Climate change

Ashbridge, Ian
December 2006
Farmers Weekly;12/22/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 25, p21
Trade Publication
The article reports on the warning from Soil Association director Patrick Holden that farmers should act to cut energy use by changing agricultural practices during the annual Cirencester conference at the Royal Agricultural College in England. Food and farming accounted for 28% of total carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, including packaging and transport.


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