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Climate | Energy, Soil | Agriculture

Role of soils in climate change mitigation


Soils play a central role in climate mitigation. They are both as a carbon sink and a source of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). This report outlines the mitigation potential for GHG emissions of climate friendly soil management options at global, EU and German level. It also discusses different types of climate-friendly soil management measures and key considerations for their implementation.

Series
Climate Change | 56/2022
Number of pages
88
Year of publication
Author(s)
Dr. Ana Frelih-Larsen, Antonia Riedel, May Hobeika, Aaron Scheid, Dr. Andreas Gattinger, Dr. Wiebke Niether, Anne Siemons
Language
English
Project No. (FKZ)
3721 42 502 0
Publisher
German Environment Agency
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File size
1119 KB
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 soil organic storage  Carbon Sequestration  soil management  land use change  agriculture