Emissions

Suspending Food Vision Dairy Group would send ‘wrong signal’  – minister

Suspending Food Vision Dairy Group would send ‘wrong signal’ – minister

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, today (Friday, March 11) commented on the suggestion that the Food...

March 11, 2022

Public consultation on the draft Clean Air Strategy now open

Public consultation on the draft Clean Air Strategy now open

部长对环境、气候和通讯unications, Eamon Ryan has today (Tuesday, March 8) launched a public consultation on...

March 8, 2022

Department raises prospect of new dairy quotas

Department raises prospect of new dairy quotas

Since the Food Vision Dairy Group was announced at the end of January, farm organisations have urged the Department of...

March 8, 2022

‘Buildings can lead the way in reducing emissions’ – MEP

‘Buildings can lead the way in reducing emissions’ – MEP

An Irish MEP has called for minimum energy performance standards in every EU country to protect households from high energy...

February 27, 2022

EU approves marketing of methane-reducing feed additive

EU approves marketing of methane-reducing feed additive

European Union (EU) member states approved today (Wednesday, February 23) the marketing in the EU of an innovative feed additive,...

February 23, 2022

Methane emissions from energy sector far higher than reported – IEA

Methane emissions from energy sector far higher than reported – IEA

Methane emissions from the energy sector are around 70% higher than official figures provided by national governments, according to a...

February 23, 2022

Carbon budgets: Ministers to be subject to ‘comply or explain’ enforcement

Carbon budgets: Ministers to be subject to ‘comply or explain’ enforcement

Ministers across various departments in both this government and future ones will be subject to a ‘comply or explain’ system...

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DkIT project on reducing livestock emissions chosen for EU programme

DkIT project on reducing livestock emissions chosen for EU programme

Students from the Dundalk Institute of Technology’s (DkIT) Diploma in Food and Agri-Business are a winning team in the first...

February 9, 2022

Emissions targets move to next phase as consultation closes

Emissions targets move to next phase as consultation closes

The process for setting the emissions reduction targets for each sector of the economy is set to move onto the...

February 8, 2022

Milk quotas not on his agenda for new dairy group – Boyle

Milk quotas not on his agenda for new dairy group – Boyle

Chairperson of the newly formed Food Vision Dairy Group, Prof. Gerry Boyle has said that reintroducing milk quotas is not...

February 7, 2022

Milk suppliers positive after new group meeting but wary of restrictions

Milk suppliers positive after new group meeting but wary of restrictions

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has welcomed the comments of Prof. Gerry Boyle at the first meeting of...

February 7, 2022

Varadkar tells IFA: ‘No discussion in government about limiting output’

Varadkar tells IFA: ‘No discussion in government about limiting output’

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar has told the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) that there has...

February 3, 2022

Macra describes timeframe for dairy sector plan as ‘unworkable’

Macra describes timeframe for dairy sector plan as ‘unworkable’

Macra na Feirme has described the timeframe for developing a future plan for the dairy sector as “unworkable”. Last week,...

February 3, 2022

Minister accused of ‘specifically’ targeting dairy farming

Minister accused of ‘specifically’ targeting dairy farming

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has said that it will not accept any proposal that will place an...

January 28, 2022

Minister confirms plan to ‘stabilise and reduce’ dairy emissions

Minister confirms plan to ‘stabilise and reduce’ dairy emissions

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has confirmed the establishment of a new group with the aim...

January 28, 2022

‘We are at a crossroads for Irish farming and forestry’ – Taoiseach

‘We are at a crossroads for Irish farming and forestry’ – Taoiseach

An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin told the annual general meeting (AGM) of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) today (Thursday, January 27)...

January 27, 2022

ESRI study finds low awareness of emissions in agriculture

ESRI study finds low awareness of emissions in agriculture

大多数people do not recognise agriculture as the main contributor of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, while individual actions tend to...

January 26, 2022

Lack of emissions disclosures among animal protein producers – FAIRR

Lack of emissions disclosures among animal protein producers – FAIRR

New data from global investor coalition FAIRR’s Protein Producer Index has shown that only 18% of global meat and dairy...

December 8, 2021