Carbon-Reducing Landscapes

This week, the Senate Committee on  Environment and Public Works considers  new “cap and trade” legislation, which would limit carbon emissions by industry, and allow the purchase of carbon credits to offset excess emissions.  This potentially places a new value on green space, above its acknowledged benefits for our physical and mental health.  In time, carbon-sequestering green space may have a value on the open market. In an article in October’s Lawn & Landscape, scientists…