Displaying items by tag: climate change

Thursday, 09 July 2015 16:13

Feds back ambitious climate change target

Federated Farmers says the Government's climate change target, announced last week, is an ambitious one for New Zealand in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 30% below 2005 levels by 2030.

Published in General News
Sunday, 26 April 2015 15:37

Dairy breeds for climate change

With the threat of climate change confronting New Zealand dairy farming, CRV Ambreed says their tropical dairy breed may provide a solution.

Published in General News

Challenges and opportunities exist for agriculture in limiting global warming to 2oC, says a leading New Zealand agricultural greenhouse gas researcher.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 09:01

NZ 'leader in carbon efficient food'

THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Mitigation Report places New Zealand in a very good position so long as the policy nexus supports the carbon efficient production of food.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 08:05

NZ leads farm emissions research

A GLOBAL AGREEMENT is needed on greenhouse gases, but New Zealand is leading agricultural research on cutting emissions and farmers are doing their bit, says Climate Change minister, Tim Groser.

Published in General News
Monday, 31 March 2014 15:00

Floods, wildfires …. but more grass

CLIMATE CHANGE will bring flooding, wildfire and coastal damage to New Zealand – but also increased spring pasture growth in cooler regions, says a new international report.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 April 2013 15:56

Boffins chew on climate change actions

THE THREAT of climate change to global agriculture will be the focus of an international conference in the United States this month.

Published in World News
Friday, 02 November 2012 08:59

Labour wants more carbon credits bought here

The Labour Party is planning to introduce an amendment to the Government's emissions trading bill when it goes through the committee stages in Parliament in the next week or so.

Published in General News
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