How To Green The World’s Deserts & Reverse Climate Change…

How To Green The World’s Deserts & Reverse Climate Change...

The most massive tsunami perfect storm is bearing down upon us. This perfect storm is mounting a grim reality, increasingly grim reality, and we are facing that reality with the full belief that we can solve our problems with technology, and that’s very understandable. Now, this perfect storm that we are facing is the result of our rising population, rising towards 10 billion people, land that is turning to desert, and, of course, climate change.

Now there’s no question about it at all: we will only solve the problem of replacing fossil fuels with technology. But fossil fuels, carbon — coal and gas — are by no means the only thing that is causing climate change.

Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert,” begins Allan Savory in this quietly powerful talk. And terrifyingly, it’s happening to about two-thirds of the world’s grasslands, accelerating climate change and causing traditional grazing societies to descend into social chaos. Savory has devoted his life to stopping it. He now believes — and his work so far shows — that a surprising factor can protect grasslands and even reclaim degraded land that was once desert. Check it out below…



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Research “seed balls” and Masanobu Fukuoka, and his book One straw revolution. He had a solution worked out 40-50 years ago, and it still works today.

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Is it okay to “green” the world’s deserts? Presumably they have a role to play. Why not drain the world’s marshes too – what is the agenda?

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    Do not mistake “desert” for “desertified biomes”. Desertification is the process of arable lands changing to desert by extreme conditions. That destructive process is what they are talking about reversing.

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    Not all the deserts. Deserts are growing, because of h7man activity, need to slow the process.

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Why ‘green’ the deserts? Deserts are unique ecosystems and should remain that way. What we need to do is stop destroying ALL of our various ecosystems and try to keep as much of the natural world intact as we can.

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    Do not mistake “desert” for “desertified biomes”. Desertification is the process of arable lands changing to desert by extreme conditions. That destructive process is what they are talking about reversing.

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    Because the deserts are getting bigger.

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    in a word…. beavers

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    With the obvious exception that undoing the damage caused by man ….that is returning an ecosystem. Also, the status quo clearly is not working in the realm this biologist is addressing. Another example of man’s interference and the successful ondoing of the damage are the wolf situation in Yellowstone Park…….

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Quit cutting down the rain forests and the earth will right itself in no time.

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Why don’t they build human habitat in the desert? It is already barren. Like what would it matter if it was all concrete. People drink bottled water anyways. Who is paying for this? Get the people away from the coast. Jeez!

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You don’t have to green up deserts and mess up that ecosystem – protect the current forests and grasslands – plenty of fast acting grasses restore the planet – check the book “Cows save the planet” http://www.npr.org/2013/06/17/191670717/cows-to-the-rescue-soils-secrets-for-saving-the-earth

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Interesting! No mention of methane here is far more destructive than carbon. Live stock being the biggest contributor of it…. something doesn’t feel right about this ted talk presentation. As we are already aware the meat industry are a global economic powerhouse which is showing signs of decline due to increase of vegetarianism and veganism. We shouldn’t be surprised in this day-age the lengths corporations will go to stop any change of human consumer habit that threatens its hold on power. We’ve seen it with big Pharma corporations, we seen it with the creation of proxy wars just fuelling the oil and arms industry. Convincing the consumer is of paramount interest these powers, it plays the most vital role. It is the Achilles heal of corporate domination……

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