The impact of extreme weather events on food prices overshadow the ‘modest increases’ expected under the proposed CPRS or even more ambitious emissions trading schemes, The Climate Institute...

The recognition and support for food processing in the Federal Government’s Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) amendments has been welcomed by Australia’s largest manufacturing sector,...

Farmers are to be exempt from the planned emissions trading scheme, with Labor agreeing to the Coalition request for an exclusion of agriculture from the scheme. Horticulture organisation Growcom welcomed...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC), the nation’s peak body representing food and grocery manufacturers, has urged the government to make sure they understand the real impact that an emissions...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council has urged the federal government to implement a Carbon Pollution Reductions Scheme (CPRS) which ensures that Australia’s food and grocery manufacturing sector’s...

Peak retail industry body the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) yesterday submitted to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Green Paper calling on the Rudd Government to recognise retailers as high...

Even though agriculture cannot be covered by an Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), the Australian Government must take steps to ensure consumers can still afford basic food items, the National Farmers’...

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) is calling on the Australian Government to actively petition for new accounting rules under the Kyoto Protocol to ensure agriculture’s sequestration of...