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Leaving ag outside climate target process ‘stupid’, says Nairn | The Land

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It would be foolish to cut agriculture away from the process of meeting 2050 zero carbon emissions targets, the Mulloon Institutes’s chairman Gary Nairn says.

Speaking at a NSW Farm Writers’ luncheon, Mr Nairn said any decision to do that was “ill-founded” as this would prevent agriculture from being part of the huge opportunity of being at the forefront of change.

“I don’t see agriculture included in any climate target as a problem for the ag sector at all. You can’t move ahead unless you are part of it.”

Nationals leader Michael McCormack has stated that ag should be excluded from any taxes or requirements in moving towards zero carbon emissions by 2050 as this could hurt regional Australia.

The Mulloon Institute is a major regen ag and…



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