UK farms plan for going 'carbon neutral'Tuesday, September 10, 2019
UK farms plan for going 'carbon neutral'
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The farm union NFU has launched a plan to make British agriculture carbon neutral in two decades.
Farming creates 10% of the UK’s emissions, and farmers have long been criticised for their failure to tackle their pollution.
But the NFU says the industry can reduce gases almost completely by 2040 - a decade ahead of the government’s overall zero emissions target.
Environmentalists welcomed elements of the plan.
But Friends of the Earth said it was astonis
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