This BZE Radio episode was broadcast on Monday 21st August 2017
Vivien Langford interviews the CEO Verity Morgan-Schmidt about her work advocating for climate conscious farmers to have their voices heard. Verity calls on PM Turnbull to get out of bed with the fossil fuel companies and invest in farmers adapting to changed conditions.
Vivien also speaks with Farmer Charlie Prell, about his experiences pioneering wind energy on farms including the proposed Crookwell 2 project.
Verity Morgan-Schmidt -CEO of Farmers for Climate Action
Anika Molesworth – Farmer for Climate Action and Master of Sustainable Agriculture
Already in Australia climate disruption is creating prolonged droughts and increased frequency in flooding and bushfires. As farmers derive their livelihood from the land, they are the most vulnerable to these catastrophes, and so have the greatest incentive to prevent their most ruinous effects.