Our weekly Twitter round up of great content from our kindred network: a Friday treat for your weekend reading pleasure. Enjoy what we’ve found for you on twitter.
— Enrique Nieto (@Enrique_bxl) March 4, 2021
I was just in a meeting with a member of parliament to talk about being more ambitious in setting goals to tackle climate change in relation to agriculture. After stating a fact to him he replied that it was 'fake news'. Are we sure that we really want these people in charge?
— Sommer Ackerman (@lifewithsommer) March 3, 2021
— Vicki Hird 🐜🦗🐝 (@vickihird) March 8, 2021
Hedge cutting: some balance🧵
I see a lot of outrage over hedge cutting. And this gives me so much hope, as it shows a level of emotional investment in these wonderful habitats
Often, this frustration is justified, but sometimes its a little misplaced. Let's have a closer look..
— Megan (@FavColour_Green) March 8, 2021
"Management of high nature value farmland in the Republic of Ireland: 25 years evolving toward locally adapted results-orientated solutions and payments” authored by FFN founding members Drs Brendan Dunford & @MORANEnv is now out in @ecologyandsociety1 https://t.co/16rzoEuysz
— Farming For Nature (@farmfornature) March 4, 2021
Food systems responsible one third of human-produced emissions, new study finds | @AyeshaTandon
— Carbon Brief (@CarbonBrief) March 9, 2021
Council Presidency has made public the results of the sixth trilogue on the CAP Strategic Plans https://t.co/OWo2V6SlaK
— Alan Matthews (@xAlan_Matthews) March 9, 2021
"It's good that #InternationalWomensDay was yesterday, because I feel a bit lonely here today"
Not only was Faustine Bas-Defossez from @IEEP_eu the only woman of that panel on the future of EU food system…
She also seemed the only one conscious of what the EU is facing… ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/9eCMtNBQi7
— Emmanuel Kujawski (@Kujawski_E) March 9, 2021
Industrial Food Production is destroying the planet, harming our health (obesity), not feeding us, not being profitable. Total value $8 Trill. Costs it generates: $6 Trillion (with biodiversity losses not accounted for, $0.5 Trill subsidies not included) https://t.co/v7LXApt6wT
— Jose Luis Vivero Pol (@JoseLViveroPol) March 9, 2021
Food system emissions are more than just emissions from agriculture. In rich countries, downstream emissions from processing, distribution, consumption and end of life disposal are as large as from food production. I examine the figures in this blog post https://t.co/9NRUudhfiZ
— Alan Matthews (@xAlan_Matthews) March 10, 2021
The EU is spending €3 billion on livestock farming every year, much of it going to intensive beef and dairy harming #nature, with no strings attached 🤯🤥
— EEB (@Green_Europe) March 11, 2021
Recommendations from >300 scientists on how science can help make the #CAP work for biodiversity.
The 1st draft (summary for policy makers) is based on scientists-workshops in 13 Member States, and inputs from 22 Member States in total. https://t.co/i6GSOXWaNb pic.twitter.com/x6GtpFvQiY
— Guy Pe'er (@GuyPeer3) March 10, 2021
Offsetting emissions isn’t the
same as reducing emissions
— Jenna Tipaldo (@jennatip) March 10, 2021