Beware the 'bonkers' soil carbon rate claims; here's what you can count on

Shan Goodwin
Updated March 5 2024 - 9:21am, first published March 4 2024 - 2:00pm
Bart Davidson, chief grazing officer at Atlas Carbon, says soil carbon projects are not one decision but a thousand decisions. Picture Shan Goodwin.
Bart Davidson, chief grazing officer at Atlas Carbon, says soil carbon projects are not one decision but a thousand decisions. Picture Shan Goodwin.

Some of the claims doing the rounds on how much carbon certain packages of cattle country would be capable of sequestering are nothing short of bonkers, a leading Australian soil scientist has warned.

Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally. Contact 0427686187. E: s.goodwin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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