Farmers Should Be Incentivised To 'Buy-In' To Emission Targets

A midlands Senator believes farmers need a little give.

A midlands Senator believes farmers will "buy in" to their emissions targets if they're given a fair incentive to do so.

Paul Daly wants the government to allow solar panels installed on agricultural buildings without the current planning permission requirements.

The Oireachtas committee on agriculture says the measure could create a new revenue stream from the EU for carbon sequestration.

The Fianna Fail rep says farmers need a little give, considering their being asked to cut emissions by 25% by 2030:

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