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Proposed Bill will “fail to regulate” the majority of water abstractions

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MEPs “must refuse” CAP propsal and send it back to the Commission

20 October 2020  European environmental organisations have urged MEPs to reject the current Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) proposal and send it back to the Commission...

Government must “move quickly” on ruling out LNG terminals

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New agri-food strategy must “shift away” from intensive practice

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Interim targets “absolutely vital” for Climate Bill

15 October 2020  The need for interim targets in the Climate Bill is “absolutely vital”, the Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action heard today.  Dr Áine Ryall...

Climate Bill faces first round of Committee scrutiny

14 October 2020  The newly published Climate Bill faced its first round of pre-legislative scrutiny today before the Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action and numerous...

Budget 2021: where do climate and biodiversity stand?

13 October 2020  The word has really worn itself out this year, but both this Budget and the times we find ourselves in are truly...

Our Climate Bill checklist, revisited

9 October 2020  It’s here. It’s in our (virtual) hands – the long-awaited, much-anticipated, sure-to-be-debated Climate Bill.  Last week, we put together a checklist of some...

Government publishes much-anticipated Climate Bill

7 October 2020 The Government has published its much anticipated Climate Bill today with a number of features that aim to set out and strengthen...

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