Displaying items by tag: climate change
When you have a hard problem and no solutions you tend to ignore it: that's what New Zealand has been doing about greenhouse gas emissions, says Anders Crofoot, Federated Farmers spokesman on climate change.
Diplomatic representatives speaking yesterday in Auckland believe there is a strong chance of global agreement in the upcoming climate negotiations in Paris in December.
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.
With the threat of climate change confronting New Zealand dairy farming, CRV Ambreed says their tropical dairy breed may provide a solution.
Challenges and opportunities exist for agriculture in limiting global warming to 2oC, says a leading New Zealand agricultural greenhouse gas researcher.
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.
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.
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.
THE THREAT of climate change to global agriculture will be the focus of an international conference in the United States this month.