Seasoned Irish climate campaigners ‘spurred on’ by climate strikes

March 15th, 2019 Today, over 1,750 climate strikes will take place in some 110-odd countries – Ireland included – inspired by actions of one 16-year-old...

Beyond the Obvious: novel podcasts for enquirers

We’re very pleased to launch our new podcast series, Beyond the Obvious, which is co-organised by Feasta and the European Health Futures Forum. The...

Seedsavers aim to bring diversity back to our soil

March 14th, 2019 All next week small-scale seed producers across Ireland and the UK will be celebrating Seed Week to raise awareness of the benefits of buying locally...

Greens question Left’s opposition to carbon tax hike

March 14th, 2019 The Green Party has questioned the opposition of Sinn Fein and People Before Profit to the proposed carbon tax plan in a...

No deal Brexit ‘devastating’ for the Irish environment

March 14th, 2019 The prospect of the UK leaving the EU in a no-deal scenario poses a significant risk to the environment on the island of Ireland....

Climate Strike: ‘The Emperor has no clothes’ and the kids know it

March 14th, 2019 Standing in front of Cork’s City Hall on an overcast morning last Friday – as she has done every week for several months...

Greens critical of Teagasc talk at ‘climate sceptic’ event

March 13th, 2019 The leader of the Green Party has criticized Teagasc’s decision to speak at a seminar this evening that he says is run...

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