Methane’s different warming impact still not accounted for

Federated Farmers is very concerned the Climate Change Commission’s draft advice to the government on emissions budgets puts a much bigger ask on methane-emitters – largely farmers – to make up for a lack of action on those sectors emitting carbon dioxide. This is because in the terms of reference the Climate Change Minister did … Continued

Groundswell meeting in Ashburton

A farmer group formed to urge the government to take a more practical approach to freshwater rules is holding a meeting in Ashburton next month. Groundswell NZ grew out of a protest late last year when 120 tractors were driven down Gore’s main street in response to new freshwater regulations. Spokesman Laurie Paterson said that … Continued