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Fine Gael opposition leaves climate Bill in committee limbo

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Tackling climate change can start with an end to overfishing

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New National Maternity Hospital plans ‘shockingly inadequate’

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Climate talks end with baby steps, not the giant leap required

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Fears over State commitment to clean up contamination on Haulbowline Island

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SEAI outlines ‘urgent need’ to reduce fossil fuel reliance

13 December 2018: Ireland continues to face an uphill challenge to reduce fossil fuels reliance across transport, heating and electricity, the Sustainable Energy Authority of...

Low pesticide exposure found among horticulture workers

December 14th, 2018 Scientists from NUI Galway have found low levels of glyphosate exposure among professional gardeners and amenity horticultural workers in Ireland following four...

Global alliance pledges to step up climate action at COP24

December 13th, 2018 Ireland did not join other European states at the climate summit in Poland in directly pledging to increase their climate targets by...

Taoiseach’s criticism of NGO climate report ‘falls short’

December 13th, 2018 The Taoiseach’s criticism of a well-established NGO report that puts Ireland as Europe’s worst-performing country on climate action has been rebuffed by...

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