Carbon Emissions

Aurivo launches carbon-reducing initiative for farmer members

Aurivo launches carbon-reducing initiative for farmer members

Aurivo is calling on its farmer members to apply to participate in a sustainable farming initiative, which aims to assist...

March 25, 2022

Calls for recognition of farmers’ carbon offsetting efforts

Calls for recognition of farmers’ carbon offsetting efforts

Not only do farmers need recognition for the carbon offsetting they do, they also need to be supported in further...

March 23, 2022

Farmland video: Carbon sequestration must be separate to eco scheme

Farmland video: Carbon sequestration must be separate to eco scheme

Farmers will end up “doing more work for the same money” if carbon sequestration and carbon farming gets subsumed into...

March 1, 2022

Carbon tax is now ‘the leading cause of inflation’ – McGrath

Carbon tax is now ‘the leading cause of inflation’ – McGrath

The leader of the Rural Independent Group has claimed that carbon tax is now the leading cause of inflation and...

February 9, 2022

Agri-food sector most impacted by low-carbon transition

Agri-food sector most impacted by low-carbon transition

The agri-food sector has been identified as one of the most-impacted sectors in terms of employment from the low-carbon transition,...

January 18, 2022

Group developing carbon-removal system for farm forestry

Group developing carbon-removal system for farm forestry

A recently formed group of farmers, academics and legal experts is currently developing a certification and validation system for carbon...

December 31, 2021

Carbery Group launches next phase of tree-planting programme

Carbery Group launches next phase of tree-planting programme

Carbery Group, the west Cork-based international ingredients, flavours and cheese producer this week (Tuesday, December 21) launched the latest phase...

December 22, 2021

Teagasc outlines carbon value of hedges and grassland

Teagasc outlines carbon value of hedges and grassland

After much speculation among farmers, Teagasc has moved to outline the “inventory carbon values” for Irish hedgerows and grasslands. In...

November 18, 2021

Emissions reduction: Targets for 5 main sectors emerge

Emissions reduction: Targets for 5 main sectors emerge

An announcement will be made by the government today, Thursday, November 4, outlining the percentages each sector will be asked...

November 4, 2021

Hydrogen results in a further award for JCB

Hydrogen results in a further award for JCB

Hydrogen is rapidly gaining recognition as being a serious contender for the replacement of carbon-based fuels. The latest boost has...

November 3, 2021

€120m green hydrogen plant planned for Cork

€120m green hydrogen plant planned for Cork

Plans have been announced for Ireland’s first green hydrogen facility, which, if granted planning permission, will be one of the...

May 25, 2021

Compass Ireland commits to ‘net zero’ by 2030 including plant-based proteins

Compass Ireland commits to ‘net zero’ by 2030 including plant-based proteins

Compass Group Ireland has announced its commitment to reach ‘net zero’ greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its own operations and...

May 24, 2021

‘High-index sheep produce less GHG emissions per kilo of carcass produced’

‘High-index sheep produce less GHG emissions per kilo of carcass produced’

High-index sheep produce less greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per kilo of carcass produced, according to Alan Bohan of Sheep Ireland....

May 6, 2021

EU changes baseline for monitoring aviation emissions

EU changes baseline for monitoring aviation emissions

The EU has changed its baseline for monitoring emissions from aviation, due to what is being described as an ‘unprecedented’...

June 9, 2020

Lower emissions from cattle manure than previously thought – new research

Lower emissions from cattle manure than previously thought – new research

Research has found that emissions from livestock manure “patches” are lower than previously thought – which could work to the...

April 29, 2020

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FARMLAND: 9th April 2020

FARMLAND: 9th April 2020

On this week’s episode – we talk to Dr. Frank Mitloehner about the interplay of the Covid-19 pandemic, global emissions...

April 9, 2020

‘Fire ahead’ on reducing carbon emissions – 19-year-old serial entrepreneur

‘Fire ahead’ on reducing carbon emissions – 19-year-old serial entrepreneur

A 19-year-old serial entrepreneur whose businesses include an organic lamb venture and an industry-leading firewood supply enterprise recently highlighted the...

March 28, 2020

Limerick entrepreneur sparks debate on firewood regulation

Limerick entrepreneur sparks debate on firewood regulation

A 19-year-old serial entrepreneur whose businesses include an organic lamb venture and an industry-leading firewood supplier recently highlighted the urgent...

March 15, 2020