‘Living climate change now’: how WA farmers are trying to turn the tide
Agriculture is seen as a key culprit in rising emissions. Some on the land are aiming to lead by example, making their properties carbon neutral
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Cindy Stevens traces her family line back to the early pioneer days on Western Australia’s wheatbelt. Now she and her husband, Simon Wallwork, are pioneers of a different kind: in adapting to climate change.
“The change in Liberal leader [to Scott Morrison] was probably a major tipping point for us, because we could see there was going to be no leadership from the government on a federal level,” she says at her farm near Corrigin, 230km east of Perth.