The LIFE C-FARMs project reports, as usual for months, the most important news from all over the world concerning carbon farming. For the November news review, there is an obvious focus on news issued from COP27.
By November, the European Commission will issue the regulation to certify carbon farming practices, “but leave key decisions to the member states and future acts”. This is reported in Euractiv, an independent pan-European media network specialised in EU affairs, established in 1999. The link to read the news is available here: https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/commission-carbon-farming-plans-leave-key-questions-open/
How agriculture can capture the carbon market opportunity? This is the opening question of this article referring to the situation of carbon farming and the connected market for American farmers. The article is reported on AEM, an american organization specialized in advancing construction and agriculture equipment manufacturers.
Even large companies are starting to take small steps towards carbon farming. The full article, which explains the challenges that large companies are facing towards partnerships between supply chains. https://www.npr.org/2022/11/03/1131679803/big-food-companies-commit-to-regenerative-agriculture-but-skepticism-remains
From Brazil a good practice to increase the productivity of cattle milk and increase company revenues, the solution? Integrated Crop, Livestock and Forestry (ICLF). We fly to South America to discover the experience of a farmer who, by having his animals graze under the trees, has an advantage for animal welfare, for the increase in profitability of his company and for the environment. The full article is available here: https://www.pigprogress.net/specials/cows-can-produce-more-milk-and-benefit-from-the-forest/
Canada’s agricultural sector is at a turning point. Canada is already an agricultural superpower that asked for a new target: producing significantly more food while simultaneously slashing greenhouse gas emissions.The full report is published by Royal Bank of Canada at this link:
Focus on COP27
In this news it is necessary to focus on the results that emerged from COP27 – 27° United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from 6 to 18 November 2022.
A new fund for “losses and damages” from climate change on the one hand, and nothing to stay below 1.5°C on the other, these are the two extreme results deriving from the COP27. to learn more about all the results, read the complete article here: https://www.carbonbrief.org/cop27-key-outcomes-agreed-at-the-un-climate-talks-in-sharm-el-sheikh/
COP27 climate talks: what succeeded, what failed and what’s next. This is the title of the the news published on Nature regarding the Researchers point of view on the results obtained by the cop27: