A new project is brewing in Trim which, if successful, would see the mediaeval Meath town take a significant step to improve its environment. 

Local environmental groups ‘Sick of Plastic Trim’ & ‘Trim Tidy Towns’ are working with local businesses to introduce a project to replace disposable coffee cups with a returnable version.

Also this week, the IFA claims agriculture hasn’t caused climate change.

38% of Ireland’s emissions are produced by the farming sector, according to the EPA. Farmers have called for more support to help with the changing climate.

President of the IFA, Francie Gorman and Environmental Journalist John Gibbons share their views.