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Reversing Global Warming while Meeting Human Needs: An Urgently Needed Land-Based Option Presentation and Q & A with Rancher and Restoration Ecologist Allan Savory Founder of the Savory Institute and originator of the Holistic Management approach t

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Reversing Global Warming while Meeting Human Needs: An Urgently Needed Land-Based OptionPresentation and Q & A with Rancher and Restoration Ecologist Allan Savory Founder of the Savory Institute and originator of the Holistic Management approach to restoring grasslands, winner of the Buckminster Fuller Challenge Award, finalist in the Virgin Earth ChallengeFriday, January 25, 20132:00 - 4:00 pm, Reception to follow  ASEAN Auditorium, 3rdFl., The Fletcher School 160 Packard Avenue, Medford, MARSVP to attend: allansavory.eventbrite.comFirst in a Series of "Creating the Future We Want" EventsFree and open to the public. Hosted by the Agriculture, Forests, and Biodiversity Program of the Centerfor International Environment and Resource Policy at The Fletcher School and Planet-TECH Associates.Agriculture, Forests, and Biodiversity ProgramWhile    governments    posture and dither, a pragmatic    practitioner and intellectualentrepreneur, Allan Savory, has been developing and demonstrating a powerful techniquethat can reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere immediately while reversingdesertification and providing livelihoods and food for millions of people. His appliedresearch based in Zimbabwe on the restoration of grasslands  has  now  been  replicated  onmillions    of    acres worldwide. The application of his methods has the potential to significantly reduceatmospheric carbon through an increase in plant growth and soil formation. This process begins immediatelyand involves no new technologies, only a shift to the Holistic Management practices for livestock that he haspioneered. Major organizations and institutions are now recognizing his work, but climate scientists andgovernments have yet to incorporate it into their analyses and policy prescriptions.

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