Displaying items by tag: climate change

Thursday, 22 August 2019 07:55

Emissions trading tops farmers’ concerns

Climate change policy and the emissions trading scheme (ETS) are farmers’ biggest concerns.

Published in Agribusiness

OPINION: New Zealand's Action on Agricultural emissions places us all in a very uncomfortable situation.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 16 August 2019 14:55

Emissions profile for every farm

All Fonterra farms will get a unique report about their biological emissions within 15 months.

Published in General News
Thursday, 15 August 2019 08:20

Climate change challenges will grow

Pressure on farmers from climate change – both from the changing climatic conditions and reducing emissions – will only increase, says Primary Sector Council chairman Lain Jager.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 07:55

Meat given a bum steer

Red meat is unfairly a scapegoat in the fight against climate change, says a European academic.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 August 2019 11:47

Playing our part — Editorial

Dairy farmers have made clear to the Government that they don’t support a methane reduction target of 24% to 47% by 2050.

Published in Opinion

Farmers may think the pressure of climate change today is bad, but it will get much, much worse, says Primary Sector Council chairman Lain Jager.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 August 2019 11:55

Just 0.04% of global emissions

While New Zealand dairy may be a big chunk of this country’s inventory of greenhouse gas emissions (about 25%) it is relatively small as a component of total global emissions, says Fonterra chief scientist Jeremy Hill.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 August 2019 10:25

Methane inhibitor facing hurdles

Farmers are urging the Government to help register a novel methane inhibitor for cow rumens.

Published in General News
Friday, 02 August 2019 12:23

Change tune — Editorial

OPINION: New Zealand's farming sector is often targeted by any number of different pressure groups wanting to blame it for one or other of the world’s problems.

Published in Opinion

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