Global experts selected for critical IPCC climate change reports

August 18th, 2017 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has invited over 200 experts from countries on each continent to prepare two separate special...

€250,000 dished out since 2007 for scholarships linked to oil and gas industry, new...

The Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) paid out €250,000 for scholarships linked to the oil and gas industry over the past...

Study finds common pesticide increasing bumblebee’s risk of extinction

August 15th, 2017 A common neonicotinoid pesticide threatens bumblebees with an increased risk of extinction, a new study has shown. The study found that thiamethoxam, a...

Dublin City Council planning for a herbicide free city

August 15th, 2017 Herbicides are widely used throughout Ireland to control weeds, but there are growing concerns surrounding the damage these chemicals may be doing...

Citizens’ Assembly has received over 1,200 submissions on climate change

August 15th, 2017 The Citizens’ Assembly has received over 1,200 submissions from the public, as well as environmental and civil society coalitions, farming groups and politicians...

Environmental Pillar’s submission to the Citizen’s Assembly

August 11th, 2017 The Irish Citizens Assembly will be putting deliberative democracy to the test very soon in relation to Ireland’s implementation of environmental policy....

OPINION: Our short-termism is short-changing our future generations: A Constitutional change is the way...

August 12th, 2017 Climate change is unequivocally one of the most pressing international concerns of our time. It comes then as no surprise that the...

ANALYSIS: Federal report shows ‘real’ climate change impacts at odds with Trump’s ‘fake’ news...

August 11th, 2017 A leaked federal climate science report reveals how serious the impacts of climate change have already been in the US and will...

Citizens’ Assembly can help turn Ireland from ‘climate laggard’ to leader

August 11th, 2017 The Citizens’ Assembly can help turn Ireland from climate laggard to leader by calling for a referendum to give a constitutional right...

Week-long Zero Waste Festival coming to Dublin in September

August 11th, 2017 Zero Waste Festival Ireland will hold a week-long festival in September, following the success of its first festival earlier this summer. The festival...

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