NZ Farmer - Dairy industry committed to cutting greenhouse gas emissions

Regardless of the outcome of this month's general election, New Zealand's dairy industry is already committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, DairyNZ says.

"There's a political consensus, regardless of who wins the election, that action must be taken," DairyNZ senior policy advisor Kara Lok told rural professionals in New Plymouth on Friday.

Half of New Zealand's GHG emissions came from agriculture and the dairy industry accounted for 46 per cent of total agricultural emissions, Lok said.

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