Displaying items by tag: climate change
New Zealand Winegrowers has made a commitment to the industry becoming net carbon-zero ahead of the Government’s 2050 deadline.
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!
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.
A new research project will help inform vineyard recovery strategies following hail, after three separate events hit New Zealand vineyards last spring.
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.
Both policymakers and scientists are struggling to deal with the issues of climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, says an expert.
OPINION: Why are we accusing farming and in particularly dairy farming for being the cause, at least here in NZ, for global warming?