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December 08, 2021

No climate tricks with humus

More than 30 organisations from environmental protection, agriculture and science - among them the BonaRes Centre for Environmental Research - have expressed their opposition to the generation of CO2 emission certificates as an instrument to preserve and build up humus.


Further information (in German):

DLF, 02.12 "Environment and consumers": climate certificates for humus build-up in the soil?


BonaRes Series Publication (in German):

Wiesmeier, M., Mayer, S., Paul, C., Helming, K., Don, A., Franko, U., Steffens, M., Kögel-Knabner, I. (2020). CO2 allowances for fixing atmospheric carbon in soils: methods, measures and limitations. BonaRes Series. DOI: 10.20387/bonares-f8t8-xz4h