Agricultural sector could be net zero by 2040 if Australia boosts efforts, report suggests

Regions ‘disproportionately affected’ by climate risk but enhancing current emissions reduction programs would help, Ernst and Young analysis shows

Australia’s agricultural sector can reach net zero emissions by 2040, achieving emissions reductions of 40% by 2030 and 60% by 2035 by scaling up existing Morrison government programs, according to new work from Ernst and Young.

, Agricultural sector could be net zero by 2040 if Australia boosts efforts, report suggests, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

The core of the abatement strategy modelled for the group Farmers for Climate Action involves reducing methane, electrifying transport, overhauling some land use, including more reforestation of marginal farmland, and improving land management through practices like increasing carbon sequestered in cropland.

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