UN report a major blow for beef, dairy sectors

Recent data published by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has revealed that Ireland is the most carbon-intensive beef producer in Europe.

In another blow to the agri sector, the same report also claims that Ireland is ranked third on Europe’s emissions from the dairy sector.

John Gibbons is climate change committee spokesperson for An Taisce. He’s been giving his reaction on the findings of the report to Ocean FM.

He say’s the findings of this study could have serious consequences for the Irish farming sector.