Budget 2018 falls embarrassingly short of tackling Air Pollution and Climate Change

The Environmental Pillar has expressed extreme disappointment at the exclusion of any measures to equalise the cost of diesel and petrol in Ireland in Budget 2018. We...

BUDGET 2018: Greens back call to equalize cost of diesel

Immediate Release Ireland’s leading environmental coalition welcomes the Green Party’s support of its proposal to equalise the cost of diesel and petrol in Budget 2018. Launching...

PRESS RELEASE: 200,000 European Citizens sign landmark petition calling on the EU to protect...

Immediate Release The Irish branch of the European-wide People4Soil campaign has smashed its national quota for an official EU petition calling on the European Commission to...

PRESS RELEASE: Native Woodlands the solution to farm water pollution, says environmental coalition

Immediate Release The use of existing forestry grants to allow farmers to plant native woodlands along rivers and streams would dramatically reduce farm water pollution,...

PRESS RELEASE: Pillar comment on State of the European Union address

Sustainable development and environmental protection must be put at the heart and centre of the Future of Europe, says Ireland’s leading environmental coalition. Following today’s...

PRESS RELEASE: Happy Pear Twins fly the Foodie Flag for People4Soil Campaign

Immediate Release With just four weeks left to reach Ireland’s target, The Happy Pear twins are calling on all food lovers to add their signature...

PRESS RELEASE: Citizens’ Assembly must call for referendum on constitutional right to environmental protection

The Citizens’ Assembly must call for a referendum to give a constitutional right to environmental protection to the people of Ireland, says the country’s...

PRESS RELEASE: Strict enforcement on hedgerow cutting to avoid further devastation to wildlife and...

Immediate Release The Environmental Pillar reiterates that hedgerow cutting remains illegal during the month of August, and calls for stronger enforcement of existing wildlife laws. Ireland’s...

PRESS RELEASE: Environmental NGOs slam Minister of State’s climate speech in New York

Immediate Release The government should focus on its own mitigation efforts instead of offering the false hope of helping poorer countries adapt to climate change...

PRESS RELEASE: New Seanad Report on Brexit’s threat to the environment welcomed by environmental...

Immediate Release Ireland’s leading environmental coalition welcomes the Seanad’s calls for concrete action to ensure environmental regulation remains rigorous across the island of Ireland in a...

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