I have put together a simple discussion document for feedback. Please click on the link below. ...
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1. Why did the Government withhold the fact stabilised Methane does not contribute to further warming from the entire submission process? Did you not consider this relevant to the discussion given the Paris Agreement goal is specifically to limit further warming?  ...
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There has been major progress in the discussion on agricultural emissions in recent weeks. NZ agriculture will soon be recognized as 'zero warming'. If you would like to know how that is possible, please read the following PDF attachment. The equation is actually surprisingl...
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Climate change organisations like the NZAGRC, politicians and the general public have for years been demonizing the agricultural industry for their contribution to climate change.  This targeting of the industry relies on ignoring two basic climate change facts.  1...
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Those with time to follow the news will have heard Simon Upton's most recent report has suggested Methane needs to drop by 10 to 22% by 2050. This is actually a good result for farmers as now we have agreed numbers to work with. The media has tried to spin how significant th...
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The Zero Carbon Bill is an opportunity for New Zealand to lead the world on smart agricultural emissions policy. James Shaw has regularly touted his wish to see our country as international leaders on climate change and is trying to break new ground by bringing biological em...
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1. Are pre-1990 forests going to be included in the GHG budget? The Paris Agreement has no requirement to exclude pre-1990 forests (unlike the Kyoyo Protocol) so is it not in farmers interests to at least try and include them?  Trying to make any further goal announceme...
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Its time for farmers and exporters to support a smart ETS

Its taken a while but James Shaw did conceed at the recent Hamilton Zero Carbon meeting that NZ agriculture is probably warming neutral as of 2018, even if he is reluctant to make a public statement to that effect. The key information is actually buried way down on page 22 o...
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What are net emissions?

There are two ways to look at 'net' Methane emissions.1. The government approach is to use the GWP100 accounting method. This option is widely accepted as having no correlation to warming, however it is the common way to compare CH4 with other GHGs. The Government would cons...
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The numbers are in

With the Government seemingly intent on including agriculture in the ETS I felt it was appropriate to take a look at the justification behind the decision. As it turns out the case is very weak, to the point that (if/when) the NZ agricultural industry eventually gets their h...
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