Government’s latest biodiversity action plan lacks ‘aspiration’

October 5th, 2017 The Government’s latest biodiversity action plan released earlier today lacks aspiration, focus and strategy, Ireland’s leading environmental coalition has said. The 2017-2021 National...

Greens call for policy review as Naughten admits emissions plan failing

August 30th, 2018 The Green Party has called for a complete overhaul of the National Development Plan following the Minister for Climate Action’s admission that...

The Bandon: A river under heavy construction

August 24th, 2018 For Simon Toussifar, the Bandon River is a link back to the past. The west Cork artery river, a significant source of...

New sinkhole discovered in Co Monaghan

December 21st, 2018  A new nine-metre sinkhole has been found in Co Monaghan close to where a 100-meter sized sinkhole opened up September. The hole was found on...

Tánaiste left frustrated by decision to grant permission for Cork Harbour incinerator

May 31st, 2018 The Tánaiste has expressed his “deep disappointment” and “frustration” with An Bord Pleanála’s (ABP) decision to grant permission for a waste-to-energy incinerator...

Greens launch Bill to empower community ownership of energy projects

November 2nd, 2017 A new Bill launched this morning by the Green Party aims to “empowers” communities to purchase up to 30 per cent of...

Irish embassy in Colombia urged to support coal activists

May 20th, 2019 An Irish civil society coalition has called on the new Irish embassy in Bogota to intervene to protect communities and activists in...

Food waste initiatives set up to stop the rot

13th March 2017 Ireland’s first ever action group on food waste in the retail sector was established last week along with a series of measures...

Biodiversity’s vital role in food production system

May 14th, 2019 The vital role played by biodiversity in our food production system is set to be highlighted during a week-long celebration of our...

Extreme heat slammed a climate similar to ours. So, could it happen here?

23 July 2021 Mia Jacobson was used to heat. Growing up in the tropical climate of Hawaii, they were accustomed to the discomfort summer...

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