Greens call for sanctions against the US if Trump withdraws from Paris Agreement

May 31th, 2017 The EU should consider sanctions against the US if President Donald Trump withdraws from the Paris Climate Change Agreement later today as expected, Eamon Ryan...

Historic Bill to ban onshore fracking in Ireland has passed through the Dáil

A historic Bill to ban the practice of onshore fracking in Ireland has passed, becoming the first Private Members’ Bill to pass through the...

‘Just Transition’ is launched by Greens ‘to prevent Midlands becoming Ireland’s rust belt’

May 31, 2017 The Green Party has warned the government today that the Midlands could become Ireland’s rust belt unless a comprehensive economic plan is...

Workers and communities must be protected in ‘just transition’ to carbon-free future

May 31st, 2017 Policymakers have ignored the potential impact on jobs of moving toward a low-carbon economy, which could lead to a “chaotic” restructuring harming...

Environment MEP’s vote to strengthen EU’s most powerful climate law

May 30, 2017 MEP’s voted today to increase the ambition of the EU’s most powerful climate law, the proposed Effort Sharing Regulation (ESR). The environment committee...

Trump to make “final decision” on Paris Agreement this week

May 30th, 2017 President Donald Trump is set to decide this week if the U.S. will leave the Paris Agreement, with the President “wide open”...

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has launched a major energy saving programme

May 29th, 2017 The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has launched a major energy saving programme uniting students across the EU to save energy...

Dublin to host prestigious award for gifted young scientists next year

May 29th, 2017 The prestigious European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) is set to celebrate its 30th anniversary in Dublin next year, the Minister...

Local Authorities to receive more funding to tackle illegal dumping across Ireland

May 29th, 2017 The Department of Climate Action and the Environment is set to provide an additional €650,000 in funding to tackle illegal dumping following...

President Higgins praises work to restore Abbeyleix Bog

President Michael D. Higgins’ paid tribute to organisations and volunteers working to restore bogs and wetlands across Ireland during a visit to Abbeyleix Bog...

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