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Isn’t it hypocritical for farmers to campaign for climate change action given that agriculture is one of the biggest sources of emissions?

On average,  a single Australian farmer produces enough food each year to feed  600 people.  We can’t live without farming – and that’s why farmers are constantly working to find new ways to make the industry more efficient and sustainable instead. Like: producing renewable energy and creating sustainable farming systems that increase carbon storage in vegetation and soils.

Agriculture is leading the way on emissions reductions; including working towards a carbon-neutral red meat sector by 2030. It’s time for the energy sector, and the Government to step up.

Some of the great work already underway includes:

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