Bill to ban fossil fuel exploration set to appear before the Dail next month

January 26th, 2018 A Bill to ban any new explorations for oil, coal, and gas on Irish territory is set to appear before the Dail...

Origin Green’s environmental commitments appear to be “marketing tool”, says TD

January 26th, 2018 Origin Green’s commitment to protecting the environment appears to be only a “marketing tool”, the Joint Committee on Agriculture heard this week. The...

Ireland faces fines as Commission takes the State to court over poor environmental record

January 25th, 2018 Large fines loom for the Government as the European Commission brings the Irish State back to court over its decade-long failure to...

The Climate Cases: Breakthrough – Urgenda v the Netherlands

January 25th, 2018 With the landmark legal case against the Irish Government for alleged inaction to tackle climate change set to be heard before the...

The Climate Cases: Breakthrough – Urgenda v the Netherlands

January 25th, 2018 With the landmark legal case against the Irish Government for alleged inaction to tackle climate change set to be heard before the...

Ireland fails to take up offer to join the Powering Past Coal Alliance

January 24th, 2018 The Irish Government has so far failed to take up an invitation to join an international alliance working to accelerate the phase-out...

EPA launches new national food waste prevention scheme

January 24th, 2018 The Environmental Protection Agency has launched a new campaign calling on the Irish public to enjoy their food without the waste. The campaign...

Deep retrofit of housing stock necessary to meet climate and energy targets, warms expert

January 24th, 2018 Ireland’s entire housing stock must be retrofitted to higher energy standards if we are to achieve our impending climate and energy targets,...

Global investment in renewables rise to over €270 billion in 2017

January 23rd, 2018 Global investment in renewable energy rose to over €270 billion in 2017, a new financial study released this month has found. According to...

Millions set to be exposed to severe flooding by 2040, new study finds

January 23rd, 2018 The impact of climate change will lead to a tenfold increase in the risk of river flooding unless concrete protective measures are...

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