With 27 million sheep in New Zealand it is not surprising that a number will end up in amongst the…
OPINION: New Zealand's Action on Agricultural emissions places us all in a very uncomfortable situation.
Pressure on farmers from climate change – both from the changing climatic conditions and reducing emissions – will only increase, says Primary Sector Council chairman Lain Jager.
Dairy farmers have made clear to the Government that they don’t support a methane reduction target of 24% to 47% by 2050.
Farmers may think the pressure of climate change today is bad, but it will get much, much worse, says Primary Sector Council chairman Lain Jager.
While New Zealand dairy may be a big chunk of this country’s inventory of greenhouse gas emissions (about 25%) it is relatively small as a component of total global emissions, says Fonterra chief scientist Jeremy Hill.
OPINION: New Zealand's farming sector is often targeted by any number of different pressure groups wanting to blame it for one or other of the world’s problems.
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