Get Real Alliance

“Environmental care should be our way of life”
– David Munson Jr

Episode 4. The Wonders of Biochar

About The Episode

In this episode, we give great importance to the harmonious collaboration between humans and nature. We delve into the growing concerns about rising CO2 levels and the depletion of Earth’s resources. Recognizing farmers as crucial participants in mitigating climate change, we strongly advocate for the adoption of biochar as a viable solution. Biochar, created through the process of pyrolysis, is highlighted for its remarkable ability to transform waste materials into stable carbon, effectively reversing CO2 levels, improving soil health, and enhancing agricultural productivity.

The episode explores the historical usage of biochar by pre-Columbian tribes in the Amazon, showcasing its immense potential to address climate change on a large scale. We emphasize the importance of public and private investments in biochar production, as well as its role in fostering circular economies and generating carbon credits.

Insights from farmer and biochar expert Steve Groom provide valuable perspectives, emphasizing the role of biochar in stimulating microbial activity and supporting plant growth. By harnessing the benefits of biochar, we can foster a more sustainable relationship with nature and effectively confront the challenges posed by climate change.