Linda Qiu

of National Geographic

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Chevrolet has made the first purchase in a U.S. government-backed carbon market that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect Midwestern grasslands, the Department of Agriculture announced Monday. The automaker’s purchase of carbon credits is helping to prevent 11,000 acres of prairies from becoming cropland. The idea is to fight climate change through conservation—the…