EU Emission Target Changes Show Farmers Are Being Listened To - IFA

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A 30% cut to gases related to farming is no longer included in the roadmap for 2040.

The IFA says changes to certain EU emission targets shows farmers are being listened to.

The EU Commission says emissions need to be cut by 90% compared to 1990 levels.

However, an updated roadmap on how to achieve these reductions by 2040 no longer features a 30% cut on gases related to farming, including methane and nitrogen.

Farmers held protests last Thursday against EU targets for the agriculture sector.

President of the Irish Farmers Association, Ballinakill's Francie Gorman says their anger is being noticed:

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