2008 FEASTA LECTURE
Climate Change: First, the Bad News, Then the Good by David Wasdell and Peter Read
18th April 2008
Peter Read, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Applied and International Economics at Massey University in New Zealand, delivered the good news. Plants and soil lock up huge amounts of carbon. Read contends that it would take only a relatively small increase in the levels of that stored carbon to return atmospheric concentrations of CO2 to safe limits. This would also improve soil fertility and raise incomes for millions of farmers.
Link to the "bad news" lecture by David Wasdell vimeo.com/5666901