Carbon accounting in agriculture – shifting from declarations to metrics

Agriculture carbon accounting

Changing Agriculture’s carbon balance – shifting from declarations to metrics. Agriculture is an inherently carbon-capturing industry, as plants capture carbon from the air and sequester it into the soil as part of their life cycles, but modern farming practices have had an impact on Agriculture’s carbon accounting by making the sector a major carbon emitter. […]

Reducing food’s carbon footprint at the source

Agriculture carbon emissions

According to a report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, food systems accounted for 21 to 37 percent of total anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions between 2007 to 2016. The agriculture industry as a whole needs to take an active role to reduce agriculture carbon emissions through enhancing their potential for carbon sequestration. […]