Greens call for revamped transport model to prioritise public travel

March 25th, 2019 All current transport programmes should be “immediately revised” to ensure that twice as much spending goes toward public transport as road infrastructure,...

Climate Action Committee set to call for 70% renewables by 2030

March 25th, 2019 An ambitious target to increase the share of renewables in electricity generation to 70 per cent by 2030 is set to be...

Fine Gael seeks to water down 2050 ambition in climate action report

March 24th, 2019 Fine Gael amendments to the special climate action committee’s much-awaited report look to water down recommendations for more ambitious 2050 emissions targets....

Irish NGOs join global push for greater marine protection

March 22nd, 2019 Two of Ireland’s flagship nature conservation groups have joined forces with an international network of concerned NGOs to push for bigger and better marine...

Fine Gael MEPs vote against moves for more ambitious climate targets

March 22nd, 2019 A Sinn Féin MEP has criticised her Fine Gael counterparts for voting against amendments to ramp up EU emissions targets in...

Ireland’s e-vehicle adoption remains low, study finds

March 22nd, 2019 Ireland’s adoption of electric vehicles remains significantly low by international standards, a new study has revealed. The study by GoCompare is based on data...

Climate Strike: How to keep the momentum going

March 22nd, 2019 Inspired by last Friday’s epic student climate strike but unsure about what you can do to keep the momentum going. Well, Lorna Gold...

World Water Day: ‘Clean water for all’ still on the Irish wishlist

March 20th, 2019 Today is World Water Day to raise awareness of the importance of providing easy access to clean water for all the world’s...

Colonialist economics – the contrast with indigenous land care principles

"In theorising about efficiency and the management of resources with a western European mind-set, many “great thinkers” were unable to see efficiency when it...

People need more information on the value of directly-elected mayors: Greens

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