Waste Reduction Bill badly needed to tackle our escalating plastic problem, Committee hears

The Government must support the straightforward and progressive policies in the Green Party’s Waste Reduction Bill to tackle our escalating plastic problem, the Oireachtas...

We must follow UK’s lead in tackling plastic pollution, say leading environmentalists

 Immediate Release The State must step up its game to tackle plastic pollution in the wake of the UK’s pledge to eliminate plastic waste by...

State must stop incentivising farmers to engage in environmentally-damaging forestry

The State must stop incentivising farmers to engage in environmentally-damaging commercial timber schemes and shift support toward more sustainable native tree cover initiatives, Ireland’s...

EPA report highlights Government total failure to tackle air pollution problems

The EPA’s damning indictment of our transport system’s contribution to poor air quality in Ireland underlies the urgent need to move away from polluting...

Budget 2018 falls embarrassingly short of tackling Air Pollution and Climate Change

The Environmental Pillar has expressed extreme disappointment at the exclusion of any measures to equalise the cost of diesel and petrol in Ireland in Budget 2018. We...

BUDGET 2018: Greens back call to equalize cost of diesel

Immediate Release Ireland’s leading environmental coalition welcomes the Green Party’s support of its proposal to equalise the cost of diesel and petrol in Budget 2018. Launching...

PRESS RELEASE: 200,000 European Citizens sign landmark petition calling on the EU to protect...

Immediate Release The Irish branch of the European-wide People4Soil campaign has smashed its national quota for an official EU petition calling on the European Commission to...

PRESS RELEASE: Native Woodlands the solution to farm water pollution, says environmental coalition

Immediate Release The use of existing forestry grants to allow farmers to plant native woodlands along rivers and streams would dramatically reduce farm water pollution,...

PRESS RELEASE: Pillar comment on State of the European Union address

Sustainable development and environmental protection must be put at the heart and centre of the Future of Europe, says Ireland’s leading environmental coalition. Following today’s...

PRESS RELEASE: Happy Pear Twins fly the Foodie Flag for People4Soil Campaign

Immediate Release With just four weeks left to reach Ireland’s target, The Happy Pear twins are calling on all food lovers to add their signature...

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