Greenpeace response to Regional Emissions profile
Greenpeace response to Regional Emissions profile released
today by Great South
Thursday, 12 December: Great
South has today released a profile of Southland’s emission
sources for the 2018 calendar year. It shows that
agricultural-related emissions were identified to be the
largest emission source for Southland, representing 69% of
overall gross emissions.
"Southland's single biggest
climate criminal is industrial dairying. There are too many
cows," says Greenpeace campaigner Gen Toop.
report confirms industrial dairying is Southlands dirtiest
industry. We urgently need fewer cows if we are going to
address the climate and water crises.
councils must take heed of this report, reduce regional cow
numbers, regulate the phase out of use climate wrecking
synthetic fertiliser and invest in more plant-based
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