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Leading environmental NGOs critical of Juncker’s State of the EU address

September 13th, 2017 Jean-Claude Juncker’s renewed call for Europe to lead the fight against climate change is meaningless without concrete commitment for higher emission cuts,...

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September 13th, 2017 The climate success story of the Montreal Protocol will be celebrated on World Ozone Day this Saturday with the launch of a...

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September 13th, 2017 The Irish Wildlife Trust has written to the European Commission about Ireland’s failure to tackle illegal wild fires and protect threatened wildlife...

Stories and Conversations for a Healthy and Low-Carbon Galway City

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September 12th, 2017 Water supplies to over 700,000 consumers require improvements to meet public health standards, a new report from Ireland’s environmental watchdog has revealed. The...

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