones, C. (2015). SOS: Save our Soils Dr. Christine Jones Explains the Life-Giving Link Between Carbon and Healthy Topsoil. Interviewed by Tracy Frisch. Acres, Vol. 45, No. 3.

McCarthy, J.F. (2005). Carbon fluxes in soil: long-term sequestration in deeper soil horizons. Journal of Geographical Sciences. Vol. 15, No. 2.

Milesi, C., Running, S., Elvidge, C., Dietz, J., Tuttle, B., & Nemani, R. (2005). Mapping and Modeling the Biogeochemical Cycling of Turf Grasses in the United States. Environmental Management. 36. 426-38. 10.1007/s00267-004-0316-2.

Pouyat, R.V., Yesilonis, I.D., & Golubiuski, N.E. (2009). A comparison of soil organic carbon stodks between residential turf grass and native soil. Urban Ecosyst. 12:45-62.

Rodale Institute (2015). Regenerative Agriculture and Climate Change: A Down-to-Earth Solution.

Schwartz, J.D. (2014). Soil as carbon storehouse. New weapon in climate fight?. Yale Environment 360.

Zirkle, G., Lal, R. , & Augustin, B. (2011). Modeling carbon sequestration in home lawns. HortScience. 46(5): 808-814.

Zomer, R. Et Al. (2017). Global Sequestration Potential of Increased Organic Carbon in Cropland Soils. 2017. Scientific Reports. 


NRCS. (2015). Environmental benefits of organic agriculture: Soil. Webinar.

NRCS. (2015). Climate change and organic agriculture. Webinar.


Soil Carbon Coalition.

 Films and YouTube

Brown, G. (2014). Holistic regeneration of our lands: A producer’s perspective. YouTube.

Koons Garcia, D. Dir. (2012). Symphony of the soil.

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