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Natural Climate Solutions

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Lal, Rattan, et al. “The Carbon Sequestration Potential of Terrestrial Ecosystems.” Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, vol. 73, no. 6, 2018, pp. 145A-152A, http://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.73.6.145A.
Paustian, Keith, et al. “Soil C Sequestration as a Biological Negative Emission Strategy.” Frontiers in Climate, vol. 1, Oct. 2019, p. 8, http://doi.org/10.3389/fclim.2019.00008.
Griscom, Bronson W., et al. “Natural Climate Solutions.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 114, no. 44, Oct. 2017, pp. 11645–50, http://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1710465114.
Fargione, Joseph E., et al. “Natural Climate Solutions for the United States.” Science Advances, vol. 4, no. 11, 2018, p. eaat1869, http://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aat1869.
Bossio, D. A., et al. “The Role of Soil Carbon in Natural Climate Solutions.” Nature Sustainability, vol. 3, no. 5, 2020, pp. 391–98, http://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-020-0491-z.

California

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Buckley Biggs, Nicole, et al. “Payments for Ecosystem Services within the Hybrid Governance Model: Evaluating Policy Alignment and Complementarity on California Rangelands.” Ecology and Society, vol. 26, no. 1, 2021, http://doi.org/10.5751/ES-12254-260119.
Silver, Whendee L., et al. “Carbon Sequestration and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Potential of Composting and Soil Amendments on California’s Rangeland.” California’s Fourth Climate Change Assessment, 2018, https://www.energy.ca.gov/sites/default/files/2019-11/Agriculture_CCCA4-CNRA-2018-002_ADA.pdf.

Soil Carbon

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Carey, Chelsea J., et al. “Supporting Evidence Varies for Rangeland Management Practices That Seek to Improve Soil Properties and Forage Production in California.” California Agriculture, vol. 74, no. 2, 2020, pp. 101–11, http://doi.org/10.3733/ca.2020a0015.
Gravuer, Kelly, et al. “Organic Amendment Additions to Rangelands: A Meta‐analysis of Multiple Ecosystem Outcomes.” Global Change Biology, vol. 25, no. 3, 2019, pp. 1152–70, http://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14535.
Guenet, Bertrand, et al. “Can N2O Emissions Offset the Benefits from Soil Organic Carbon Storage?” Global Change Biology, vol. 27, no. 2, 2021, pp. 237–56, http://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15342.
Nayak, A. K., et al. “Current and Emerging Methodologies for Estimating Carbon Sequestration in Agricultural Soils: A Review.” Science of The Total Environment, vol. 665, 2019, pp. 890–912, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.125.
Smith, Pete, et al. “How to Measure, Report and Verify Soil Carbon Change to Realize the Potential of Soil Carbon Sequestration for Atmospheric Greenhouse Gas Removal.” Global Change Biology, vol. 26, no. 1, 2020, pp. 219–41, http://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14815.
Vermeulen, Sonja, et al. “A Global Agenda for Collective Action on Soil Carbon.” Nature Sustainability, vol. 2, no. 1, 2019, pp. 2–4, http://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-018-0212-z.
Lal, Rattan. “Conceptual Basis of Managing Soil Carbon: Inspired by Nature and Driven by Science.” Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, vol. 74, no. 2, 2019, pp. 29A-34A, http://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.74.2.29A.
Bossio, D. A., et al. “The Role of Soil Carbon in Natural Climate Solutions.” Nature Sustainability, vol. 3, no. 5, 2020, pp. 391–98, http://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-020-0491-z.
Billings, S. A., et al. “Soil Organic Carbon Is Not Just for Soil Scientists: Measurement Recommendations for Diverse Practitioners.” Ecological Applications, Feb. 2021, http://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2290.

Measurement

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Nayak, A. K., et al. “Current and Emerging Methodologies for Estimating Carbon Sequestration in Agricultural Soils: A Review.” Science of The Total Environment, vol. 665, 2019, pp. 890–912, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.125.
Smith, Pete, et al. “How to Measure, Report and Verify Soil Carbon Change to Realize the Potential of Soil Carbon Sequestration for Atmospheric Greenhouse Gas Removal.” Global Change Biology, vol. 26, no. 1, 2020, pp. 219–41, http://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14815.
Billings, S. A., et al. “Soil Organic Carbon Is Not Just for Soil Scientists: Measurement Recommendations for Diverse Practitioners.” Ecological Applications, Feb. 2021, http://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2290.

