Climate figures 1990-2018 Provisional greenhouse gas (GHG) emission figures for 1990-2018 (figure 1) published by the EPA shows Ireland’s overall emissions have increased by 9.2% since 1990. Transport continues to be the main driver of Ireland’s increasing emissions, having grown by 137% since 1990.Figure 1 – Change in greenhouse gas emissions 1990-2018, source: EPA. Farming […]
IFA President Joe Healy said it’s time to end to the climate blame game. “Farmers can no longer be blamed for the climate inaction of others. Lazy analysis points to the largest proportion of climate emissions coming from agriculture. There’s no science here, it simply reflects the importance of the agri-food sector to the national […]
Smart Farming, the voluntary resource management programme run by IFA in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency, has announced its 2019 results with average cost savings on participating farms of €6,336.
IFA National Environment Chairman Thomas Cooney has called on Kerry County Council to pull back from their divisive and heavy-handed approach to the development of a proposed cycle track and recreational route in South Kerry.