How the agriculture sector can reduce emissions - Podcast

In 2019, the agriculture sector was responsible for 15% of Australia’s carbon emissions. But how do you take action in a sector where most emissions come from animals like cows and sheep?

It’s also a sector which is vulnerable to climate change. Changes in rainfall patterns, threats of heatwaves and bushfires, all threaten the livelihoods of farmers.

Join Kat Clay, Head of Digital Communications, discussing the third report in Grattan’s series on how Australia can reach net zero, with Tony Wood, Energy and Climate Change Program Director, and James Ha, Associate.

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Tony Wood

Energy and Climate Change Program Director
Tony has been Director of the Energy Program since 2011 after 14 years working at Origin Energy in senior executive roles. From 2009 to 2014 he was also Program Director of Clean Energy Projects at the Clinton Foundation, advising governments in the Asia-Pacific region on effective deployment of large-scale, low-emission energy technologies.

James Ha

Associate
James Ha is an Associate at Grattan Institute. In the Energy and Climate Change Program, he developed an economic model of the National Electricity Market, published on the feasibility of achieving net-zero emissions in the electricity sector, and analysed green manufacturing opportunities for Australia, particularly using hydrogen to produce low-emissions steel.

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