Northern Ireland
Easyjet drops carbon offset scheme
Peter McCann
The international airline has confirmed that it will focus on technologies that lower emissions within its own business.
14 September 2022 Management
Moving to net zero dairy farming
At a recent farm walk, Hugh Harbison outlined how he is trying to reduce the carbon footprint of his 180-cow dairy herd.
14 September 2022 Viewpoints
Dempsey at Large: a lot to be learned from NZ position on methane
The New Zealand government's treatment of methane in relation to climate targets should serve as a model for Irish policymakers.
Keep an eye on protected urea shelf life
Protected urea is a tool used to reduce ammonia emissions and can help to reduce nitrogen fertiliser rates.
31 August 2022 News
Sustainable milk production in focus at farm walk
The ArcZero project will hold a farm walk on 1 September looking at capturing carbon and lowering emissions on livestock farms.
24 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Challenges and opportunities for sustainability on Irish farms
David Wall and Karl Richards talk through some of the main methods of meeting farm sustainability requirements.
Technologies to reduce nitrogen and methane emissions on farms
Gary Lanigan and Dominika Krol describe some technologies which can help agriculture meet its emissions targets.
BASF and Boortmalt to improve carbon footprint of barley
BASF and Boortmalt are working with 50 Irish tillage farmers to reduce their carbon emissions.
7 August 2022 News
Improving beef farm sustainability
Teagasc has released a checklist and guide to help to improve sustainability on beef farms, which can help the environment and farm profit.
5 August 2022 News
DAERA working on new climate targets
It comes as a bitter debate over an emissions target for the agriculture sector in the Republic of Ireland concluded last week.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
A separate, ambitious target for methane should have been set
A recent paper on climate metrics for ruminant livestock justifies setting a separate methane target. Policy analyst Anne Finnegan examines the science.
27 July 2022 News
Agricultural emissions increased by 3% in 2021 - EPA
In 2021, Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions rose above pre-COVID-19 levels, increasing by 4.7% on 2020.