Projected economic impacts of climate change on Irish agriculture

climate change irish agriculture report

This report presents projected economic impacts of climate change on Irish agriculture, especially in the light of increasing investment and intensification. Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive industries in Ireland, as its primarily outdoor production processes depend on particular levels of temperature and rainfall. The total economic projected costs of climate change in the region of €1-2 billion per annum by mid-century.

By Dr Stephen Flood, Research Associate, ICARUS, NUIM for Stop Climate Chaos