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US approach to climate change policy and agriculture

Mick Keogh - Friday, May 15, 2009

At the Agriculture, Greenhouse and Emissions Trading conference, delegates heard that in the USA, agriculture and forestry offsets will be the oil that enables an emissions trading scheme to run smoothly.  View the rest of the post here

 
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Climate change policy and Australian agriculture

Mick Keogh - Friday, May 08, 2009

The Australian Farm Institute recently held its second Agriculture, Greenhouse and Emissions Trading conference, which brought together experts from a broad range of disciplines to consider the Government’s CPRS proposal as it will relate to agriculture.  View the rest of the post here

 
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Is it drought, or climate change?

Mick Keogh - Friday, November 21, 2008

After yet another poor winter crop season in southern Australia, more and more farmers are wondering whether the current run of dry autumns and low rainfall is evidence of climate change, rather than just another extended drought. View the rest of the post here

 
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Agriculture Roundtable Conference

Mick Keogh - Wednesday, November 05, 2008

The Farm Institute’s 2008 Agriculture Roundtable Conference is next week in Canberra, and promises to be a very interesting 2 days. Starting on Monday night with the Conference Dinner, delegates will hear from Agriculture Minister Tony Burke. It’s been a busy 12 months for Minister Burke’s first year in the position, and I look forward to hearing his thoughts on the challenges for 2009.  View the rest of the post here

 
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