Emissions

Arla's Settle plant. Pic: Arla Foods

Arla doubles emissions target

By Jim Cornall

With plans to convert to fossil free trucks, green electricity and low-energy solutions, farmer-owned dairy group, Arla Foods is scaling up its climate target for operations from 30 to 63% by 2030.

Dairy brands and individual farms are looking to reduce emissions from their supply and production chains.

N2 Applied raises funds for rollout of methane-eliminating technology

By Jim Cornall

Norwegian agtech business N2 Applied has completed a further fundraising of NOK 83m ($9.6m) from existing shareholders to accelerate the commercial rollout of technology converting animal manure into sustainable fertiliser while trapping greenhouse gases.

Dairy Dialog podcast 138: Climate Neutral, RangeMe, Tetra Pak

Dairy Dialog podcast 138: Climate Neutral, RangeMe, Tetra Pak

By Jim Cornall

There are three interviews, and four guests on the podcast this week. We have conversations with Climate Neutral CEO Austin Whitman; Nicky Jackson, CEO of RangeMe; and, from Tetra Pak, Frederik Wellendorph, vice president liquid food, and Alejandro Cabal,...

Arla has set a climate target of reducing CO2e emissions by 30% in 2030 and has an ambition of becoming carbon net zero by 2050. Pic: Arla

Arla green bonds snapped up

By Jim Cornall

Danish-headquartered dairy cooperative Arla has issued its first green bonds to help finance the transition towards a climate friendly future.

DFA is the first US dairy cooperative to set a science-based target to reduce GHG emissions. Pic: Getty Images/Matt Anderson

DFA sets greenhouse gas reduction target

By Jim Cornall

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national dairy cooperative owned by family farmers, has announced it is setting a science-based target and committing to reduce direct and value chain greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30% by 2030, from a base year of...

Dairy companies and organizations responded swiftly to the latest IATP report.

Dairy sector takes issue with IATP report

By Jim Cornall

The dairy industry has been quick to respond to a new report from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP), Milking the Planet: How Big Dairy is heating up the planet and hollowing rural communities.

Among the report's many reccomendations is a reduction in the consumption of beef, lamb and dairy by at least 20% per person.

UK report recommends dairy reduction of 20%

By Jim Cornall

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) an independent, statutory body in the UK established under the Climate Change Act 2008, is recommending a reduction in dairy intake of 20%.

In order to connect the Emmi site in Suhr to the district heating network, a new, underground pipeline will be built by 2020.

Emmi’s Mittelland Molkerei on the path to carbon neutrality

By Jim Cornall

Swiss dairy company Emmi has committed to reducing its global CO2 emissions by 25% by 2020. With the connection of Mittelland Molkerei in Suhr to the local district heating network, the company said it is taking a step towards achieving this target.

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