Sequestering carbon dioxide in Australian soil will not provide a viable means of offsetting greenhouse gas emissions according to the latest research by scientists at the University of Melbourne.

The research, conducted by University of Melbourne scientists  examined hundreds of studies in Australia over a period of three decades, and concluded that carbon storage in the soil is “technically limited and economically unviable at the present time.” Report co-author Rick Roush, Dean of the Melbourne School of Land and…