14.05.2020

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World Resources Institute: Regenerative Agriculture: Good for Soil Health, but Limited Potential to Mitigate Climate Change

"Our view is that the practices grouped as regenerative agriculture can improve soil health and yield some valuable environmental benefits, but are unlikely to achieve large-scale emissions reductions."

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26.01.2020

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Committee on Climate Change: Major shift in UK land use needed to deliver Net Zero emissions

"The UK has committed to becoming a Net Zero economy by 2050. Meeting that goal requires a transformation in land use across the UK. Government must confront the rapid changes that are now needed, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says in its first ever in-depth advice on UK agricultural policies."

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23.10.2019

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Smith, Laurence G.; et al. (2019): The greenhouse gas impacts of converting food production in England and Wales to organic methods

Smith, Laurence G.; Kirk, Guy J. D.; Jones, Philip J.; Williams, Adrian G. (2019): The greenhouse gas impacts of converting food production in England and Wales to organic methods. In Nat Commun 10 (1), pp. 1–10. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-12622-7.

"Here we assess the consequences for net GHG emissions of a 100% shift to organic food production in England and Wales using life-cycle assessment. We predict major shortfalls in production of most agricultural products against a conventional baseline."

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