Small business and householders left behind by new renewable energy scheme

September 22nd, 2017 After a long wait, solar technology is finally set to receive state support through the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS). However, the...

Minister calls for investigation into odourless gas escape from Corrib

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has called for an investigation into how odourless gas from the Corrib field entered the network...

New Climate Ambassador Programme launched by An Taisce

A new scheme to find a new generation of climate ambassadors from across schools, campuses and the wider community in Ireland has been launched. The new...

Campaigners deliver petition to ban oil drilling to Minister Naughten’s office

September 20th, 2017 Campaigners today delivered a petition to the Minister of the Environment calling on him to use his powers to ban all future...

New fee set to be introduced to fund tyre disposal scheme

September 19th, 2017 The Government is set to introduce a new tyre disposal fee as part of regulation to crack down on illegal tyre dumping...

200,000 European citizens sign landmark petition calling on the EU to protect soil

September 19th, 2017 The Irish branch of the European-wide People4Soil campaign has smashed its national quota for an official EU petition calling on the European...

EU plan to bring clean energy revolution to over 2,700 islands

September 19th, 2017 A new EU initiative to bring the clean energy revolution to over 2,700 islands across Europe is set to be launched this...

ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalist Awards 2018 launched

September 18th, 2017 ECO-UNESCO today launched the Young Environmentalists Awards 2018 calling on Ireland’s greenest teens to step up and take action in their communities...

5,000 deaths in Europe linked to ‘Dieselgate’ per year, new study reveals

September 18th, 2017 Emissions from diesel cars rigged to appear eco-friendly may be the cause of 5,000 premature deaths annually across Europe, a study published...

Our duty to stop oil exploration in Irish waters

September 18th, 2017 Last week, one of Ireland’s leading oil and gas exploration company, Providence Resources, revealed that their latest oil-drilling exploit in Irish waters...

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