Demand regenerative agriculture as a climate solution this election
Regenerative agriculture is our best chance to reverse climate change while fostering healthy food systems
The climate crisis is of utmost urgency for all citizens. Scientists tell us we have 11 years to cut global emissions in half to avoid climate change’s most devastating impacts. They maintain that we urgently need to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in addition to reducing emissions if we are to achieve this goal.
A global movement supported by scientists is calling for regenerative agriculture – or carbon farming – as the most promising opportunity to draw down atmospheric carbon and store it in soils. By implementing best regenerative practices on all of Canada’s agricultural land, we could potentially offset all of the country’s current annual emissions.
Regenerative practices will also increase long term soil fertility and yields, enhance nutritional quality of foods, improve water storage and filtration capacity, and enhance biodiversity and climate resilience.
The urgency is clear. The science is in. Methods are established. Now is the time to act.
We call upon the leadership of all political parties to include a serious climate action strategy with incentives for soil carbon sequestration through regenerative agriculture.
Please send your message to federal party leaders now.
|Regeneration Canada is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting soil regeneration as a solution to climate change and to foster healthy food systems. We strive towards this goal by raising awareness and mobilizing Canadians about the ways each one of us can contribute to regenerating soil health.|