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Farmers have called out the federal government’s climate change low emissions policy as selling out an industry for profit

Farmers have called out the federal government’s climate change low emissions policy as selling out an industry for profit.Farmers for Climate Action slam Australian Government’s technology investment roadmap, Examiner, Caitlin Jarvis, 25 Sept 20

Federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor unveiled the draft technology investment roadmap this week, with steps towards low emissions.

However, Farmers for Climate Action had slammed the roadmap, saying it needed to include a zero-emissions target for 2050.

Tasmanian farmer Brett Hall, who runs a beef property at Bronte Park, near Miena, said climate change was evident every day on his farm.

He said low emissions targets were an excellent first step, but it was a matter of too little, too late, and time was running out.

“Climate change is evident to us working on the land, but we need to see stronger initiatives because the evidence is there to suggest that we have not done enough so far and we’re past that point,” he said……… https://www.examiner.com.au/story/6938510/why-farmers-are-angry-about-low-emissions-roadmap/?cs=95

September 26, 2020 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, climate change - global warming

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