SF State team tests surprising new tools for slowing climate change

Two researchers adjust a plastic cube in a field with forested hills in the background.

You may have heard that planting forests is an important part of fighting climate change. But have you considered the humble meadow? This month, a group of researchers working out of San Francisco State University’s Sierra Nevada Field Campus received funding for a five-year study to determine if restoring degraded meadows to their former, more lush state could make these ecosystems more effective tools for slowing the pace of climate change.

Read about the research here.