Emissions

New Zealand accelerates efforts to lower agricultural emissions

New Zealand accelerates efforts to lower agricultural emissions

The New Zealand government has committed NZ$710 million (€430 million) over the next four years to speed up efforts to...

May 16, 2022

Study shows 11% methane drop in supplemented dairy cows

Study shows 11% methane drop in supplemented dairy cows

A new study has shown that cumulative methane output was reduced by almost 11% in dairy cows that received a...

May 9, 2022

Fonterra to expand trial on reducing methane emissions to more farms

Fonterra to expand trial on reducing methane emissions to more farms

New Zealand dairy cooperative, Fonterra, is to expand a trial which uses seaweed to reduce methane emissions from cows. In...

May 5, 2022

Lack of emissions disclosures among animal protein producers – FAIRR

Lack of emissions disclosures among animal protein producers – FAIRR

New data from global investor coalition, FAIRR’s Protein Producer Index has shown that only 18% of global meat and dairy...

December 8, 2021

DSM to open methane-reducing additive production plant in Scotland

DSM to open methane-reducing additive production plant in Scotland

Royal DSM, a global company active in health, nutrition and bioscience, has announced that it is planning to implement large...

November 9, 2021

CAFRE highlights the value of carbon calculators

CAFRE highlights the value of carbon calculators

The College of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (CAFRE) has confirmed that carbon calculators can be used to estimate the...

November 9, 2021

Brazil approves methane-reducing livestock feed additive

Brazil approves methane-reducing livestock feed additive

Royal DSM, a global company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has received regulatory approval from the Brazilian and...

October 6, 2021

Cattle ‘toilet trained’ by researchers in bid to cut emissions

Cattle ‘toilet trained’ by researchers in bid to cut emissions

A team of researchers from New Zealand and Germany say they have successfully “toilet trained” cattle, which they argue will...

September 14, 2021

Australia leads the way with world’s first lower emission steak

Australia leads the way with world’s first lower emission steak

Australian company FutureFeed has served up a world’s first this month, dishing up sustainable seaweed-fed lower emission steak with celebrity...

August 24, 2021

‘Cows are the new coal’ according to global investor group

‘Cows are the new coal’ according to global investor group

A global investor coalition and former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon are calling on all G20 nations to disclose specific targets...

July 6, 2021

Achieving a 70% reduction in ammonia emissions with a circular shed system

Achieving a 70% reduction in ammonia emissions with a circular shed system

A new shed system for separating mineral flows and converting emissions into value has been unveiled in the form of...

October 7, 2020

Study: Climate impact of grass-fed cattle herds ‘may be overestimated’

Study: Climate impact of grass-fed cattle herds ‘may be overestimated’

Direct emissions of a powerful greenhouse gas from certain pasture types are lower than previously thought – meaning the climate...

July 7, 2020

‘Agriculture is going full throttle; yet emissions remain the same’ – US scientist

‘Agriculture is going full throttle; yet emissions remain the same’ – US scientist

Agriculture is going “full throttle” across the globe, yet the sector’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions remain at pre-Covid-19 levels, it...

April 19, 2020

UFU: ‘Genuine partnerships needed to tackle ammonia’

UFU: ‘Genuine partnerships needed to tackle ammonia’

Genuine working partnerships must be at the heart of any plans to tackle ammonia in Northern Ireland, according to the...

December 28, 2018

UFU: ‘Genuine partnerships needed to tackle ammonia’

UFU: ‘Genuine partnerships needed to tackle ammonia’

Genuine working partnerships must be at the heart of any plans to tackle ammonia in Northern Ireland, according to the...

December 26, 2018

Emissions: Stage V widens scope to cover all ‘non-road vehicles’

Emissions: Stage V widens scope to cover all ‘non-road vehicles’

Limits on exhaust emissions are getting ever tighter. The start of 2019 will see the introduction of the ‘European Stage...

November 20, 2018

Reducing food production could cut emissions – UK report

Reducing food production could cut emissions – UK report

Reducing demand for beef, lamb and milk by changing diets could help cut back on methane and nitrous oxide emissions,...

November 15, 2018

Stricter emission limits for agricultural machinery become law

Stricter emission limits for agricultural machinery become law

The European Council approved new requirements to reduce pollutant emissions, such as dust particles and nitrogen oxides, from engines of...

July 19, 2016