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Dairy-driven agri-policy ‘not compatible’ with zero emissions pathway

November 21st, 2018 Ireland’s export-driven dairy policy is not compatible with the level of ambition needed to limit rising emissions, international climate experts told the Climate Action Committee today. Speaking before the special committee today, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) experts outlined the need to reach net zero emissions Read more…

Intensive agriculture ‘affecting’ EU drinking water quality

November 21st, 2018 Europe’s intensive agriculture strategy is affecting the EU’s drinking water quality, one of Europe’s leading conservation NGO has said. Birdlife Europe has said that Europe’s Current Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) is profit-driven, wasteful and focused on producing large crops while overlooking the safety of the bloc’s freshwater Read more…