- Carbon Farming Initiative positive list brochure
- The positive list is a register of abatement activities that are eligible to earn carbon credits under the CFI. The positive list helps ensure that, under the CFI, credits can only be issued for additional abatement.
- Carbon Farming Initiative methodology - General overview
- The Carbon Farming Initiative allows farmers and other land managers to earn carbon credits by storing carbon or reducing greenhouse gas emissions on the land. Participants can earn carbon credits by setting up a project under an approved CFI methodology, which sets out the rules for undertaking and estimating abatement from the project.
- Carbon Farming Initiative methodology - Savanna Burning
- This fact sheet outlines the methodology for the Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions through Early Dry Season Savanna Burning.
- Carbon Farming Initiative methodology – Environmental plantings of native species
- This fact sheet outlines the methodology for quantifying carbon sequestration by permanent environmental plantings of native tree species using the CFI Reforestation Modelling Tool.
- Carbon Farming Initiative methodology – Destruction of methane generated from piggeries
- This fact sheet outlines the methodology for the destruction of methane generated from manure in piggeries.
- Carbon Farming Initiative methodology – Destruction of methane generated from legacy waste
- This fact sheet outlines the methodology for the capture and combustion of methane in landfill gas from legacy waste.
The following fact sheets are located on the Clean Energy Future website.
Linking and the Carbon Farming Initiative
- Linking the Australian emissions trading scheme with the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) will produce the world’s largest carbon market and be a major driver of the global transition to a low carbon economy.
Tale of two councils: How we’ve cut emissions from waste and reduced costs
- This fact sheet shows how two local councils have successfully reduced greenhouse gas emissions from landfill – to the benefit of their communities as well as the environment.
Carbon price opportunities and obligations for landfill managers
- Under the Government’s Clean Energy Future plan, a number of landfill facilities may have obligations under the carbon pricing mechanism from 1 July 2012, creating an incentive and opportunities for them to reduce emissions from landfill. This fact sheet provides information to local councils and landfill operators on the steps they should take.
Conservation tillage refundable tax offset
- The Clean Energy Future package will encourage the use of conservation tillage farm equipment, by providing a refundable tax offset for 15 per cent of the cost of an eligible conservation tillage seeder.
Emissions from landfill facilities
- Landfill operators will have incentives to reduce their emissions by capturing methane, which can be used to generate electricity. Emissions can also be reduced by diverting waste or other treatments.
Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI)
- The Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) is a carbon offsets scheme that will provide new economic opportunities for farmers, forest growers and land managers while also helping the environment by reducing carbon pollution. Farmers and land managers will be able to generate credits that can then be sold to other businesses wanting to offset their own carbon pollution.
Creating opportunities for farmers and land managers
- Farmers will not have to pay for greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural activities and the fuel they use for farm equipment and personal vehicles will not be covered under the carbon price.