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Greens set to launch Bill to prohibit oil and gas exploration

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COP23: Female farmers on the climate change front-lines

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Ireland ranked as Europe’s worst-performing country for action on climate change

November 15th, 2017 A new report has singled out Ireland as the worst performing country in Europe for taking concrete action to tackle climate change. The...

Cabinet commits to extra funding for developing countries hit by climate change

November 15th, 2017 The Minister for Climate Action today announced that the Government will provide additional funding to support vulnerable countries hit hardest by the...

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COP23: ‘transformation’ of food system needed to meet rise in hunger

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Study identifies bats and birds vulnerable to turbine collisions

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