Oireachtas briefing: Green Ministers announce reports on Direct Provision and childcare costs, farmer training...

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Climate Bill lacks “sense of emergency”

21 October 2020  The recently published Climate Bill doesn’t have a “sense of emergency”, the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action heard today.  Dr. Andrew Jackson...

Minister for Agriculture welcomes approach to controversial new CAP

21 October 2020 The Minister for Agriculture has welcomed the approach to new Common Agricultural Policy deal, a proposal which environmental organisations have continued to...

Proposed Bill will “fail to regulate” the majority of water abstractions

20 October 2020  The proposed bill on water abstraction set to go before pre-legislative scrutiny this week will fail to regulate the majority of instances,...

MEPs “must refuse” CAP propsal and send it back to the Commission

20 October 2020  European environmental organisations have urged MEPs to reject the current Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) proposal and send it back to the Commission...

Government must “move quickly” on ruling out LNG terminals

19 October 2020 The government must “move quickly” in ruling out Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) terminals, the co-chair of the Just Transition Greens said...

New agri-food strategy must “shift away” from intensive practice

16 October 2020 The new 2030 Agri-Food Strategy must “shift away” from intensive agricultural practices, according to environmental groups.  The Environmental Pillar and the Sustainable Water...

‘Balancing with a Doughnut’: Feasta position paper on the revision of the European Commission’s...

This paper uses Kate Raworth's Doughnut Economics model as a basis for a suite of reforms that include limiting fossil fuel production and imports...

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