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This is a documentary video website of how people can scale some big ideas down to action in their personal lives.

The first “Big Idea” is biochar.  Biochar is biomass heated in the absence of oxygen so that it becomes pure carbon in the form of charcoal.

You will see examples of how making and using biochar contribute practical solutions to three global problems:

  • Climate change and global warming — by sequestering CO2 from the atmosphere.
  • Hunger and starvation — as a soil amendment
  • One of the 4 main causes of death for children under 5 years old and their mothers — by eliminating the poisons in indoor-cooking smoke.

And now a new challenge

This Pandemic Is Bringing Another With It: More suffering is ahead for the developing world.

By Nicholas Kristof. April 22, 2020

Another pandemic is looming on the heels of the coronavirus: a pandemic of starvation, illiteracy and poverty.


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