Displaying items by tag: climate change
Farm comparison work will start soon to support scientifically the claim that a biologically active fertiliser system now used on 200 dairy farms reduces environmental impacts and raises profits.
Will sheep and beef farmers in future grow trees to sell offsets to dairy under the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)?
No one immediate solution is available to New Zealand to deal with the problem of greenhouse gas emissions caused by agriculture.
New Zealanders must work together and start tackling the complex problem of the biological greenhouse gases from agriculture, says Dr Jan Wright, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment.
The government is looking at how to get more trees planted as a key part of meeting its Paris agreement obligations, says Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett.
Climate change Minister Paula Bennett has ruled out bringing agriculture under the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) within the next few years.
With climate change will come more extremes of weather. That could well mean more sustained periods of drought in some of our major grape growing regions, especially Marlborough.
New Zealand’s Paris target, of 30% reduction in 2005 emissions levels by 2030, is fair and ambitious, and will not be easy to reach, says Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett.
Thirteen research projects have received funding approvals totalling $3.1 million through MPI’s Sustainable Land Management and Climate Change (SLMACC) research programme.