Climate strikers tell Leo to listen up to prevent climate catastrophe

September 20th, 2019 Teenage climate activists took to the streets of Cork today to urge the Taoiseach and the Minister for Climate Action to “listen” to their...

New peat regulations inconsistent with EU law must be dissolved

September 20th, 2019 The High Court has ruled that new regulations to take large-scale peat extraction outside of the Irish planning regime are inconsistent with European environmental...

Climate Strike: thousands protest over climate inaction

September 20th, 2019 Thousands of students across the country are on the streets today as part of the global school strike movement urging the Government...

List of demands – what do the school strikers want?

September 20th, 2019 Thousands of Irish students across the country will mobilise today as part of an international school strike calling for urgent climate action...

Enough is Plenty: new blog series

On the first day of the global climate strike week, we're launching this blog series by Anne Ryan on the concept of enough: "A...

Climate plan not unlawful, High Court finds

September 19th, 2019 A challenge to the State’s climate mitigation plan has failed to show that it is in breach of any constitutional right to a healthy...

Green Party expresses serious concern at Irish Cement incineration licence

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Ireland needs strong supports for communities impacted by the move away from fossil fuels...

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Greens call for commission to oversee Just Transition

September 18th, 2019 The Green Party wants to see a Just Transition Commission set-up to protect workers and ensure areas hit by our move away...

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