Climate change: Focus on farm carbon accounting
Factsheet 25 describes the principles behind a carbon account and the steps to go through to carry out a farm carbon audit.
Year of Publication2009
Land use and agriculture contributes about 7% of the UK's total greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon accounting enables farmers and land managers to estimate the emissions of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide produced from farm land and operations and to estimate the carbon locked up through soil and woodland management.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Climate change
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Managing land for environmental benefit
Additional keywords/tagsgreenhouse gassescarbon sequestration
Providing inspiration and information on how to prepare your business for the impacts, opportunities, risks and responsibilities that climate change brings.Website
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