In July the Irish Farmers Journal commissioned KPMG to carry out an economic impact assessment on what achieving a 50% cut in Irish emissions could mean for Irish farmers and the wider rural community.

The result of the report shows that rural Ireland is facing a €4bn hit to the economy and the loss of 56,400 farming-related jobs if a 30% reduction in carbon emissions is imposed on agriculture by 2030. You can read the full report here.