Climate Change

Report: Severe impact of weather events on food security

Report: Severe impact of weather events on food security

High-impact weather and climate events caused major issues for food security in 2021, according to a new report published today...

May 18, 2022

Report says wildfires in national park are inevitable

Report says wildfires in national park are inevitable

There is a major risk of ‘catastrophic’ wildfires engulfing swathes of one of England’s leading national parks, according to a...

May 18, 2022

Scottish water warming rapidly – report

Scottish water warming rapidly – report

A report published today (Wednesday, April 27) has revealed that 97% of monitored Scottish lochs and reservoirs increased in temperature...

April 27, 2022

Alternative proteins: Report says fake meat ‘will not save the planet’

Alternative proteins: Report says fake meat ‘will not save the planet’

A new report –The Politics of Protein – released today (Thursday, April 7), reveals that fake meat is not as...

April 7, 2022

IPES: Sustainable solutions readily available for food systems

IPES: Sustainable solutions readily available for food systems

The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) has called for fundamental reform of food systems to avoid catastrophic...

April 5, 2022

IPCC: Deep cut in emissions needed despite increasing climate action

IPCC: Deep cut in emissions needed despite increasing climate action

Average annual global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reached their highest levels between 2010-2019, however, the rate of growth has slowed,...

April 5, 2022

LMC: International beef sector responding to climate change

LMC: International beef sector responding to climate change

Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson has said that the international beef sector is responding to the...

March 14, 2022

IPCC: Emissions must be cut to prevent threats to species and ecosystems

IPCC: Emissions must be cut to prevent threats to species and ecosystems

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has said it expects ecosystems to be at a “high risk...

March 8, 2022

£5000 grant available to assist NI climate change groups

£5000 grant available to assist NI climate change groups

Environmental charity, Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, has announced that community groups which have signed up for its Carbon Literacy training...

March 8, 2022

Stormont Assembly agrees key climate change legislation amendment

Stormont Assembly agrees key climate change legislation amendment

Sinn Féin agriculture spokesman Declan McAleer has welcomed the acceptance by Stormont of an amendment to proposed climate change legislation...

March 1, 2022

IPES: Food system reform needed to avoid ‘unprecedented hunger’

IPES: Food system reform needed to avoid ‘unprecedented hunger’

The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) has called for a fundamental reform of food systems to...

March 1, 2022

IPCC: Production losses projected for most European areas

IPCC: Production losses projected for most European areas

More frequent heatwaves and droughts due to climate change are expected to cause substantive agricultural production losses for most European...

February 28, 2022

Sinn Féin proposes an amendment to NI Climate Change Bill

Sinn Féin proposes an amendment to NI Climate Change Bill

Next Monday (February 28), will see Sinn Féin bring forward an amendment at Stormont to the Northern Ireland Climate Change...

February 25, 2022

NI beef and sheep industry left in ‘state of deep shock’

NI beef and sheep industry left in ‘state of deep shock’

Northern Ireland’s beef and sheep industry is in a state of deep shock, according to the Livestock and Meat Commission...

February 21, 2022

International beef sector responding positively to  climate-change challenge

International beef sector responding positively to climate-change challenge

The international beef sector is responding positively to the challenge of climate change, according to Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC)...

February 15, 2022

More than 700 farmers attend Stormont rally over climate legislation

More than 700 farmers attend Stormont rally over climate legislation

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has said that climate change legislation for Northern Ireland must be based on the appliance...

February 1, 2022

Hundreds of farmers expected to demonstrate at Stormont over climate bill

Hundreds of farmers expected to demonstrate at Stormont over climate bill

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has confirmed that it will host a controlled ‘climate change rally’ tomorrow morning (February 1,...

January 31, 2022

Union defends policy of maintaining livestock numbers in NI

Union defends policy of maintaining livestock numbers in NI

Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) deputy president, William Irvine, believes that production agriculture and the environment are two sides of the...

January 28, 2022