Sean Mackle, Director - Trade and Economic Policy - Fertilizers Europe
Discusses the link between gas, fertilizers and the food we need to feed a growing population. Mineral fertilizers are responsible for feeding 48% of the population. Without fertilizers human life is unsustainable
Discusses the need for fertilizers to feed the growing population. Without fertilizers human life is unsustainable.
Fertilizers and the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)
Without fertilizers human life is unsustainable - Tor Holba, Vice President of Fertilizers Europe outlines the problems facing the European Fertilizer industry with the introduction of ETS III in 2013. He discusses the dirct implications of an unfair benchmark system which will lead to carbon leakage and ultimately to insecure food supply for Europe.
Mineral fertilizers have an essential role to play in meeting the twin challenges of feeding an increasing world population and limiting climate change.
At the vanguard of agriculture's green revolution, they are estimated to contribute today to more than half of the world's food production and protein supply.