Carbon Cycle Institute

Our mission is to stop and reverse global warming by advancing natural,
science-based solutions that remove atmospheric carbon while promoting
environmental stewardship, social equity and economic sustainability.

Projects & Programs

Our projects & programs include Agricultural Carbon,
Carbon Cycle Literacy, Thermopile and DNA Everywhere.

Agricultural Carbon

Seeking to reverse global warming by advancing the adoption of agricultural practices proven to sequester soil carbon and permanently remove atmospheric CO2

Thermopile Project

Thermopile Project

Dedicated to advancing carbon-beneficial sanitary waste solutions with important human health and economic benefits

DNA Everywhere

Working to make modern DNA testing and analysis tools accessible for diverse applications in both the developed and developing worlds

Carbon Cycle Literacy

Implementing a “Carbon Cycle 1.0” education and outreach strategy to promote carbon cycle literacy—targeting key constituencies, decision-makers, and thought leaders in the fields of climate change and sustainable agriculture

Strategic Partners

Our strategic partners include the Marin Carbon Project and Fibershed.

Marin Carbon Project

Achieving carbon sequestration in rangeland
and agricultural soils through research
and development of scalable, repeatable
“carbon farming” techniques

Fibershed

Engaging with small to mid-scale fiber producers and designers to support carbon cycle literacy and build a regenerative textile economy

In the News

“A sprinkle of compost helps rangeland lock up carbon”

SF Gate, Oct. 2014

In the News

“American Carbon Registry Approves Rangeland Compost Protocol”

MCP, Oct. 2014

In the News

“New S.F. restaurant’s mission: Save the environment”

SF Gate, Oct. 2014