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Keith Woodford

Keith Woodford says Synlait is in big trouble with losses mounting up and no easy answers
20th Feb 24, 9:44am
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Keith Woodford says Synlait is in big trouble with losses mounting up and no easy answers
Keith Woodford says taxing methane is not the answer. But we cannot walk away from the need to reduce methane-intensity in rural products
8th Feb 24, 11:02am
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Keith Woodford says taxing methane is not the answer. But we cannot walk away from the need to reduce methane-intensity in rural products
Keith Woodford says dividing up methane liabilities requires judgements as to who should bear the burden
23rd Jan 24, 4:09pm
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Keith Woodford says dividing up methane liabilities requires judgements as to who should bear the burden
Calculating methane emissions requires a mix of science and value judgements, writes Keith Woodford
16th Jan 24, 9:07am
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Calculating methane emissions requires a mix of science and value judgements, writes Keith Woodford
Stopping the ETS review solves one carbon-forestry issue for the meantime, but also brings other carbon-forestry issues to the fore
5th Dec 23, 6:28pm
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Stopping the ETS review solves one carbon-forestry issue for the meantime, but also brings other carbon-forestry issues to the fore
Carbon farming presents both opportunities and threats, with lots of uncertainty, and big decisions needed by new government to resolve current predicament
22nd Nov 23, 2:03pm
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Carbon farming presents both opportunities and threats, with lots of uncertainty, and big decisions needed by new government to resolve current predicament
Guy Trafford says farmers, and especially foresters, need to speed up their transition to a systems approach to their custodianship of the land, taking responsibility for the impacts their decisions have on the wider community
24th Mar 23, 11:34am
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Guy Trafford says farmers, and especially foresters, need to speed up their transition to a systems approach to their custodianship of the land, taking responsibility for the impacts their decisions have on the wider community
Government foreshadows new ETS sequestration categories but then creates yet another communication muddle
10th Dec 22, 9:49am
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Government foreshadows new ETS sequestration categories but then creates yet another communication muddle
Split-gas breaks the link to charging methane emissions based on contentious carbon dioxide equivalence. It opens the door to a levy based on research, development, extension and education (RDE&E) needs rather than simply a tax
30th Nov 22, 6:03pm
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Split-gas breaks the link to charging methane emissions based on contentious carbon dioxide equivalence. It opens the door to a levy based on research, development, extension and education (RDE&E) needs rather than simply a tax
Flawed Government messaging creates further heat in the agricultural GHG debate. There is lots of work still to be done
9th Nov 22, 9:58am
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Flawed Government messaging creates further heat in the agricultural GHG debate. There is lots of work still to be done
Methane technology breakthroughs cannot stop ruminants from doing what comes naturally
27th Oct 22, 7:25am
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Methane technology breakthroughs cannot stop ruminants from doing what comes naturally
Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton says there are good reasons to allow forestry offsets for methane rather than for fossil fuels
10th Oct 22, 1:21pm
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Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton says there are good reasons to allow forestry offsets for methane rather than for fossil fuels
Native forests that began regenerating prior to 1990 are excluded from the ETS. This opens opportunities for voluntary schemes independent of Government
28th Sep 22, 1:29pm
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Native forests that began regenerating prior to 1990 are excluded from the ETS. This opens opportunities for voluntary schemes independent of Government
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Carbon offsets are a mix, some official and others unofficial, and certified to different rules. This creates confusion in the market place
13th Sep 22, 1:20pm
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Carbon offsets are a mix, some official and others unofficial, and certified to different rules. This creates confusion in the market place
Keith Woodford says there is need for a much better-informed debate about the future of dairy
31st Aug 22, 8:38am
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Keith Woodford says there is need for a much better-informed debate about the future of dairy
Nothing matches carbon-farming economics on sheep and beef land
16th Aug 22, 8:53am
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Nothing matches carbon-farming economics on sheep and beef land
Long-term exotic forests will now to be allowed in the ETS and carbon price is on the rise again
3rd Aug 22, 9:57am
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Long-term exotic forests will now to be allowed in the ETS and carbon price is on the rise again
Big challenges and change lie ahead if methane emissions are to be reduced by 10% by 2030
2nd Jun 22, 7:10am
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Big challenges and change lie ahead if methane emissions are to be reduced by 10% by 2030
Lamb prices are high but industry remains buffeted by big crosswinds
20th May 22, 9:59am
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Lamb prices are high but industry remains buffeted by big crosswinds
Fonterra’s new capital structure brings its own risks, designed for choppy seas but not for a storm
5th May 22, 7:48am
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Fonterra’s new capital structure brings its own risks, designed for choppy seas but not for a storm
Pine-forest regulation proposals are creating lots of heat with big implications for land-use and the landscape
23rd Apr 22, 9:20am
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Pine-forest regulation proposals are creating lots of heat with big implications for land-use and the landscape
Rural industry leaders are caught between unhappy farmers and unhappy ministers as they try to find a pathway through the GHG dilemma
7th Apr 22, 8:30am
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Rural industry leaders are caught between unhappy farmers and unhappy ministers as they try to find a pathway through the GHG dilemma
More forestry upheavals are coming as the Government foreshadows big changes to the rules of the game. Sheep and beef farmers including iwi are the big prospective losers
23rd Mar 22, 3:03pm
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More forestry upheavals are coming as the Government foreshadows big changes to the rules of the game. Sheep and beef farmers including iwi are the big prospective losers
Keith Woodford says He Waka Eke Noa was always going to be controversial. Right now, it is in some trouble
10th Mar 22, 2:08pm
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Keith Woodford says He Waka Eke Noa was always going to be controversial. Right now, it is in some trouble
The carbon forestry rules are going to change, with high likelihood of unintended consequences
23rd Feb 22, 4:34pm
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The carbon forestry rules are going to change, with high likelihood of unintended consequences