Carbon Ranching

December 10, 2009by

One of the latest trends in the movement to offset carbon emissions is “carbon ranching,” an attempt to hasten the pull of carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.

The idea was hatched by scientists who are trying to coax carbon dioxide out of the air and into cattle pastures. Proponents of the idea say if it proves effective, the practice could be used around the world.

Here is a report on the subject from Christopher Joyce at NPR News.