– this Broadcast was originally aired on the The ABC’s Landline, 9 November 2014 

Carbon Farming 

Reported by Sean Murphy
Landline ABC
November 9, 2014

PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER:

Last week, the Senate breathed life into the Abbott Government’s Direct Action climate policy, which features a $2.5 billion Emissions Reduction Fund.

It ends months of uncertainty in the wake of the carbon tax being axed. But what does it mean for the Carbon Farming Initiative? How will farmers and Aboriginal communities with existing carbon abatement schemes adapt? And will the new system deliver Australia’s promised 5 per cent cut in emissions by 2020?

Sean Murphy reports.

To watch the full episode follow the link here: Landline, Series 2014 Ep 41