Published 22 Dec 2005
Last modified 13 Apr 2011, 07:17 PM
The IRENA indicator report on agriculture and the environment was released today.
Through an analysis of 42 agri-environment indicators the report provides a
comprehensive overview of the impact of the agriculture sector on water
resources, soils, air quality and climate change as well as biodiversity and
landscapes. The report is one of the outputs of the IRENA project (Indicator
Reporting on the Integration of Environmental Concerns into Agriculture Policy),
a joint exercise between the European Commission (DG Agriculture, DG
Environment, Eurostat, Joint Research Centre) and the European Environment
Our climate is changing. Scientific evidence shows that the global average temperature is rising, and rainfall patterns are shifting. It also shows that glaciers, Arctic sea-ice and the Greenland ice ...