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Australia signs onto Global Methane Hub to severely modify its farming practices and reduce food sup

Australia signs onto Global Methane Hub to severely modify its farming practices and reduce food supply

The Australian Labor Party, Greens nexus is sufficiently treacherous and deluded into mandating cattle herd reductions. Combined with nitrogen fertiliser restrictions, high electricity and fuel costs, Greens and indigenous curtailment of farming, vegetation laws, massive farmland intrusions by a maze of high voltage power lines from ubiquitous wind towers, government intervention at every step of the agricultural and pastoral process, and acquiescence by farm lobby groups has painted a very poor future for food production.

The Malthusian Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Chris Bowen, one of Labor Left’s biggest duds, right out of his depth following UN dicta.

The global climate cult is getting ready to kick its war on food into overdrive with 13 nations – many of them major cattle and food-producing states led by the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Spain – signing onto a commitment to place farmers under new restrictions intended to reduce emissions of methane gas.

The Global Methane Hub announced in a May 17 press release that agriculture and environmental ministers and ambassadors from 13 countries, including the United States, have signed a commitment that pledges to reduce methane emissions in agriculture. The U.S. was represented by Biden’s climate czar, John Kerry. What does this mean and why should you care? We’ll break it down. According to the press release issued by these nations and posted at Global Methane Hub: “Last month (in April 2023), the Global Methane Hub collaborated with the Ministries of Agriculture of Chile and Spain to convene the first-ever global ministerial on agricultural practices to reduce methane emissions.

Conference participants included the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Climate & Clean Air Coalition, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, the World Bank, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, and the Inter-American Development Bank. The World Bank, another creation of the post-World War II, U.S.-led liberal rules-based order, has been talking a lot lately, along with the U.N., about a coming famine. The World Bank issued a white paper just last week, on May 22, titled Food Security Update: World Bank Response to Rising Food Insecurity.

John Kerry said in a statement, “Mitigating methane is the fastest way to reduce warming in the short term. Food and agriculture can contribute to a low-methane future by improving farmer productivity and resilience. We welcome agriculture ministers participating in the implementation of the Global Methane Pledge.”

The May 17 press release further states that, “The focus of the conference was the deployment of science-based practices, innovation, and technologies in line with sustainable food production…” The nations signing onto this pledge to transform their farm policies are the United States, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Chile, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Germany, Panama, Peru and Spain.

The methane mitigation-related principles and commitments were first announced and presented at the Aim for Climate Summit by Chile and Spain, with high-level representatives from Australia and Panama, and the special participation of U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry.

The Australian Government is prioritising long-term competitiveness and joining the over 120 countries committed to collectively reduce global methane emissions across energy and resources, agriculture and waste sectors. There is no mention of the vast amounts of methane produced by northern Australia’s massive wetlands and swamps.

Minister for Climate Change and Energy Chris Bowen said the Pledge promotes an aspirational global target for countries to work together to reduce global methane emissions.

“The Australian Government will continue to partner with industry to de-carbonise the economy and pursue emissions reduction initiatives across energy and waste sectors including capturing waste methane to generate electricity,” Minister Bowen said.

“By joining the Pledge, Australia will join the rest of the world’s major agricultural commodity exporters including the United States, Brazil, and Indonesia in identifying opportunities to reduce emissions in this hard-to-abate sector.”

Australian Government investment will include up to $3 billion from the $15 billion National Reconstruction Fund to support investment in, for example, low emissions technologies and component manufacturing and agricultural methane reduction.

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