Global crop waste burning – micro-biochar; how a small community development organization learned experientially to address a huge problem one tiny field at a time
“The world’s 2.5 billion poorest people – small farmers living at the far fringe of the developing world – and their billion or so slightly better off neighbors burn 10.5 billion metric tonnes (tonnes) of crop waste annually. Smoke from their fires reddens the sun, closes airports, shuts schools and governments – and kills millions of people (World Health Organization (WHO).”
So begins Dr. Michael Shafer’s comprehensive Abstract on the problems of smoke, how it is related to climate change, and what we, Warm Heart are doing about it.
You can read the full article at BMC Port of Springer Nature.