TITLE

Farming carbon savings missing from greenhouse gas inventory

PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Dec2012, Issue 455, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals that a review by the British Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) says that there is a realistic expectation that the agriculture sector will meet a modest voluntary target to lower its annual greenhouse gas emissions by about 10 percent by 2020. According to the author, DEFRA calculates that the desired annual saving of three million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent could be achieved by improved farm efficiency.
ACCESSION #
88997525

 

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