Greenhouse Gas

AgResearch says livestock can be bred to produce less methane emissions. Pic: Getty Images/Oknopo

AgResearch serious in solving greenhouse gas challenges

Kiwis show methane emissions research is more than hot air

By Richard Whitehead

How can farms reduce their greenhouse gas footprint—not tomorrow, when regulators have ruled on what is acceptable and passed it on to the dairy industry to be acted on, but right now?

Both TINE ansd Emmi are looking to reduce GHG emissions. Pic: ©GettyImages/dragance137

TINE and Emmi look to cut GHG emissions

By Jim Cornall

Last month, DairyReporter covered a report from the group GRAIN, which investigated the amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from dairy companies.

Multiple companies have acknowledged that dairy farming does contribute a significantly to GHG emmissions, but that they are actively working to minimize their environmental footprint.  ©GettyImages/Grigorenko

Dairy industry disputes GRAIN report on global GHG emissions

By Mary Ellen Shoup

International nonprofit GRAIN has revealed that the world’s top 10 dairy companies emitted roughly 231Mt (million tons) of CO2 in 2016, the equivalent of half of France’s total GHG footprint and a quarter of the emissions emitted by Germany.

The New Zealand dairy industry is looking to tackle greenhouse gas emissions from dairy farms. Pic: ©iStock/blagov58

DairyNZ launches environmental plan

By Jim Cornall

On Wednesday, DairyNZ launched its Dairy Action for Climate Change document, which is designed to lay down the foundation to reduce greenhouse gasses on dairy farms.

Elopak first packaging company to join RE100 campaign

Elopak first packaging company to join RE100 campaign

By Jenny Eagle

Elopak is the first major packaging company and the first Norwegian company to join the RE100 campaign, in partnership with The Climate Group, to engage, support and showcase influential companies committed to using 100% renewable power.