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Measures for low GHG wool

AWI's cradle-to-grave Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) identified the contribution of methane emissions from sheep to global warming as a key environmental impact. This project will assess and identify the technical feasibility, cost-benefits, key opportunities, risks and barriers to achieving lower emission wool at the farming stage. It will identify plausible mitigation strategies for Australian woolgrowers, capitalising on previous research and assessing potential adoption rates, including assessing the economic impact on woolgrowers of implementing the mitigations options.

Project date

31 Jan 2020-31 Aug 2022

Principal investigator

Stephen Wiedemann

Project funded by

Multiple industries
Sheep & lamb Wool

Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

Australian Wool Innovation is a not-for-profit enterprise that conducts research, development and marketing along the worldwide supply chain for Australian …

Multiple industries
Sheep & lamb Wool
  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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