The biggest dairy company in Europe, has pledged to make its operation carbon neutral by 2050.
Arla Foods, based in the UK, yesterday announced its ambitious goal – read the BBC report here.
This is a great move to show that the agriculture industry is willing to start rethinking and changing its practices. However, as pointed out in the report, one of the main by-products of cattle farming is methane, which also contributes massively to climate change.
So, while a welcome and positive indicator of things starting to move in the right direction, the agriculture industry has a huge mountain to climb in the next few years.