Displaying items by tag: climate change

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 08:55

Emissions report: keep it simple, say farmers

Give us a “simple one-on-one” guide to the issue of climate change, says Federated Farmers vice-president and climate change spokesman Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 09:55

Emissions prices should carry an incentive

DairyNZ says emissions prices suggested by the Productivity Commission would heavily affect NZ farming if the sector faced a full emissions price under the Emissions Trading Scheme.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 07:55

Farmers need not be scared by report

The chairman of the Productivity Commission, Murray Sherwin, says farmers should not be scared by his organisation’s latest report on how New Zealand can achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Published in General News

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE) wants to see an evidence-based debate on how New Zealand should deal with greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 August 2018 12:55

NZ farmers can improve GHG profiles

Since 1990 New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture have increased about 20% with industry growth, particularly dairy, but it's not all bad news.

Published in General News

Waikato Federated Farmers Vice President Jacqui Hahn is one of 15 dairy farmers chosen as New Zealand’s climate change ambassadors.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 10:55

Farmers not alone on climate change

Farmers more than any other New Zealanders will be negatively impacted by the effects of climate change, says Climate Change Minister James Shaw.

Published in General News
Thursday, 31 May 2018 13:55

Climate change ambassadors named by DairyNZ

Fifteen dairy farmers well advanced in mitigating climate change on their farms are being heralded as New Zealand’s ‘climate change ambassadors’. 

Published in Agribusiness

Climate Change Minister James Shaw has released the Climate Change Adaptation Technical Working Group’s (CCATWG) recommendations.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 09:55

Experts studying ETS options

Bringing farming into a revamped emissions trading scheme (ETS) is now being considered by the interim climate change committee, says Climate Change Minister James Shaw.

Published in General News