New documentary set to expose inhumane transport of Irish calves to Europe

November 21st, 2017 Footage of inhumane transport conditions suffered by Irish calves exported to Europe will be aired in an investigative documentary on the German...

Locals take opposition to Bantry Bay kelp harvesting to the gates of Leinster House

March 8th, 2018 A campaign group held a mock funeral procession for Ireland’s seaweed outside the Dail yesterday in protest against the granting of a...

Small-scale farming key to rebooting our ‘flawed’ food system

April 12th, 2019 Far-reaching and lasting support for small-scale food production is key to rebooting Ireland’s flawed food system and addressing runaway emissions by 2030, a conference...

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...

2019 was second warmest on record, WMO data

March 11th, 2020 2019 was the second warmest year on record and finished up with an average global temperature of 1.1 C above pre-industrial levels.  The year was...

A closer look at microgeneration

19 February 2021  It seems like microgeneration is having a bit of a moment.  A new scheme for it was announced back in January, and it...

Recent amendments have “gutted” Climate Bill

12 July 2021  Recent amendments to the Climate Bill have taken the “guts out” of the legislation, according to one of Ireland’s leading climate scientists.  A...

Climate school strikers return to the streets the country-over

24 September 2021  Hundreds of students gathered in Dublin today in-person to protest against the Irish government’s inaction on the climate crisis for the first...

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