Displaying items by tag: climate change

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
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 08:55

Emissions trading scheme threat looms

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.

Published in General News
Saturday, 05 May 2018 14:55

Climate Change workshops target dairy farmers

DairyNZ has announced a three-week climate change roadshow with eight workshops for dairy farmers in regional centres around New Zealand.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 April 2018 12:55

Climate change committee just needs a farmer

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. 

Published in General News

DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle has welcomed the announcement of the members of the Interim Climate Change Committee.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 14:49

Interim Climate Change Committee announced

Minister for Climate Change James Shaw has announced the membership of the Interim Climate Change Committee.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 10:55

Methane not a villain

Many people do not grasp that methane is a short-lived gas that recycles, says Feds climate change spokesman Andrew Hoggard. 

Published in General News

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. 

Published in Opinion
Friday, 27 October 2017 14:55

NZ slacking on climate change – UK peer

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.

Published in General News
Friday, 24 February 2017 10:55

NZ/US teamwork on nitrogen breakthrough

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.

Published in Agribusiness