Australian farmers key to climate change fight: adviser

Reuters: Australian farmers could be major winners from plans to put a price on carbon emissions, particularly as other countries also move to curb greenhouse gas pollution, the nation's top climate adviser Ross Garnaut said Tuesday. In a report on how carbon markets will impact on rural land use, Garnaut said farmers had a key role to play in climate change mitigation schemes, and had the potential to cash in on carbon offsets through a new Carbon Farming Initiative. "The land sector, especially through......

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