Livestock cull of 30% needed to reach 2050 climate target - EPA report
Pat O'Toole
A report commissioned by the EPA says a 30% cut in livestock numbers and rewetting of 90% of peat grassland are needed to make farming and land use carbon-neutral.
2 February 2023 News
Biomethane will play crucial role in development of a successful bio economy
Bioenergy should be a central focus of Ireland’s bio-economy action plan, according to the Irish Bioenergy Association.
23 January 2023 News
New bioenergy training course for farmers launched
Gurteen College and IrBEA have partnered to develop a new bioenergy training course, which is specifically designed for farmers.
Climate Action Plan 2023 strong on aspiration but weak on targets
The plan no longer focuses on mid-century goals for forestry and there are no specific targets for increasing wood construction to displace fossil-based materials.
11 January 2023 Forestry
BP completes $4.1bn purchase of leading US biogas company
Archaea operates 50 biogas projects across the US, with a further 80 projects in the pipeline.
5 January 2023 News
€300m renewable heat scheme open for business
The support scheme for renewable heat remains open for business for farmers.
21 December 2022 Renewables