carbon

  1. Extreme Optimist

    James Rebanks on Radio 4 this morning

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0011rxf?fbclid=IwAR0xHH73eP6bpNE2jC-9c8F4qkOFp4egf7kp2Ti1GZZnysK_kkARvBqx6pM
  2. Farm Business RSS

    New low-carbon building regs outlined at Low Carbon Agriculture show

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Under new government regulations, domestic buildings built after 2025 will need to produce around 70-80% less carbon emissions than homes delivered under current regulations. This year non-domestic building regulations include a 27% improvement on carbon...
  3. News

    New low-carbon building regs outlined at Low Carbon Agriculture show

    Under new government regulations, domestic buildings built after 2025 will need to produce around 70-80% less carbon emissions than homes delivered under current regulations. This year non-domestic building regulations include a 27% improvement on carbon emissions as an interim step ahead of...
  4. Agriland RSS

    NI farming organisations to host on-farm meetings for politicians

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Northern Ireland’s two largest farm organisations have joined forces to host on-farm meetings for politicians. MLAs in rural constituencies will be invited by the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) and the Northern Ireland Agricultural Producers Association...
  5. Tonym

    cattle destroying the planet

    Cattle already have the blame for destroying the planet so what harm could NASA do with its latest venture? They are going to launch a rocket to alter the course of an asteroid to prevent it colliding with earth. They are interfering with the universe not knowing the consequences of their...
  6. Jack Russell

    Grouse moor management

    If they were to ban burning the moor, could it be managed by flailing? Could that be seen as a sensible alternative? Cheers
  7. Precision AG RSS

    EarthOptics Launches New Soil Carbon Project Labeling to Help Consumers Choose Climate-Smart Products

    Written by Matt Hopkins from Precision Ag Calls on CPG companies to display on packaging amount of carbon removed from atmosphere and stored in soil to demonstrate positive impact on climate change. The post EarthOptics Launches New Soil Carbon Project Labeling to Help Consumers Choose...
  8. Farm Business RSS

    Agribusiness conference: Funding, and science-based, practical legislation is key to a ‘greener’ economic recovery.

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Delegates at AIC’s Agribusiness conference on 17th November, felt that the agri supply sector is in a good position to deliver ‘greener’ economic growth. However, concerns remain around funding to support greater innovation and whether the legislative...
  9. D

    someone writing in the Farmers Weekly has FINALLY got it

    Courtesy of the Farmers Weekly obvs: Joe Stanley Opinion: Blaming livestock for global warming is ill-informed As some 400 private jets carrying the world’s climate-conscious business and political elite – plus the prerequisite sprinkling of actors – touched down in Glasgow, and a chap with a...
  10. MX7

    News Headlines, “Today it has been announced by a government department, that carbon offsets are a theoretical idea and in practice useless”.

    As above ,how long will it be before we read such a headline??
  11. D

    Veganism is ‘the opponent’ of climate change mitigation - Lord Deben

    From Farmers Guardian: Veganism is ‘the opponent’ of climate change mitigation, says top climate advisor News18 Nov 2021Abi Kay The UK Government’s top climate change advisor has warned vegan activists are ‘the opponent’ of climate change mitigation. Lord Deben, who chairs the influential...
  12. jackrussell101

    Allan Savory video

  13. D

    EU aims to curb deforestation with beef and coffee import ban

    I don't normally post stuff from the Gruniad cos 99.9% is beyond help. Can we have another referendum please? https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/nov/17/eu-deforestation-beef-coffee-import-ban-commodities-endangered-forests
  14. Farfrae

    Yum, Yum

    The state propaganda service is in fine form. Do watch the video it is only 2 minutes. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-59335815 Joe Public won't have a choice when their Carbon balance runs out and your programmable digital currency doesn't let you buy anything else. Or the real thing is...
  15. glow worm

    To mask up or not?

    With parts of Devon & Cornwall currently having the highest cases of Covid in the Country ( according to the BBC news) what does everyone think on whether or not mask wearing should continue to be encouraged? With nearly all our local shops / businesses still asking for people to wear masks...
  16. bobk

    Hs2 Manchester - Leeds scrapped

    I'd scrap the lot . rail travel is uneconomic now . heaven knows how much the fares will be after £ 100bilion is wasted
  17. Mccormick 94

    Next Farming Equipment & Technolgy Fund

    Very simple What options would people like to see added to the second round of the Farming Equipment & Technolgy Fund having now seen the list for the first round? Just thought it would be a good idea to have a place to pool ideas for next time. Rules; 1. List your suggestion and briefly why...
  18. Kevtherev

    New Grants

    Grants to plant trees and now grants for machines to chop them down….
  19. Agriland RSS

    NFU Scotland’s ‘unprecedented’ response to gov consultation

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland has said it has received an ‘unprecedented level of response’ from its farmers and crofters to inform its submission of response to a government consultation published in late summer. The union has made a...
  20. Farm Business RSS

    Industry invited to help shape the future of the LEAF Marque Standard

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), which runs the global environmental assurance system, LEAF Marque, has started a public consultation on its LEAF Marque Standard (v16.0 Draft). The standard sets out the requirements for LEAF Marque certification...
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