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From Calculations to Climate Action

22 January 2020
Type Event Proceeding

Presentation by Professor Frank O Mara, Director of Research in Teagasc at an IFA Climate Action event in Dublin on 21 January 2020

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  • Climate change has been an issue for over 30 years
  • Not going away – debate intensifying
  • Science still developing – need strong capability
  • Balanced approach is the way forward
  • Agriculture can reach the targets in Govt Climate Action Plan if key mitigation actions are adopted
  • This can be done with the same or a slightly increased cattle herd
  • Must work now to implement the MACC whilst developing additional solutions for post 2030