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⚠️this thread contains a high level of #EU nerdiness.
I've just found out that CAP negotiators are using a FIVE COLUMN document.
If you understood what I just typed and😯was your reaction, go ahead.
(or go ahead if you want to learn more about this EU version of a unicorn 🧐)
— Gerardo Fortuna (@gerardofortuna) January 21, 2021
LEAK – we're publishing amendments sent these days by the big farms lobby COPA-COGECA to MEPs to try to hollow out the EU Farm to Fork Strategy. To compare with their public statements on defending family farms & moving towards more sustainable farming… https://t.co/CcSO4pxBtS
— CEO (@corporateeurope) January 26, 2021
Environmental risks top the charts again…
Biodiversity loss, climate action failure, infectious diseases, human environmental damage, natural resource crises rank as top risks according to @wef https://t.co/96LErmXk2Z
— Jane Stout (@JaneCStout) January 26, 2021
Grassland on drained peat in Switzerland was a net C source of 4.3 to 4.7 tonnes C/ha/yr. @EPA @IFAmedia @farmersjournal @IrelandsFarmers @GaryLanigan1 @flo_renouwilson @matts20000 https://t.co/4I1DnrsK7U
— David Wilson (@peatyGHG) January 26, 2021
— EEB (@Green_Europe) January 27, 2021
🙏🌿🌷 Padma Shri awarded to
105-year-old organic farming pioneer from Coimbatore, Pappammal 👏
She is active even today
in her field in Thekkampatti,
a village on banks of river Bhavani
She organically cultivate millets, pulses, and vegetables on her 2.5-acre field pic.twitter.com/gMs2sLmVzb
— Dr. M V Rao, IAS (@mvraoforindia) January 27, 2021
EU food safety agency presents plan for integrated risk assessments for pollinators https://t.co/WV1fjs1OtA
— EURACTIV Agri & Food (@eaAgriFood) January 27, 2021
Most water extraction to go unregulated, environment groups warn.
This bill as it stands is textbook 'light-touch regulation' with lobbyists fingerprints obvious. Needs substantial rewrite to be in any way useful/effective and in line with EU law https://t.co/FczdFigW9w
— Sinead O'Brien (@Sineadh2o) January 27, 2021
Judge Collins said “were it not for the EU, Ireland would have had no effective environmental legislation.Even when EU directives took effect, Ireland fought against implementing them”. https://t.co/34hDZwdbKI
— Oonagh Duggan (@NatureNymph) January 27, 2021
75% of men 44-75 are concerned about the environment, but only 8% think meat and dairy has an effect on it. Need help talking to dad about milk?
— OatlyUK (@OatlyUK) January 16, 2021