Nats call for ag to be exempt from net-zero target rejected by sector

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated February 9 2021 - 11:08pm, first published 10:00pm
REBUKED: The ag industry doesn't support the calls of Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack to leave it out of any net-zero carbon target. Photo: Sitthixay Ditthavong

THE Nationals have suggested the agriculture industry be exempt from any 2050 carbon neutral target, but the sector doesn't want to be locked out of the opportunities that come with emission reductions.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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