CAP reform, the 25 year environment plan and Brexit will all combine to reshape future UK farming and land use, but the necessary contribution of land use to meeting more stringent carbon targets, and possibly even reaching a net zero emissions economy, has not yet been acknowledged by politicians.
This debate discussed the tensions between meeting these challenges and the different visions for the future of rural communities and landscapes.
BBC environment and energy analyst
Head of farming, Soil Association
Coordinator and lead researcher, Food Climate Research Network
Director of policy and advice, CLA
Deputy director of Global Programmes at the RSPB
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