Ireland ranked as Europe’s worst-performing country for action on climate change

November 15th, 2017 A new report has singled out Ireland as the worst performing country in Europe for taking concrete action to tackle climate change. The...

Cabinet commits to extra funding for developing countries hit by climate change

November 15th, 2017 The Minister for Climate Action today announced that the Government will provide additional funding to support vulnerable countries hit hardest by the...

The Mamukko Brothers: An eco-conscious upcycling revolution

November 15th, 2017 In 2007, the financial crisis hit Hungary as hard as it did on our own little island. While hundreds of thousands left the...

COP23: ‘transformation’ of food system needed to meet rise in hunger

November 15th, 2017 A “transformation” of agricultural sectors and food systems is required to meet a rise in hunger across the globe, the Director-General of...

Study identifies bats and birds vulnerable to turbine collisions

November 15th, 2017 A new study has identified the birds and bats most vulnerable to collisions with wind turbines, highlighting a potential conflict between renewable...

COP23: Prof John Sweeney’s Reflections on Bonn Pt1

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Europe feeling the heat of our changing climate

November 14th, 2017 The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) tells us that 2017 will be one of the warmest years on record, with many disastrous events...

COP23: WHO and UNFCCC commit to tackling climate-related health challenges

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COP23: Finances must triple to meet climate goals for water

November 10th, 2017 The level of financial support set aside for water projects under the Paris Climate Change Agreement will need to triple to €255...

Meeting explores environmental and economic downsides of overfishing

November 10th, 2017 The environmental and economic downsides of overfishing in Ireland and the opportunities for sustainable fisheries were explored at an event in Dublin...

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