Six global food companies announce new drive at COP28.
New research is looking at the benefits of planting trees in paddock corners outside the reach of irrigation pivots on dairy systems.
Dam on the Makaroro River would be useful in flood and fire, says Tim Gilbertson.
There is real risk that if the international rules, and our domestic response, get this wrong, global emissions will go up as milk and meat production shift from NZ to less-efficient countries, writes Paul Melville.
Researchers model the fate of herd, land and infrastructure as waters rise.
Alan Emerson says the chances of meaningful climate action are slim as 70,000 people get ready to meet in a major oil-producing country.
In 2021 gross GHG emissions declined 0.7%, largely thanks to agri cuts.
Almost $9m set aside to bolster protection for remote maraes hit by Cyclone Gabrielle.
‘If anything, other sectors of the economy have been asked to do the heavy lifting to compensate for the lack of action on agricultural emissions.’
Country moving too slowly in nailing down offshore carbon credit options, experts say.
Global warming is showing signs of being about to move up a level.
Livestock, so often vilified in GHG debates, is in fact a solution if managed well, says John King.
A responsible, well-governed forestry industry is in everyone’s interests, Colin Jacobs writes in an open letter to Climate Change Minister James Shaw.
Volcanoes aren’t the only thing creating a lot of hot air, says Alan Emerson.
Conference told to get used to doing business in a constantly changing world.
The climate disclosure regime affects around 200 organisations, including most companies listed on the NZX, large insurers, banks and fund managers, along with the NZ Super Fund and ACC.
There’s not much talk of the government among this cohort. Bureaucracy moves too slowly and the path to prosperity lies with them, not Wellington.
Tech company pleads for businesses to help rebuild food production in region.
The facility is funded by the Centre for Climate Action on Agricultural Emissions, its primary sector joint venture partner, and AgResearch.
NZ exposed on two fronts: short, sharp shocks and gradual seasonal change.
We should keep doing what we’re doing and leave the Europeans to their own GHG systems, says Alan Emerson.
B.linc forum explores risks and opportunities of popular climate change strategy.
Recycling carbon tax to households has worked in other countries, say proponents
Doubts about the future of ‘grass-fed’ farming misplaced, says head of methane joint venture.
Legislation will also ban environmental claims based solely on carbon offsetting schemes.
Chair of Southern Pastures says NZ dairy farmers can be heroes of climate change.
The aim is to accelerate mitigation technologies for agricultural methane emissions.
Washington DC meeting expected to be this year’s milestone event in field.
But report also highlights opportunities for a food-producing nation as crop conditions alter.
NZ must act with greater urgency to reduce GHG, and not by over-planting forests either.
New fees will make it more challenging for landowners to register native forests, says CarbonCrop CEO Jo Blundell.
The support comes from the Government Investment in Decarbonising Industry (GIDI) Process Heat Contestable Fund.
The scientists say despite their findings, methane remains a potent contributor to global warming, and efforts to reduce methane emissions are still required.
It is critical NZ get its ETS settings right, says Climate Change Commissioner.
World-leading public-private partnership invests in methane-inhibiting agritech.
Country offered emergency water management technology to New Zealand after the floods.
Range of targets and protocols coming up as consumers ask more of their food producers, Rabobank’s Marttin tells Farm2Fork.
It has been determined that 40-50% of climate impacts come from the agriculture industry.