Cosmos Country: Transitioning agriculture to net zero emissions

Australia’s farmers and agricultural industries are at the front line when it comes to dealing with the impacts of climate change. Agriculture also contributes 14% of the country’s emissions.

The recently established Zero Net Emissions Agriculture Cooperative Research Centre (ZNE-Ag CRC) aims to help the agriculture industry transition to net zero by 2040 by bringing academic knowledge and agriculture experience together.

In this episode of Cosmos Country, hosts Glenn Morrison and Jamie Seidel speak with Dr Deb Cousins and Professor Matthew Morell from the ZNE-Ag CRC’s Establishment Committee about the role of the CRC, the challenges facing our farmers and the integrated systems approach needed to make the transition.

To discover more about how rural and regional Australia is adapting to climate change, listen to the who seasons of Cosmos Country podcasts.

The Greenlight Project is a year-long look at how regional Australia is preparing for and adapting to climate change.

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