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Agriculture contributes 15.5 per cent of Australia’s emissions (Figure 1), largely due to methane, from ruminant livestock digestion, nitrous oxide from soils and carbon dioxide from fossil fuel use (Australian National Greenhouse Accounts 2011; ABARES 2011).
This bulletin identifies current ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from Australian agriculture.
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Carbon sequestration, Carbon Dioxide, Greenhouse gases, Farming, Australia
Agriculture | Forest Sciences | Natural Resources and Conservation
Fairbanks, M, Bowran, D, and Pasqual, G. (2012), Agricultural greenhouse gas emissions. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Bulletin 4837.