Decarbonization of soil

Other Names:
Loss of organic materials in soil
Loss of humus
Decreased soil carbon storage

A major driver of the changing climate has been the release of carbon previously stored in the soil, with land degradation between 2000 and 2009 responsible for annual global emissions of up to 4.4 billion tonnes of CO2.


Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
17.10.2021 – 10:55 CEST