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Greenhouse gas emissions and emissions mitigation from agricultural and horticultural production systems

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Schwarz, D and Harrison, MT and Katsoulas, N, Greenhouse gas emissions and emissions mitigation from agricultural and horticultural production systems, Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 6 pp. 842848. ISSN 2571-581X (2022) [Letter or Note in Journal]


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DOI: doi:10.3389/fsufs.2022.842848

Abstract

Global geopolitics were harmonized at COP26 when more than 150 countries pledged to the Glasgow Climate Pact, resulting in unified aspirations to constrain global average temperature rise to 1.5C and well below 2C by 2050 (UNFCCC, 2021). Achievement of this goal demands urgent, deep and sustained reductions in global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, with threshold targets of 45% by 2030 (relative to 2010) and net zero by mid-century (UNFCCC, 2021). With agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) contributing 24% of global GHG emissions each year, AFOLU represents the second largest contributor to global GHG emissions after the energy sector (IPCC, 2014).

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Item Type:Letter or Note in Journal
Keywords:horticulture, agriculture, livestock, greenhouse gas emissions, mitigation, carbon dioxide removals, reduction, avoidance, displacement, methane, nitrous oxide, carbon dioxide, rice, wheat, manure, waste, IPCC, vegetables, legumes, soil carbon, avoid
Research Division:Agricultural, Veterinary and Food Sciences
Research Group:Agriculture, land and farm management
Research Field:Agricultural land management
Objective Division:Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Objective Group:Environmentally sustainable plant production
Objective Field:Management of solid waste from plant production
UTAS Author:Harrison, MT (Associate Professor Matthew Harrison)
ID Code:148596
Year Published:2022
Deposited By:TIA - Research Institute
Deposited On:2022-01-26
Last Modified:2022-05-12
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