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Carbon forum: Legislated climate targets bring renewed opportunity to land sector

Carbon Market Institute CEO John Connor says the government’s climate target represents a big opportunity for agriculture…Read More

John Connor, CEO, Carbon Market Institute (CMI), 11/08/2022

Carbon markets: clear premiums showing for certain projects

A growing divergence of pricing is emerging in Australia’s carbon market, with nature-based and savanna burning projects demanding a clear premium over the rest…Read More

Eric Barker, 10/08/2022

Five considerations before signing renewable energy contracts

With landowners told to expect more approaches from renewable energy companies, Beef Central has been looking into some of the contract considerations…Read More

Eric Barker, 09/08/2022

Carbon hot topic during Brisbane’s Ekka gatherings

The continuing evolution of the carbon market in the beef industry and the challenges it faces were popular topics for discussion during events held as part of Brisbane’s Ekka last week. While uncertainty over regulation and assessment processes was raised by several stakeholders, more than a billion dollars worth of carbon-led property investment projects were currently in the wings in northern Australia, one speaker said…Read More

Jon Condon, 08/08/2022

Access to finance biggest driver for Tyson Foods’ carbon target

The sustainability director of one of the world’s largest meat processing companies says it is likely producers will need to know their carbon number by 2030 – calling for National Vendor Declarations to include the information…Read More

Eric Barker, 08/08/2022

Carbon forum: Has beef become the sacrificial lamb in emissions debate?

The “beef is bad for the environment” drum has been beating loudly in recent months, with media outlets and governments making big claims about the industry’s footprint…Read More

Eric Barker, 04/08/2022

Ireland introduces potentially herd reducing emissions target

Ireland has been added to the list of countries to make a commitment to dramatically cut agricultural emissions – aiming for a 25 percent reduction between the years of 2018 and 2030…Read More

Eric Barker, 01/08/2022

Carbon forum: why livestock producers should care about carbon footprint

University of Melbourne Dr Richard Eckard runs through some of the best ways to reduce emissions…Read More

Dr Richard Eckard, University of Melbourne, 28/07/2022

Study aims to quantify profitability of natural capital

The next phase of a significant research partnership involving hundreds of on-farm red meat producer observation sites will begin to roll out across Australia…Read More

Beef Central, 28/07/2022

Carbon price drops on the back of renewed criticism

Australia’s carbon market has dropped off in the past month on the back of renewed criticism of certain methodologies under the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF)…Read More

Eric Barker, 27/07/2022

Welcome to AgCarbon Central

Welcome to AgCarbon Central, Australian agriculture’s dedicated online gathering-point for news, analysis and opinion across the rapidly emerging carbon industry…Read More

Jon Condon and James Nason, 26/07/2022

OPINION: Our climate policy pays people to grow trees that already existed. Taxpayers deserve better

New analysis suggests the vast majority of carbon credits granted for regrowing native forests either has not occurred, or would have occurred anyway…Read More

Andrew McIntosh, Don Butler and Megan Evans, 19/07/2022

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