EU farm ministers ponder ways to cut greenhouse-gas emissions

European Union agriculture ministers on May 14 avoided contentious debates over reducing livestock populations or measures to cut meat consumption in discussing ways that farmers can contribute to the bloc’s greenhouse gas net-zero goal.

Researchers and environmental groups have identified those two methods as among the most effective ways to curtail greenhouse gas emissions from farming.

Instead, ministers from the bloc’s 28 countries suggested more popular options for farmers: becoming more efficient, adopting new technologies, and planting trees.

Full article published at Bloomberg Environment.