Over 100 cities to experience novel climate conditions by 2050

July 16th, 2019 Over 100 of the world’s major cities will experience climate conditions that do not currently exist on the planet today by 2050,...

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A few months ago we did a rehaul of this website to reduce its energy footprint, with some interesting results.

Minister will not allow roadside hedge cutting this August

July 16th, 2019 The Minister for Heritage has announced that she will not proceed with regulations that would have allowed for roadside hedge cutting this...

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”,...

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Gorillas, rhinos, lions and more will soon become extinct without immediate action

A report by 43 wildlife experts warns that without changes now, many of Earth's most iconic species will be lost forever. Link to full source:...

Activists say pipeline environmental assessment ‘appallingly incomplete.’

While North Carolina activists fight the Atlantic Coast Pipeline with protest songs and camera-grabbing marches, they’re also waging a quieter legal battle via the...

Regional dry-season climate changes due to three decades of Amazonian deforestation

Region and period of investigation. The study is performed over the deforested regions of the Brazilian state of Rondônia, which lie between 65° W, 60°...