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What makes an operational Farm Soil Carbon Code?

May 2022

The review of international codes undertaken by members of the UK Farm Soil Carbon Code Consortium has been submitted for publication in Carbon Management. The pre-print version under review can be found here:

UK Farm Soil Carbon Code Stakeholder Workshop #3

Mar 2022

The third Stakeholder Workshop in a series of consultative workshops that will run throughout the Code’s development took place on 4th April. You can read the workshop report and/or watch the recording below.

BBC Radio 4 Costing the Earth: Carbon farming

Mar 2022

Dr Helaina Black, a member of the UK Farm Soil Carbon Code Consortium, highlights that a "cheap, accurate measurement of soil carbon is within reach", and the work of the Consortium to develop these measures (listen from 22:42mins).

Nature-based solutions: rhetoric or reality?

Jan 2022

New report by the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee on the potential role of nature-based solutions, which the SSA responded to on behalf of the UKFSCC consortium.

The opportunities of agri-carbon markets: A summary

Jan 2022

A new report led by the Green Alliance and researchers from Manchester University and SRUC fills critical knowledge gaps regarding UK soil sequestration potential.

UK Farm Soil Carbon Code Stakeholder Workshop

Nov 2021

This workshop provided an opportunity for all stakeholders to find out more about the progress on the Code’s creation. You can watch or rewatch the workshop using the link below.

Farming UK: Projects to help develop new carbon markets for farmers

Jul 2021

Three projects have been awarded funding to help develop new carbon markets for regenerative agriculture, saltmarsh restoration and lowland peatlands.

Workshop Summary: “Landscape to Carbonscape: the roadmap to a soil carbon marketplace”

Jul 2021

The event heard from businesses already involved in monetising carbon sequestration and experts in nature-based carbon code development. 

Farmers Guardian: Soil Carbon Code for UK farmers to be developed

Jul 2021

Grant awarded under the Environment Agency’s Investment Readiness Fund to develop a Soil Carbon Code for UK farmers.

Environment Agency grant kickstarts Soil Carbon Code Creation

Jan 2021

A consortium of farmers, academics, technology businesses and NGOs has been awarded a grant under the EA’s Investment Readiness Fund to develop and pilot a UK Farm Soil Carbon Code.

Landscape to carbonscape: the roadmap to a soil carbon marketplace

Jan 2021

The Soil Association and the Sustainable Soils Alliance host a virtual “Landscape to carbonscape: the roadmap to a soil carbon market place” stakeholder event on Wednesday 14 July.

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