COP25: Shake-up needed for a clean, equitable and just future

December 6th, 2019 After the chaos of the change of venue from Chile to Madrid, COP25 kicked off this week relatively smoothly. Following on from last...

Access to environmental information poor across EU

December 6th, 2019 Citizens across Europe continue to face difficulties in gaining access to information on environmental matters despite clear national, EU and international rights,...

A year of climate strikes, a year of hope

November 6th, 2019 Today, I will pick up my tattered climate strike sign for the 52nd week running and take to the streets to call for...

Calls to halt plans for Cork gas terminal grow

December 5st, 2019 Calls for the annulment of plans to import liquefied natural gas to Cork became more prominent this week following the passing of a Green...

Ireland needs to step up climate funding for poorer countries

December 3rd, 2019 Ireland’s contribution to funding climate projects in developing countries must increase six-fold in order for the State to appropriately pay its way...

Record CO2 levels driven by acclerating gas use, data reveals

December 4th, 2019 Global CO2 emissions continue to rise in 2019 as the decline in coal is offset by accelerating growth in natural gas and...

WMO: Earth hazardously heading toward 3°C increase by 2100

 December 3rd, 2019 Average temperatures over the past decade are almost certain to be the highest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization...

Europe’s biodiversity loss as ‘catastrophic’ as climate change, watchdog warns

December 4th, 2019 Europe is failing across the board to protect the natural world and continues to face environmental challenges on an unprecedented scale, the...

Gov’t ‘squandered’ opportunity for proper consultation on long-term climate strategy

December 3rd, 2019 The Government has shown either “gross incompetence” or is trying to stymie scrutiny of its climate policy by failing to hold a...

Missed opportunity for societal dialogue on climate crisis

December 3rd, 2019 Last Wednesday, the Department of Climate Action and the Environment (DCCAE) launched a public consultation on Ireland’s long-term strategy to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, containing...

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