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The NZAGRC is committed to providing information regarding agricultural greenhouse gases research and overview information.
Below are a list of publications and reports from a variety of sources that may be useful if you're interested in agricultural greenhouse gases. They range from information for those who have a general interest in greenhouse gas mitigation options and technologies through to very specific science papers on the various gases, technologies and mitigation solutions.
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Welcome to the July 2017 edition of the Livestock Research Group’s newsletter.
USDA’s Acting Chief Scientist, Dr Ann Bartuska, remarked at the recent Livestock Research Group (LRG) meeting how much the group has grown in subject area and expertise. She described this as “crucial given the importance of livestock’s role in our food systems, [alongside] the need to increase production – both the amount and nutritional quality – sustainably”.
Livestock greenhouse gas emissions now account for 62% of all agricultural emissions (FAOSTAT). With 92 countries including livestock emissions in their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement, the sector’s contribution to climate change is becoming a global priority. This was borne out in Washington D.C. at the LRG meeting – our biggest gathering yet, attracting over 60 participants including from nearly 30 countries and all of our major international and regional partners.
2017_07_July_LRG newsletter.pdf (0.45MB)