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Millions of India’s smallholder farmers could soon access carbon credits — that’s good for them and the planet

Crop burning in India produces massive emissions and plunges cities into smog for days or weeks at a time, but by offering carbon credits, thousands of farmers have been convinced not to burn their crops. Image: REUTERS

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Rice cultivation alone accounts for nearly 20% of India's agricultural CO2 emissions.
Rice cultivation alone accounts for nearly 20% of India's agricultural CO2 emissions. Image: India Report to The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2021

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