Eric Toensmier is involved in this. i agree, it looks like a solid research based movement.
Did you read Eric's book The Carbon Farming Solution? There's a read through thread about it here on permies.
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posted 3 years ago
Not yet... but it's on the .. er, long list I don't think he touches on biochar, though, in the book. Looking forward to the book, 'Drawdown', to come out in 2017, I think.
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