No-one says reducing emissions from the agriculture sector will be easy. But it must be done, or farmers will suffer the most.
Agriculture is the dominant cause for the increasing N₂O concentrations. Emissions must be reduced if we hope to stabilise Earth's climate.
The National Farmers' Federation has called on the Morrison government to commit to net-zero greenhouse gas emission by 2050.
In Australia, methane emissions from fossil fuels are rising due to expansion of the natural gas industry, whereas agriculture emissions are falling.