26.01.2020

# Media

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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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