Morrisons pledges to have ‘first net zero British farms’ by 2030

It will work with 3,000 farmers and suppliers to produce affordable net zero meat, poultry, fruit and vegetables across the next nine years

LEON launches carbon-neutral burger menu – but can meat really be green?

LEON is measuring, reducing and offsetting the carbon footprint of its new menu across the whole supply chain, including ingredients, packaging and kitchen operations

AI-equipped vertical farm launches in London to multiply efficiency and minimise energy usage

The new farm uses technology which promises to increase production by 172% while using 60% less energy, compared to other vertical farms

Landmark Agriculture Bill to boost green farming passed into UK law

The Bill aims to help farmers stay competitive, invest in green technologies and produce high-quality food in a more sustainable way

‘Only six crop species yield 80% of global industrial biofuel and that costs to people and planet’

That’s according to the Senior Research Leader at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Dr Olwen Grace who spoke to FNZ about the world’s methods of producing ‘green energy’

Low carbon greenhouses in Norfolk and Suffolk near completion

The structures will be home to the largest heat pump system project in the UK and their construction has used more glass than the Shard skyscraper in London Bridge

Could insect-based animal feed be the key to decarbonising agriculture?

Entec Nutrition, which has won £250,000 of funding from Innovate UK, suggests the answer could be yes

Guaranteed income offered to landowners planting new woodland

The latest stage of the Forestry Commission’s Woodland Carbon Guarantee aims to encourage the development of natural carbon sinks

Adding rock dust to crops ‘could trap two billion tonnes of carbon dioxide every year’

A major new study led by the University of Sheffield suggests spreading finely crushed basalt on fields can boost the soil’s ability to extract greenhouse gases from the air

UK’s largest meat businesses announce ambition to halve the amount wasted each year

Currently, around 380,000 tonnes of the meat intended for consumption goes uneaten each year, generating more than four million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalents