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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.
All farmers should feel threatened by the possibility that agriculture will come under the emissions trading scheme (ETS), says Federated Farmers climate change spokesman Andrew Hoggard.
DairyNZ has announced a three-week climate change roadshow with eight workshops for dairy farmers in regional centres around New Zealand.
DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle supports the new Interim Climate Change Committee, however he is concerned that it has no member with actual farm knowledge.
DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle has welcomed the announcement of the members of the Interim Climate Change Committee.
Minister for Climate Change James Shaw has announced the membership of the Interim Climate Change Committee.
Many people do not grasp that methane is a short-lived gas that recycles, says Feds climate change spokesman Andrew Hoggard.
Reducing onfarm emissions is a challenge facing all farmers, not just dairy. In fact, it is one of the biggest challenges facing the food producing sector worldwide.
A British conservative politician and head of its climate change committee has rebuked New Zealand for not showing enough leadership on climate change issues for agriculture.
New Zealand and American scientists have discovered a previously unknown way of chemically converting reactive nitrogen, common in soil and water, into a safe form rather than a harmful greenhouse gas.