Poll: Have you invested in renewable energy on your farm?

Scientists are warning that agriculture must take steps to help the Earth avoid a “climate change catastrophe”.

A new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has revealed that action must be taken now to avoid an increase in global temperatures of 3C – way above the 1.5C target.

The 728-page document urges a dramatic reduction of methane emissions from livestock production, among other agricultural products, and a push towards greener energy and deep cuts in fossil fuel use.

See also: Why farming’s being asked to do more to fight climate change

According to the NFU, around two-fifths of farmers and growers have already diversified to produce clean, low-carbon renewable energy and many are taking measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Have you made the switch to renewables yet? Have your say in our poll.


Upcoming webinar

What does the future of farming look like post Covid-19 and Brexit?

Register now
See more