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.
Negotiations on the EU's common agricultural policy are coming to an end this week
Despite condemnations of the policy by scientists and others, it looks like the new CAP won't be green, just greenwashing
— Greenpeace EU (@GreenpeaceEU) May 24, 2021
It has been claimed that dairy farmers have no alternative to the current system if they are to make a living 🐄🥛
— Irish Wildlife Trust (@Irishwildlife) May 23, 2021
“Reforms to CAP to be brought forward this week by the EU will include measures to encourage farmers to leave more space for wildlife, to adopt organic standards for livestock, to use less chemical fertiliser and pesticide, and to nurture healthy soils.” https://t.co/JoVPCIkJeL
— Ruud Zanders (@Ruud_Zanders) May 24, 2021
I have absolute respect for @wickedleeksmag for this – it’s a different angle of putting a human face on a conflict that it feels like a lot of people are becoming numb to news about… https://t.co/njXCTiJzEr
— Clare Wells (@clareisonline) May 23, 2021
Big, heavily critical statement from lead Green MEP Martin Häusling attacking 🇩🇪's @JuliaKloeckner for not pushing for a more environmentally friendly EU farm policy.
"Instead of actively working for compromises, she is pouring oil on the fire of the tense negotiations." https://t.co/XW6VORtuLX
— Eddy Wax (@EddyWax) May 27, 2021