Greenhouse Gas

Pork CRC-supported Ryan Chen graduated with a PHD from Flinders University

Algae may help reduce emissions on pig farms

By Oscar Rousseau

Adding algae to wastewater may reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help pig farmers become more environmentally friendly, the Australian Pork Cooperative Research Centre (Pork CRC) claims.

From left to right: Charles Rikard-Bell, Tom La, Nyree Phillips and David Hampson

Australian pig body boasts of income-driving product range

By Oscar Rousseau

The Cooperative Research Centre for High Integrity Australian Pork (Pork CRC) has claimed that products and technologies in its development pipeline will drive revenue and productivity gains for producers.

Arnold Schwarzenegger's supports vegetarian diets as a means to tackle climate change

Hollywood stars call for meat consumption drop

By Oscar Rousseau

China has enlisted Arnold Schwarzenegger and film-maker James Cameron to call for lower meat consumption, with the government poised to tackle its environmental crisis. 

HKScan said replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy helped reduce emissions

Animal fat helps HKScan cut emissions by a third

By Oscar Rousseau

Meat processor HKScan reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 35% in 2015, and using animal fats for heating was one of several eco-friendly measures used to reduce its carbon footprint.

Global food wast costs $940bn per year

Leaders unite in Davos to tackle food waste

By Oscar Rousseau

A thirty-strong team of CEOs, politicians and agri-food experts will spearhead a global initiative to cut food waste by 50%, after meeting at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos.

A review into ammonia emissions has come under fire from the EU agriculture sector

EU review on emissions a ‘serious risk’

By Oscar Rousseau

A review on ammonia emissions has been criticised by EU farming bodies for posing a ‘serious risk’ to the livelihood of Europe’s agriculture sector. 

Livestock represent 8.5% of Norway's total greenhouse gas emissions

Farmers in Norway oppose carbon tax proposals

By Poorna Rodrigo

Norwegian farmers are opposing a host of proposals from a government-appointed ‘green tax committee’, which are designed to cut emissions. These include introducing a carbon tax on red meat consumption and reducing government subsidies for the industry,...