Displaying items by tag: climate change

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 13:46

Wine industry to lead in cutting carbon

New Zealand Winegrowers has made a commitment to the industry becoming net carbon-zero ahead of the Government’s 2050 deadline.

Published in Industry
Wednesday, 15 April 2020 14:46

Sheep and beef GHGs overstated

New research indicates NZ’s sheep and beef greenhouse gas emissions have been overstated.

Published in General News
Friday, 03 April 2020 11:20

Change of tune needed

OPINION: It has been some weeks since we have had to face the ideological rhetoric, in any quantity, that has pervaded our lives for much of the last three years – and I haven’t missed it one bit!

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 March 2020 10:57

NZ’s first energy demonstration farm 

New Zealand’s first Energy Demonstration Farm is at work, with an aim to find sustainable energy solutions to meet the Government’s carbon reduction requirements.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 March 2020 14:21

Research on vineyard hail damage

A new research project will help inform vineyard recovery strategies following hail, after three separate events hit New Zealand vineyards last spring.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 March 2020 14:17

Climate change in Rheingau

One of Germany’s renowned wine regions is under threat because of climate change.

Published in Industry
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 09:55

Expect more acute events – O’Connor

Preparedness for dealing with acute adverse climatic events is going to have to be a part of mainstream farm practice, says Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 09:11

Climate change deals ‘too complicated’

Both policymakers and scientists are struggling to deal with the issues of climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, says an expert.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 March 2020 07:20

No need to destroy the perfect way of farming

OPINION: Why are we accusing farming and in particularly dairy farming for being the cause, at least here in NZ, for global warming?

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 12:57

How to prepare for a changing climate

New research reveals how pastoral farm systems will likely be impacted by climate change.

Published in General News