Food and farms

Food and farms

Biochar is a proven form of carbon removal. Can it scale up?

The soil-based charcoal can sequester carbon for long periods of time, and unlike high-tech carbon removal, it’s relatively straightforward to do today.

By Max Graham  . 

A man with light skin and strawberry blonde hair and beard holds up a bucket of black organic matter on a farm
Beau Burgess holds a clump of biochar at Blood, Sweat & Food Farms in Homer, Alaska. (Grist/Max Graham)