Compost

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Silver, Whendee L., et al. “Carbon Sequestration and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Potential of Composting and Soil Amendments on California’s Rangeland.” California’s Fourth Climate Change Assessment, 2018, https://www.energy.ca.gov/sites/default/files/2019-11/Agriculture_CCCA4-CNRA-2018-002_ADA.pdf.
Ryals, Rebecca, and Whendee L. Silver. “Effects of Organic Matter Amendments on Net Primary Productivity and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Annual Grasslands.” Ecological Applications, vol. 23, no. 1, 2013, pp. 46–59, http://doi.org/10.1890/12-0620.1.
Ryals, Rebecca, et al. “Long-Term Climate Change Mitigation Potential with Organic Matter Management on Grasslands.” Ecological Applications, vol. 25, no. 2, 2015, pp. 531–45, http://doi.org/10.1890/13-2126.1.
Gravuer, Kelly, et al. “Organic Amendment Additions to Rangelands: A Meta‐analysis of Multiple Ecosystem Outcomes.” Global Change Biology, vol. 25, no. 3, 2019, pp. 1152–70, http://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14535.

Grazing and Grassland

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Buckley Biggs, Nicole, et al. “Payments for Ecosystem Services within the Hybrid Governance Model: Evaluating Policy Alignment and Complementarity on California Rangelands.” Ecology and Society, vol. 26, no. 1, 2021, http://doi.org/10.5751/ES-12254-260119.
Viglizzo, E. F., et al. “Reassessing the Role of Grazing Lands in Carbon-Balance Estimations: Meta-Analysis and Review.” Science of The Total Environment, vol. 661, 2019, pp. 531–42, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.01.130.
Ryals, Rebecca, and Whendee L. Silver. “Effects of Organic Matter Amendments on Net Primary Productivity and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Annual Grasslands.” Ecological Applications, vol. 23, no. 1, 2013, pp. 46–59, http://doi.org/10.1890/12-0620.1.
Ryals, Rebecca, et al. “Long-Term Climate Change Mitigation Potential with Organic Matter Management on Grasslands.” Ecological Applications, vol. 25, no. 2, 2015, pp. 531–45, http://doi.org/10.1890/13-2126.1.
Lynch, John, et al. “Demonstrating GWP*: A Means of Reporting Warming-Equivalent Emissions That Captures the Contrasting Impacts of Short- and Long-Lived Climate Pollutants.” Environmental Research Letters, vol. 15, no. 4, Apr. 2020, p. 044023, http://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab6d7e.
Carey, Chelsea J., et al. “Supporting Evidence Varies for Rangeland Management Practices That Seek to Improve Soil Properties and Forage Production in California.” California Agriculture, vol. 74, no. 2, 2020, pp. 101–11, http://doi.org/10.3733/ca.2020a0015.
Gravuer, Kelly, et al. “Organic Amendment Additions to Rangelands: A Meta‐analysis of Multiple Ecosystem Outcomes.” Global Change Biology, vol. 25, no. 3, 2019, pp. 1152–70, http://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14535.
Cain, Michelle, et al. “Improved Calculation of Warming-Equivalent Emissions for Short-Lived Climate Pollutants.” Npj Climate and Atmospheric Science, vol. 2, no. 1, 2019, p. 29, http://doi.org/10.1038/s41612-019-0086-4.

Agroforestry

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Smith, Matthew M., et al. “Windbreaks in the United States: A Systematic Review of Producer-Reported Benefits, Challenges, Management Activities and Drivers of Adoption.” Agricultural Systems, vol. 187, 2021, p. 103032, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2020.103032.

Methane

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Lynch, John, et al. “Demonstrating GWP*: A Means of Reporting Warming-Equivalent Emissions That Captures the Contrasting Impacts of Short- and Long-Lived Climate Pollutants.” Environmental Research Letters, vol. 15, no. 4, Apr. 2020, p. 044023, http://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab6d7e.
Cain, Michelle, et al. “Improved Calculation of Warming-Equivalent Emissions for Short-Lived Climate Pollutants.” Npj Climate and Atmospheric Science, vol. 2, no. 1, 2019, p. 29, http://doi.org/10.1038/s41612-019-0086-4.

Policy

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Buckley Biggs, Nicole, et al. “Payments for Ecosystem Services within the Hybrid Governance Model: Evaluating Policy Alignment and Complementarity on California Rangelands.” Ecology and Society, vol. 26, no. 1, 2021, http://doi.org/10.5751/ES-12254-260119.

Carbon Finance

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Magruder Ranch cattle