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August 15th, 2019 Concerns have been raised about dust pollution arising from a vast rubble mound left after the demolition of a former tax office in the...

Homeowners and energy workers left in lurch as retrofit funding runs out

August 15th, 2019 Hundreds of homeowners and industry workers have been left in the lurch after it emerged that funding for the Sustainable Energy Authority...

Irish see climate as key problem to tackle at EU level

August 14th, 2019 One-third of Irish people now view climate change as a top issue for the European Union to tackle, a new poll has...

EIB looks set to phase out fossil fuel support

August 1st, 2019 The European Investment Bank (EIB) has outlined plans to phase out its support of fossil fuel-dependent projects. In its draft Energy Lending Policy, the...

Arctic Tern chicks take flight from Dalkey Island

August 1st, 2019 Arctic Terns have successfully raised chicks on the main island of Dalkey for the first time on record. According to BirdWatch Ireland (BWI), six...

Interest in climate journalism on the rise

July 31st, 2019 Public interest in climate journalism is on the rise, according to a new analysis out this week.  In response to a request from the Colombia...

Meath housing project challenged over traffic and air pollution concerns

July 31st, 2019 The High Court has granted a campaign group in Meath permission to challenge a planning decision for a large housing estate just...

Taoiseach urged to set up Just Transition Taskforce as matter of priority

July 30th, 2019 The Taoiseach has been urged by environmental campaigners to set up a Just Transition Taskforce for coal and peat workers in the face of...

Rewilding Ireland: A new relationship with nature

July 30th, 2019 Imagine nature coming back. Imagine experiencing nature, not as some lucky happenstance or occasional encounter, but as a wave that washes over you...

Greta to cross Atlantic by racing boat for UN summit

July 30th, 2019 Student climate activist Greta Thunberg will cross the Atlantic Ocean by boat to attend the UN Climate Action Summit in New York in September. In...

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