Displaying items by tag: climate change

Friday, 13 September 2019 08:55

We are not quislings or sellouts

OPINION: The suggestion that groups such as DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ are selling the sector out over agricultural emissions is way off the mark and fails to grasp the complexity of the issue.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 11:49

Zero debate on climate change

OPINION: The media should allow debate surrounding the causes of climate change.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 10:55

Foreign investment is critical

Foreign investment not only brings in money but links New Zealand into foreign markets, says former Prime Minister John Key.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 27 August 2019 11:55

Not the time for tax – Key

Former Prime Minister John Key says imposing another tax on farmers now for greenhouse gas emissions won’t achieve much.

Published in General News
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