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January 17th, 2019 Antarctica is losing ice at a far more rapid pace than over the last four decades due to rising levels of warm...

Public consultation on upland burning a ‘box-ticking exercise’

January 16th, 2019 The leader of the Green Party today questioned the timing and seriousness of the Government’s public consultation over controversial regulations to extend...

RTE to ramp up climate coverage in response to public demand

January 16th, 2019 RTE is set to greatly increase its climate coverage in 2019 in response to a growing demand from its audience to cover...

Climate change influencing Irish weather extremes, says Met Eireann chief

January 16th, 2019 Ireland is set to experience a less stable climate and more intense extreme weather events as global warming takes hold, the Head...

More action needed to properly tackle marine waste

January 15th, 2019 While welcoming a new scheme to encourage fishermen to clean up our seas, conservation groups have warned that much more is needed...

Carbon cheques, emissions caps and climate justice

January 14th, 2019 As someone who has campaigned for years for carbon cheques to be distributed per capita in order to compensate for the increased...

Environmental groups raise alarm over plans for Skellig Michael

January 10th, 2019 Concerned groups and the public are being left in the dark over the Government’s plans to manage Skellig Michael, Ireland’s largest environmental...

Corncrake numbers up but still not safe, expert says

January 10th, 2018 The increase in corncrake numbers in 2018 is a welcome sign but is still well below a safe level for the threatened...

Extension of public consultation on upland burning welcomed

January 9th, 2018 The Government’s decision to extend a public consultation on controversial upland burning regulations has been welcomed by an environmental coalition that earlier...

Large trawlers to be banned from coastal waters by 2020

December 21st, 2018 The decision from the Minister for the Marine to exclude trawling by large vessels close to the Irish coast has been welcomed...

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