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Food Vision 2030 is short-sighted say climate campaigners

3 Aug 2021

Friends of the Earth
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Tuesday 3rd August 2021

Food Vision 2030 is short-sighted say campaigners


In response to Food Vision 2030 published today, Friends of the Earth Director, Oisín Coghlan, commented:

"This industry-led plan for agriculture is not aligned with our international obligations on climate pollution, biodiversity and water quality. It is however just that, an industry plan noted by Government. And I welcome the fact that it explicitly acknowledges that final targets for reducing agricultural pollution will be set under the new climate law. I look forward to agriculture doing its fair share as the Oireachtas sets Ireland's first carbon budget in the Autumn and the Government sets challenging 5-years targets for every sector."

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