COP26

New Foresight Project launched to support UK’s 2050 net-zero target

New Foresight Project launched to support UK’s 2050 net-zero target

The Government Office for Science has launched a new Foresight Project to help inform the government’s long-term net-zero strategy. The...

November 14, 2021

DSM to open methane-reducing additive production plant in Scotland

DSM to open methane-reducing additive production plant in Scotland

Royal DSM, a global company active in health, nutrition and bioscience, has announced that it is planning to implement large...

November 9, 2021

UFU responds to COP26 methane emissions reduction pledge

UFU responds to COP26 methane emissions reduction pledge

Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) president, Victor Chestnutt, has responded to the COP26 pledge by many world leaders to cut global...

November 8, 2021

COP26 doesn’t tackle ‘overconsumption’ of animal products – RSPCA

COP26 doesn’t tackle ‘overconsumption’ of animal products – RSPCA

While it welcomes the addition of animal agriculture on the COP26 agenda in the form of a methane-reducing promise, the...

November 3, 2021

Poots ‘confident’ that agri is ‘committed’ to playing part in reducing emissions

Poots ‘confident’ that agri is ‘committed’ to playing part in reducing emissions

Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has welcomed the “positive action already underway” within the farming community to reduce emissions and tackle...

November 3, 2021

COP26: UK joins new sustainability standards board

COP26: UK joins new sustainability standards board

The government, along with 36 international partners from six continents, has welcomed and joined a newly established International Sustainability Standards...

November 3, 2021

COP26: 10 leading ag companies commit to ‘shared efforts’ on climate change

COP26: 10 leading ag companies commit to ‘shared efforts’ on climate change

Ten leading agricultural commodity companies have come together to issue a joint statement recognising their mutual responsibility in addressing climate...

November 3, 2021

Peatland restoration to play ‘key role’ in plans to reduce NI carbon emissions

Peatland restoration to play ‘key role’ in plans to reduce NI carbon emissions

Environment Minister Edwin Poots has visited the Peatland Pavilion at COP26 in Glasgow to see the “global significance” of peatlands...

November 2, 2021

Britain votes Obki as COP26 UK ambassador

Britain votes Obki as COP26 UK ambassador

Ahead of COP26 – a new series has been airing on Sky Kids; one that aims to help children understand...

November 2, 2021

COP26: Over 100 leaders commit to end deforestation by 2030

COP26: Over 100 leaders commit to end deforestation by 2030

More than 100 leaders have committed to halt and reverse forest loss and land degradation by 2030, at day one...

November 2, 2021

COP26: ‘We cannot continue with a ‘business as usual’ approach – Minister Poots

COP26: ‘We cannot continue with a ‘business as usual’ approach – Minister Poots

Speaking ahead of his attendance at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, which commences...

November 1, 2021

BVA calls for ‘One Health approach’ in COP26 wish list

BVA calls for ‘One Health approach’ in COP26 wish list

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has called for a ‘One Health approach’ in its ‘wish list’ for COP26, taking place...

October 29, 2021

Final 6 ‘One Step Greener’ ambassadors chosen for COP26

Final 6 ‘One Step Greener’ ambassadors chosen for COP26

The British public has chosen the final six ‘One Step Greener’ Ambassadors from across the UK who are going above...

October 25, 2021

‘Countryside COP’ to take place this week

‘Countryside COP’ to take place this week

An environmental conference taking place this week – Countryside COP – hopes to showcase and inspire actions to tackle the...

October 10, 2021

Dairy industry urged to share GHG emissions facts ahead of COP26

Dairy industry urged to share GHG emissions facts ahead of COP26

Dairy industry leaders have urged farmers to get behind a drive to spread accurate facts about Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions...

October 9, 2021

Poots invests in NI ‘climate literacy’ project ahead of COP26

Poots invests in NI ‘climate literacy’ project ahead of COP26

Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture and Environment has invested in a ‘Carbon Literacy’ project to better inform the public about...

October 4, 2021

18 celebs call for animal agriculture to be on COP26 agenda

18 celebs call for animal agriculture to be on COP26 agenda

“We call on you, RT Hon Alok Sharma MP, and the UNFCCC to formally and publicly recognise the role of...

September 21, 2021

New Agriculture and Land Use Alliance launches Countryside COP

New Agriculture and Land Use Alliance launches Countryside COP

The newly formed Agriculture and Land Use Alliance (ALA), will host the first-ever ‘Countryside COP’ event to showcase and inspire...

September 20, 2021