Northern Ireland may have to lose one million cattle and sheep to meet climate targets


Assessment: Green tyranny will make surfs of the once prosperous middle class, while the wealthy will barely feel the pain (Rev. 6:6) …

Around one million sheep and cattle across Northern Ireland may have to be lost in order for the agricultural sector here to reach net-zero carbon emission targets.

The figures come from industry-commissioned analysis reported by the Guardian newspaper.

“Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. I have given you all things, even as the green herbs.” Genesis 9:3 

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The analysis from KPMG, commissioned by those in the farming sector including the Ulster Farmer’s Union (UFU), suggests more than 500,000 cattle and around 700,000 sheep would need to be lost to meet the climate targets.

Further, work done by the UK Government’s climate advisers suggests chicken numbers would also need to be cut by 5 million by 2035 in Northern Ireland.

Last month the Northern Ireland Assembly passed climate change legislation committing the region to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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