Displaying items by tag: climate change
OPINION: Why are we accusing farming and in particularly dairy farming for being the cause, at least here in NZ, for global warming?
Cows and pasture are not the villains in climate change, but could instead be our saviours, says Hawke’s Bay farmer, soil scientist and consultant Phyllis Tichinin.
OPINION: The Government's policy to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions in New Zealand is working directly against the goals of the Paris Accord.
OPINION: In theory everyone is happy with the deal struck between the Government and the agricultural sector over emissions.
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor is predicting huge international demand for a native seaweed if research proves its worth as a potential methane buster for agriculture.
The emissions train is leaving the station and farmers need to be aboard, says DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle.
OPINION: Primary sector bosses and Government ministers waxed lyrical at a news conference at Parliament on the new deal on agricultural emissions.