After the energy sector, Australia's agriculture industry produces the next most emissions, some 16 per cent of the total. The University is looking at ways to reduce emissions and still allow profitable agriculture to continue.
You can find out more about the project at http://www.greenhouse.unimelb.edu.au/eckard.htm.
Produced by Sally Sherwen
Camera by Clive Banfield
Editing by Rob Cross, Corporate Video Productions
With thanks to the Prof Richard Eckard and the Department of Primary Industries.