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Climate change

Farmers were present in the Dáil gallery to hear the debate on the motion brought forward on fodder.
By Odile Evans on 19 April 2018
New targets look to reduce emissions from agriculture, which account for 30% of Ireland's emissions, as well as reducing emissions in transport and construction.
By Michael Keaveny on 19 April 2018
Farmers were present in the Dáil gallery to hear the debate on the motion brought forward on fodder.
By Odile Evans on 18 April 2018
Agriculture faces more stringent emissions targets
The new targets look to reduce emissions from agriculture, which account for 30% of Ireland's emissions, as well as reducing emissions in transport and construction.
By Michael Keaveny on 17 April 2018
There are clear indications that the Gulf Stream, which has given Ireland its mild climate, is less vigorous than it was.
By Matt Dempsey on 19 April 2018
European Commissioner Phil Hogan speaks in Edinburgh about UK/EU relations and farm support.
By John Sleigh on 12 April 2018
If Ireland never produced a single extra tonne of carbon dioxide the fate of the planet would be unaffected.
By Colm McCarthy on 04 April 2018
Macra na Feirme calls for a paradigm shift in CAP post-2020 to address the needs of young farmers and active farmers.
By Contributor on 05 April 2018
There are 50 groups and individuals calling on the Scottish Government to support the farming industry to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
By Emily Smith on 29 March 2018
Future Scottish agriculture policy will be made in Edinburgh and Westminister, but the farming versus environment debate will continue.
By Phelim O'Neill on 29 March 2018
‘10% of total CAP budget should be for young farmer measures’ - Macra
Macra na Feirme is calling for Young Farmers to be prioritised in the next CAP
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 29 March 2018
The flooding in the winter of 2015/16 and the storms of 2013/14 make them the wettest Irish winters on record, new research has revealed.
By Odile Evans on 27 March 2018
Indicative Government figures based on early transactions between EU countries on 2020 climate targets show the cost could be lower than expected, but massive uncertainty remains.
By Thomas Hubert on 15 March 2018
In a more rational world you would probably pay less for road transport and more for airline tickets and for products that need shipping.
By Colm McCarthy on 14 March 2018
The environmental and animal welfare implications of Scotland leaving the EU will be put under the spotlight by a Holyrood Committee.
By Odile Evans on 08 March 2018
A wide range of views on Irish agriculture’s role in reducing emissions was expressed to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture on Tuesday.
By Odile Evans on 07 March 2018
A specialist in upland landslides spoke to farmers in the Glenelly Valley last week.
By Peter McCann on 01 March 2018
Research into a new fruit and veg-based additive may help reduce methane emissions from cattle.
By Thomas Hubert on 01 March 2018
The Dealer unearthed some startling facts about his beloved dog this week.
By The Dealer on 01 March 2018
A specialist in upland landslides has spoken to farmers in the Glenelly Valley who were affected by landslides last August.
By Peter McCann on 28 February 2018
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