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.
Good condensed read on the biodiversity crisis from @EUEnvironment Problems are clear. Solutions largely known. What is missing is political will to overcome the vested interests pinning their profit on killing nature. https://t.co/rcdcrnleD7 @BirdLifeEurope
— Ariel Brunner (@ArielBrunner) October 4, 2021
Virtually all political parties in Danish Parliament support agreement to reduce agricultural GHG emissions by 55-65% in 2030 wrt 1990. Agreement also includes allocation of CAP funding under Strategic Plan as well as reduction in N surplus. EN translation https://t.co/hH9h5nt6xg
— Alan Matthews (@xAlan_Matthews) October 5, 2021
EU Agri ministers' debate next Monday on transparency in the CAP will not be public… say no more
— Harriet Bradley (@HarrietFBradley) October 5, 2021
"Few farmers actually benefit from the elaborate, corporate food system that society has created. But we defend it, partly because we are conditioned to, but also because we are trapped." powerful words from a famer @matthewnaylor – in @FarmersWeekly https://t.co/D4JsZZlRKg
— Vicki Hird🐝🦋(she/r) www.rebuggingtheplanet.org (@vickihird) October 5, 2021
😵Lobbywatching: today the Gates-funded think-tank Re-Imagine Europa (RIE) runs closed lobby event on #NewGMOs .
— CEO (@corporateeurope) October 5, 2021
Denmark Agrees to Binding 2030 Climate Target for Agriculturehttps://t.co/RCPQEqNx5n
Lawmakers set binding carbon emission targets for Denmarks’s agricultural industry to ensure green transition, in historic agreement supported across party lines @jonasgahrstore @audunlysbakken pic.twitter.com/CqgUybpnKw
— Svein Tveitdal (@tveitdal) October 5, 2021
— Justice Pesticides (@JusticePesticid) October 6, 2021
Earlier in the year we had all the nonsense about flying calves to Europe and now the Dept wants to fly pigs to China. This really is Ireland's shame. Thank you @theanimalreader for highlighting this and thank you @MetzTilly for speaking out against it. #BanLiveExports https://t.co/cbAbHFyp6F
— Ethical Farming Ireland (@ethicalfarmIE) October 6, 2021
Great day @Cloughjo_Farm and a lovely crew for the introduction to seed saving. Kevin Dudley is a legend, sure you know that. Can't beat Participatory learning #SeedGrowersNetwork pic.twitter.com/1tcWvOqSvF
— Ireland's Seed Sovereignty (@IrelandSeedSov) October 6, 2021
🐮 CASH COW 🐮
Great news!! Our latest investigation that looks at the impact of the farm subsidy model on nature is finished.
— Niall Sargent 🕵️ (@Niall_Sargent) October 6, 2021
📢The #EUFarm2Fork Strategy is under attack!
❌Pesticide lobby is orchestrating a wave of corporate-sponsored events and 'impact assessments' to amplify scaremongering.
— Nina Holland (@nina_holland) October 7, 2021
— Ella McSweeney (@ellamcsweeney) October 7, 2021