Climate Action Fund open to applicants for sustainable energy projects

July 12th, 2018 The Minister for the Environment has launched a call for applications for projects to tackle climate change and reduce emission levels in...

To Flush or Not to Flush? The outrageous fortune of wet wipes is causing...

7th April 2017 ‘Think before you flush’ has been the motto of An Taisce’s Clean Coasts for some time but now wily manufacturers are muddying...

The Green Party’s Waste Reduction Bill to be debated in Dáil tomorrow

July 10th, 2017 The Green Party’s Waste Reduction Bill is set to be debated in the Dáil tomorrow evening after the Labour Party agreed to...

State set to drop compostable single-use coffee cups from latte levy

April 26th, 2018 The State looks set to drop compostable single-use coffee cups from its proposed latte levy, the Environment Minister has told the Dail. Speaking...

Why is the State in the dock over climate policy?

January 22nd, 2019 On October 23, 2017, Friends of the Irish Environment (FiE) obtained permission from the High Court to proceed with an unprecedented environmental...

Heritage Bill will be “devastating” for wildlife, Committee told

November 30th, 2017 Plans to extend the seasons for upland burning and hedge cutting under the much-debated Heritage Bill will have “devastating” consequences for our...

New study examines exposure of Irish adults to glyphosate

May 22nd, 2018 The Irish adult population is subject to low non-occupational exposure of glyphosate, a novel study from NUI Galway has found. The results of...

Media reluctant to link heatwave to climate change, US report finds 

August 1st, 2018 A new report suggests that the US media is reluctant to link the current global heatwave to climate change. The report from Public Citizen, a US non-profit,...

Most EU states failing to meet air quality standards

September 13th, 2018 Most European Union countries are failing to meet the bloc’s air quality standards, a new report has revealed. The report released this week...

European Commission opens infringement case against Ireland over water contamination

August 1st, 2018 The European Commission has opened an infringement case against Ireland for failure to ensure drinking water for over 500,000 citizens is safe...

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