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How carbon sequestration in Maine can help slow climate change

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Carbon sequestration is one of the most promising ways to reduce global climate change by capturing and storing the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. We’ll learn about effective approaches to carbon sequestration in Maine, from forests to marine to agriculture.

Panelists:
Beverly Johnson, chair and professor, Department of Earth and Climate Sciences, Director of the Environmental Geochemistry Laboratory, Bates College
Ivan Fernandez, distinguished Maine professor, School of Forest Resources, Climate Change Institute, and School of Food and Agriculture, University of Maine,

VIP callers:
Tom Doak, licensed professional forester, executive director, Maine Woodland Owners; former Director of the Maine Forest Service; served on the Natural and Working Lands Working Group, Maine Climate Council
Marty Odlin, engineer,; CEO, Running Tide; fourth-generation commercial fisherman
Sarah Simon, climate resilience specialist, Maine Farmland Trust

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