Net-zero plan 'wildly overinflated' how much carbon nation's soil can hold

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
October 28 2021 - 6:30am
DATA NEEDED: Prime Minister Scott Morrison has resisted calls to release the modelling, as experts begin to pick holes in the plan's assumptions . Photo: Elesa Kurtz

THE government is under pressure to release the modelling that underpins its 2050 net-zero plan, as experts claim the plan "wildly overinflated" the amount of carbon that can be sequestered through agricultural soil and on-farm plantings.

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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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