CFT Version 1.0 Released

London, UK – Wednesday, 2 February, 2022 The updated version 1.0 of the Cool Farm Tool is live! We are thrilled to celebrate this milestone as it provides best-in-class environmental calculations metrics that helps our users and members around the world keep up with the latest science. The tool is used in more than 140 countries to measure on-farm environmental … Read More

Cool Farm Tool: Updates to the 2019 IPCC Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Inventories

In February 2022, a new release of the Cool Farm Tool will feature a set of methodological updates and refinements, many of which will be based on the IPCC’s 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories. We looked at the changes and talked to Jon Hillier, Senior Lecturer in Mathematical Modelling and Global Food Systems … Read More

Biodiversity Priorities for New Zealand’s Agriculture

In a recent publication, lead developer of the Cool Farm Biodiversity metric, professor Lynn Dicks from Cambridge University, worked together with co-authors Catriona MacLeod, Angela Brandt and Kevin Collins to set biodiversity priorities for New Zealand’s agricultural landscape. The priorities should reflect the biodiversity outcomes that matter most to the stakeholders involved in the sector and the management practices they … Read More