How regenerative practices can shape the future of US cotton
20 Jul 23
Deepika Mishra, Mead Hardwick, Ian Welsh and Bea Stevenson
This week: Deepika Mishra, global sustainability consultant at US Cotton Trust Protocol and farmer Mead Hardwick from Hardwick Planting, talk with Ian Welsh about the growing potential for regenerative agriculture within the cotton sector. They discuss the current trends of data gathering in resource use and greenhouse gas emissions, and note the importance of resource efficiency alongside the transition to regenerative farming.
Plus: minority of 'sustainable' EU funds align with green taxonomy; EU revising flagship Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulations; US Envoy John Kerry meets with Chinese counterpart, in the news digest by Innovation Forum's Bea Stevenson.