Calls for universal framework to show ag’s carbon credentials – Sheep Central

Calls for universal framework to show ag’s carbon credentials - Sheep Central

Australian Farm Institute executive director, Richard Heath, left, with Wilson International Trade director, Peter Wilson, and AgriVision Australia owner and director, Eimear McDonagh, at Toowoomba conference. AUSTRALIAN agriculture needs to develop a clear framework showcasing sustainability and decarbonisation credentials to investors and customers if it is to stay globally competitive. That was a recurrent call […]

A proposal to scale up global carbon pricing

Vitor Gaspar and Ian Parry     | Published: June 19, 2021 21:58:44 Between one quarter and one half. That’s how much carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases must fall over the next decade to keep alive the goal of restricting global warming to below 2°C. The fastest and most practical way to achieve […]

Call for universal framework to showcase ag’s carbon credentials – Beef Central

Call for universal framework to showcase ag's carbon credentials - Beef Central

Australian Farm Institute executive director, Richard Heath, Wilson International Trade director, Peter Wilson, and AgriVision Australia owner and director, Eimear McDonagh, discuss the issues facing Australian agricultural trade at the ‘Agriculture and trade in disrupted economies’ conference in Toowoomba. AUSTRALIAN agriculture needs to develop a clear framework that showcases the industry’s sustainability and decarbonisation credentials […]

Carbon dioxide levels hit 50% higher than preindustrial time

The annual peak of global heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air has reached another dangerous milestone: 50% higher than when the industrial age began. And the average rate of increase is faster than ever, scientists reported Monday. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News channel. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said […]

Farmers seek funding to help cut peatland carbon emissions

Paludiculture trial East Anglia fens

Farmers and conservationists are pioneering ways to reduce the environmental impact of farming on peat, as pressure mounts to cut emissions from UK peatlands. There are also calls for specific funding focused on peatlands to help farmers switch to more sustainable systems. Lowland agricultural crop and grassland peat soils which have been drained, ploughed and […]

Reducing digital carbon footprint

While people all around the globe are actively adopting sustainable and environment-friendly alternatives, monitoring carbon footprints has become more crucial than ever. Thus arises a question- are there sources of carbon emissions around us that we can easily control but are unaware of? While managing our flight times, driving the right kind of environment-friendly cars […]

Carbon storage offers hope for climate, cash for farmers

Published Thursday, May 20, 2021 | 10 p.m. Updated 38 minutes ago ORIENT, Ohio (AP) — The rye and rapeseed that Rick Clifton cultivated in central Ohio were coming along nicely — until his tractor rumbled over the flat, fertile landscape, spraying it with herbicides. These crops weren’t meant to be eaten, but to occupy […]

Combatting climate change with carbon farming

Floating gardens as a way to keep farming despite climate change

Scientists, governments and corporations worldwide are racing against the clock to fight climate change, and part of the solution might be in our soil. By adding carbon from the atmosphere to depleted soil, farmers can both increase their yields and reduce emissions. A cover story in Chemical & Engineering News, the weekly newsmagazine of the […]