Wednesday, 14 December 2011Amanda Cook joined the Master Class as a participant, representing low-rainfall farming and research in her role as Research Scientist with SARDI at the Minnipa Agricultural Centre.
Wednesday, 14 December 2011Early bird registration for the 2012 NCCARF Conference is now open.
Wednesday, 30 November 2011Action on the Ground is a component of Carbon Farming Futures and will invest up to $99 million of grant funding over six years to trial and demonstrate on-farm ways of reducing agricultural greenhouse gas emissions and/or increasing and maintaining carbon stored in soil.
Monday, 28 November 2011VCCCAR is calling for expressions of interests from Victorian academic institutions to coordinate think tanks in 2012.
Friday, 25 November 2011The “reasonable person” would agree that disaster risk is best avoided. Under a changing climate, how exposed people are to risk and how socially and physically vulnerable they are affects how often disasters may happen.
Friday, 25 November 2011Last week the International Energy Agency (IEA) released its much-anticipated World Energy Outlook (WEO) 2011. Most notably, it warned that our chances to keep the world to 2°C of warming are fast slipping away.
Friday, 25 November 2011Agricultural land is being degraded at the rate of 12 million hectares a year and the world faces a huge challenge in feeding this growing population – a challenge that will only be exacerbated by climate change.
Friday, 25 November 2011The Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change has released a report reviewing the scientific evidence that identifies a pathway to achieving food security in the context of climate change.