Organic farming could cut gases; country newsbulletin.
This would be the equivalent of taking nearly a million cars off the road, according to research by the association ahead of the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit.
Soil Association director Patrick Holden, who farms in Ceredigion, said: "This report shows that agriculture can reduce greenhouse gas emissions while producing food sustainably."
The UK Government has pledged to cut greenhouse gases by 80% by the year 2050. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says 89% of agriculture's potential to get rid of the gases from the atmosphere is through absorption by soil and plants.
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|Publication:||Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)|
|Date:||Dec 1, 2009|
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