Agriculture

About 64% of Ireland’s land area is used for agriculture, so it’s impossible to overstate the significance of the sector in environmental terms.

22nd March 2016

An Taisce is one of the 100 European NGOs who have called on the European Commission to carry out a review of the Common Agricultural Policy. €53 billion are pumped into European farming every year making up 37% of the EU's total budget. It is only fair that taxpayers are allowed to review and see if they are getting a fair return on their investment.

1st November 2015

Prof. Barry McMullin, Chair of the An Taisce Climate Committee was pleased to have the opportunity to present an invited talk at the Dublin VegFest (Vegan Culture Festival) on 1st November 2015. The talk explored the nature and scale of the climate change challenge, and the specific role that animal (especially ruminant - cattle, sheep, goats ...) agriculture has in that. Below you will find a downloadable PDF copy of the slides from the talk.

13th October 2015

Near FM Radio interviewed Green Communities on Friday the 2nd of October, and the link to the podcast is attached below.

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