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Wed, 12/11/14 – 11:36 | Posted by James Schultz

 – this Broadcast was originally aired on the The ABC’s Landline, 9 November 2014 

Carbon Farming 

Reported by Sean Murphy
Landline ABC
November 9, 2014

 

PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER:

Last week, the Senate breathed life into the Abbott Government’s Direct Action climate policy, which features a $2.5 billion Emissions Reduction Fund.

It ends months of uncertainty in the wake of the carbon tax being axed. But what does it mean for the Carbon Farming Initiative? How will farmers and Aboriginal communities with existing carbon abatement schemes adapt? And will the new system deliver Australia’s promised 5 per cent cut in emissions by 2020?

Sean Murphy reports.

To watch the full episode follow the link here: Landline, Series 2014 Ep 41

 

The Age: Wide, brown land becomes a home to carbon farming
Thu, 21/08/14 – 11:50 | Posted by James Schultz
The Age: Wide, brown land becomes a home to carbon farming

 – this article was originally published on the The Age website, 17 August 2014 
Wide, brown land becomes a home to carbon farming
By Tom Arup
Environment editor, The Age
August 17, 2014
On Peter Yench’s sheep farm the bulldozers are ready. …

MEDIA RELEASE: First carbon credits issued from protecting native forest in NSW Western Lands
Mon, 24/02/14 – 12:38 | Posted by GreenCollar
MEDIA RELEASE: First carbon credits issued from protecting native forest in NSW Western Lands

SYDNEY, 24 February 2014 – GreenCollar Group is pleased to announce issuance of the first ever Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) for a Native Forest Protection project on a Western Lands lease.
This is a significant achievement for …

Leaked IPCC report says time to act on climate is now
Mon, 20/01/14 – 16:40 | Posted by GreenCollar

The longer we wait to mitigate the detrimental levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) thrown into the atmosphere, the harder it’s going to be to work against rising temperatures, according to a leaked draft report from the …

World agriculture ministers say climate change causing food shortages
Mon, 20/01/14 – 11:24 | Posted by GreenCollar

Efforts to rid the world of hunger face “immense challenges” as farmers deal with resource scarcity, climate change and loss of soil fertility, agriculture ministers from 65 countries have said, according to media reports.
Economic and …

CO2 emissions in the US on the upswing
Wed, 15/01/14 – 11:31 | Posted by GreenCollar

Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the US rose by 2 per cent last year, the US Energy Information Agency reported, beginning a climb up, despite still being lower than during strong economic performance years.
Some 5.38 …

More renewables investment needed: UN climate chief
Wed, 15/01/14 – 11:28 | Posted by GreenCollar

The UN climate chief Christiana Figueres has urged global financial institutions to triple their investments in clean energy to reach the US $1 trillion a year mark that would help avert a climate catastrophe.
In an interview with …

MEDIA RELEASE – NATIVE FOREST PROTECTION PROJECTS
Mon, 6/01/14 – 13:45 | Posted by James Schultz

 SYDNEY, 6th of January 2014 – GCS is pleased to announce the approval of its latest Native Forest Protection project under the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) – the first ever on leasehold land.
The declaration of …

New Native Forest Protection Project approved
Mon, 6/01/14 – 12:00 | Posted by James Schultz

SYDNEY, 6th of January 2014 – GCS is pleased to announce the approval of its latest Native Forest Protection project under the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) – the first ever on leasehold land.
“Approval for this …

MEDIA RELEASE: First native forest protection carbon credits created
Mon, 11/11/13 – 14:57 | Posted by GreenCollar
MEDIA RELEASE: First native forest protection carbon credits created

SYDNEY 11 November 2013 – GCS is pleased to report that it has been issued the first ever Australian carbon credit units (ACCUs) for a Native Forest Protection project under the Carbon Farming Initiative.

“This is a tremendous milestones for …

Greenhouse gas concentrations reach new record: UN World Meteorological Organization
Thu, 7/11/13 – 12:56 | Posted by GreenCollar

 The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record in 2012, continuing an upward and accelerating trend that is driving climate change and will shape the future of the planet, the UN …