Leading sheep breeder Derek Daniell this week questioned agriculture's role in climate change in his document Inconvenient Truths.

Daniell suggested that air travel, tourism and an ever-growing human population are causing global warming, not farming.

The article struck a chord with Jim Hopkins, a regular contributor to The Country, who host Jamie Mackay refers to as a "rural raconteur".

The normally affable Hopkins was fired up over the Government's view of farming and climate change and inspired by Inconvenient Truths.


Read more: Derek Daniell's Inconvenient Truths
Jim Hopkins' Inconvenient Truths Speech

"All this debate and this anti-farming