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How to Improve carbon footprint reporting
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Carbon footprinting has been hugely significant in supporting the marketing and promotion of Irish beef and dairy around the world. Eleanor Murphy, Origin Green sustainability data and analytics manager, looks at ways it can be improved.
16 November 2022 Viewpoints
International cohesion in short supply at COP-27
It would all be so much simpler if each country was a planet, fully incentivised to look after its own unique atmosphere.
Carbon targets increased for land use
A provisional Brussels agreement aims for the land use, land use change and forestry sector to absorb some 310m tonnes of greenhouse gases by 2030.
Climate targets won’t be easy - DAERA official
The sectoral plans are a key requirement under the new NI climate change act which passed through Stormont earlier this year.
9 November 2022 Northern Ireland
‘Food security is finally being taken seriously’
The National Farm Management Conference took place in London this week.
2 November 2022 Northern Ireland
It’s cows or cars as sectors fail to work towards emissions targets
Young farmer Thomas Duffy explains how the energy and transport sectors failing to reach emission reduction targets is not good for agriculture.
Balanced vision is needed in food debate
Rightly farmers get really frustrated when they see our food and farming sector portrayed in an unbalanced manner, often with no context or with no recognition for the significant ongoing investment.
19 October 2022 Viewpoints
Easyjet drops carbon offset scheme
The international airline has confirmed that it will focus on technologies that lower emissions within its own business.
28 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Moving to net zero dairy farming
At a recent farm walk, Hugh Harbison outlined how he is trying to reduce the carbon footprint of his 180-cow dairy herd.
14 September 2022 Management
Dempsey at Large: a lot to be learned from NZ position on methane
The New Zealand government's treatment of methane in relation to climate targets should serve as a model for Irish policymakers.
14 September 2022 Viewpoints
Keep an eye on protected urea shelf life
Protected urea is a tool used to reduce ammonia emissions and can help to reduce nitrogen fertiliser rates.
31 August 2022 News
Sustainable milk production in focus at farm walk
The ArcZero project will hold a farm walk on 1 September looking at capturing carbon and lowering emissions on livestock farms.
24 August 2022 Northern Ireland