Budget 2018 measures on electronic vehicles ‘underwhelming’

October 11th, 2017 New measures laid out in Budget 2018 to encourage the take up of electronic vehicles are “underwhelming”, the Irish Electric Vehicle Owners...

Budget 2018 measures on electric vehicles ‘underwhelming’

October 11th, 2017 New measures laid out in Budget 2018 to encourage the take up of electric vehicles are “underwhelming”, the Irish Electric Vehicle Owners...

Plans for biofuels use in planes ‘worse’ for climate than jet fuel

October 11th, 2017 A coalition of environmental NGOs today handed over a petition signed by 172,000 to the United Nations’ aviation body urging it to...

Two major environment and climate cases hit the High Court today

October 10th, 2017 A judicial review of Fingal County Council’s decision to extend planning permission for the development of a €320 million runway at Dublin...

Our Ocean Conference: €6 billion pledged for ocean protection

October 10th, 2017 Three billion people worldwide depend on the ocean for their livelihoods, with over one billion reliant on seafood as their main source...

EU commits to foster healthier, cleaner, and more secure seas

October 10th, 2017 The EU Commission has announced €550m in funding for initiatives to tackle global oceans challenges at the EU-hosted Our Ocean Conference 2017...

Budget 2018: Proposals to protect our environment

October 9th, 2017 Opposition parties launched their alternative budget proposals last week, with the Social Democrats, Green Party and Solidarity-PBP all launching alternative budget proposals...

Chief Brexit negotiator calls for safeguarding of environmental cooperation post-Brexit

October 6th, 2017 The European Parliament passed a motion this week calling for the safeguarding of Irish cross-border cooperation schemes after Brexit, including environmental issues. The motion...

Eco-Unesco Director is new Chair of National Dialogue on Climate Action

Minister for Environment Denis Naughten has appointed Elaine Nevin as the new Chair of the National Dialogue on Climate Action Advisory Group. Ms Nevin has...

The Scottish Government has banned fracking, says Energy Minister

October 6th, 2017 The Scottish Government has banned fracking following public outcry over the environmental risks and health hazards linked to the controversial industry. Earlier this...

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