An Taisce questions sustainability of semi-state biomass co-firing trials

July 16th, 2019 An Taisce has raised concern over the potential environmental impact of woody biomass imported from Australia by Bord na Mona for use at...

Hen Harrier killed after wind turbine collision

July 16th, 2019 A Hen Harrier, one of Ireland’s most threatened birds of prey, was killed on a wind farm in Co Kerry in April,...

The problem with farmed salmon

July 15th, 2019 Last month, a leading Cork restaurant made an unusual announcement that involved risking its revenue by boycotting a coveted food: smoked salmon. “Last week...

Greens must be ‘prepared’ to enter coalition government

July 15th, 2019 The Green Party must be “open and prepared” to enter government after the next election, party leader Eamon Ryan has said. Speaking...

Fair carbon tax model could be ‘ideal Robin Hood tax’

July 12th, 2019 A reformulated carbon tax that supports low-income households and helps fund the low carbon transition could be the “ideal robin hood tax”,...

Minister rejects industry criticism of oil levy plans

July 12th, 2019 The Minister for Climate Action has rejected criticism from the Irish Petroleum Industry Association (IPIA) over plans to finance the €500 million...

Family planning has role to play in climate battle

July 12th, 2019 Improved access to contraception would benefit conservation, environmental and sustainability efforts across the board, a UN-backed campaign has said today.  The Thriving Together Campaign launched by...

State should reevaluate plans to grant Galway mineral exploration licence

July 12th, 2019 An Taisce has called on the Department for Climate Action to protect Connemara’s natural amenities by re-evaluating its intention to issue a licence for...

Fears raised over cross border impact of proposed fracking in the North

July 12th, 2019An Irish environmental group has raised concerns with the Government over possible cross border impacts from proposed fracking operations in the North. Friends...

Poor air quality in Dublin exceeds EU safety limits

July 11th, 2019 Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) levels in parts of the capital have exceeded EU limits for the air pollutant, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has warned....

Latest news

Popular Articles

Why Reagan's vaunted 'starve the beast' plan failed.

President Reagan and James Baker interviewing John Herrington for the cabinet position of Secretary of Energy in Oval Office Photo courtesy of U.S. National...

Hot and bothered: The Sundance Climate Film Festival

ON DECEMBER 5th Al Gore, the former vice-president who has spent the last three decades warning about the dangers of global warming, took the...

« Les migrations liées aux aléas climatiques sont de courte distance et de courte...

Hussein Dirie (de dos) a 70 ans, il fait partie de l’une des rares familles qui n’a pas quitté la région. Ses animaux  sont...

The Climate Change Problem No One Talks About: Anxiety and Depression

Climate change doesn't just affect people.'s physical health by exacerbating problems...

Climate change will fuel terrorism recruitment, report for German foreign office says

Climate change Report by Adelphi thinktank warns terrorist groups will exploit natural disasters and water and food shortages <!--><!--><!--><!--> One of the biggest camps for people displaced...