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Planting trees to offset carbon is meaningless if the trees are lost to fire. A new way of understanding carbon storage based on both time and quantity stored is required to fully utilize carbon storage in climate change mitigation strategies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Temporary carbon storage in forests has climate value — but we need to get the accounting right

Tracking both the amount of carbon and the time that it remains stored is key to unlocking the potential of nature-based carbon storage as a climate mitigation strategy.
Some airlines are already experimenting with sustainable aviation fuel. Michael H/Stone Collection/Getty Images

The future of flight in a net-zero-carbon world: 9 scenarios, lots of sustainable aviation fuel

Airlines are investing in sustainable biofuel startups and starting to uses alternative fuels, including cooking oil, ag waste and corn ethanol. But biofuels alone won’t be enough, research shows.

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