Available stock: 10,000 tCO2e
Nature possesses the incredible ability to remove vast amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, and healthy soil plays a crucial role in facilitating this process. In the United States, the grasslands have the potential to store around 25% of all the country's carbon dioxide emissions, which can lead to significant positive outcomes. Carbon stored in the root systems of grasslands can stay in the soil for thousands of years, making it an exceptionally effective method for removing carbon from the atmosphere. Moreover, this approach has far-reaching benefits beyond just carbon removal, including rejuvenating grassland ecosystems, promoting soil health, enhancing water storage in the soil, and supporting biodiversity.
Grassroots Carbon is an organization that can leverage its extensive network of thousands of ranchers, who collectively represent over 4 million acres of land across the US. By working with these ranchers, Grassroots Carbon can remove tons of CO2 from the atmosphere on a large scale every year. This effort not only helps combat climate change but also contributes to revitalizing and sustaining the health of grasslands and the environment as a whole.