Latest EPA figures show continued increase in emissions levels

November 27th, 2017 Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions increased by 3.5 per cent in 2016 with significant increases observed in agriculture, transport, and energy, new data...

Earth’s ecological footprint increasing at destructive rate, finds report

  July 26th, 2018 Humans are using up the earth’s resources at an increasingly destructive rate, consuming a years’ worth of carbon, food, water, fibre, land...

Government failing to realise complete economic transition needed – not tinkering around the edges

Reacting to the Government’s Project Ireland 2040 –Empowering Communities for Climate Action launch in Dublin today, Green Party Councillor and Spokesperson on Climate Change,...

Science-informed storytelling key to communicate climate change

November 1st, 2017 The scientific evidence tells us that we must adapt quickly to climate change. Yet a key problem confronting us is how we...

Draft National Planning Framework needs stronger Climate proofing

Submissions are due today on the draft National Planning Framework – Ireland 2040 Our Plan An Taisce’s submission acknowledges the proposals to consolidate development...

Research 263: Reflecting on Adaptation to Climate Change: International Best Practice Review and National...

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Research Report 180: Towards Integrated Water Management (TIMe)

Synthesis report for Towards Integrated Water Management (TIMe) project

Greta Thunberg, motives and being strategic

Caroline Whyte urges critics of Greta Thunberg's campaign to focus on perspective.

Ireland’s longest running sustainable living festival kicks off at Electric Picnic

August 31st, 2017 As the Irish Government struggles to meet its climate targets, Convergence 2017, a festival celebrating and encouraging community-led sustainability and well-being initiatives...

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