Original article by The BPP ************************************ An exciting Business Partnerships Platform (BPP) partnership between Australian Agribusiness Four Seasons (4S), the University of Sydney and the Australian Government has led to a new carbon credit start-up with benefits for both smallholder farmers and the environment. The new business AgCoTech has been set-up by 4S to distributes medicated livestock feed blocks in return…

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This sixth biennial State of the Climate report has been released by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO. Link to report: http://www.bom.gov.au/state-of-the-climate/ The Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO play an important role in monitoring, analysing and communicating observed and future changes in Australia’s climate. The report draws on the latest climate research, encompassing observations,…

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Article originally by Eric Roston, Bloomberg Many companies bent on zeroing out carbon emissions by mid-century or sooner are seeing their ambitions run up against the same big obstacle: there aren’t enough trees. One of the most popular ways for businesses to reduce their net emissions is to buy carbon-reduction credits, or “offsets,” for things like…

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Original article by Richard Holden, ABC News As well as restoring dignity to the Oval Office, another thing that will definitely change under a Biden presidency is US policy on the environment. Biden’s plan for “a clean energy revolution and environmental justice” includes rejoining the Paris Agreement on climate change, investing US$1.7 trillion over the next…

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Article originally by Mark Phelps, Queensland Country Life AUSTRALIAN developed feed supplements could have big implications for the wider livestock industry, research coming out of South East Asia shows. The new research reveals the medicated molasses blocks – designed for tropical conditions including northern Australia – are driving both increased productivity and as a consequence,…

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Original article by Mark Phelps, Queensland Country Life NOVATIVE animal nutrition company AgCoTech has signed a memorandum of understanding with state-owned Indonesian company PT Rajawali Nusantara Indonesia (Persero), which could lead to the widespread adoption of Australian-developed methane reducing technology in that nation’s cattle industry. The signing of the MOU is in line with Indonesian…

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