German city bans diesel vehicles from two major highways

June 1st, 2018 Hamburg has banned older model diesel vehicles from two major highways, becoming the first German city to do so. Cars without the Euro...

World risks hitting 1.5 degree temperature threshold in coming 5 years

10 July 2020 Global temperatures could exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by 2024, according to World Meteorological Organization projections.  Between 2020 and 2024 there...

Fine Gael accused of greenwashing over Green Week campaign

August 24th, 2018 Environmental, conservation and opposition groups have criticised Fine Gael’s environmental record following the announcement of their Green Week campaign. The campaign, introduced on Monday, saw the Tánaiste Simon Coveney TD and several...

Campaign launched to help identify breeding Lapwing

March 27th, 2019 BirdWatch Ireland has called on members of the public to engage in a real-life Pokémon Go game by finding breeding Lapwing birds near their...

Climate Bill is “fatally weak” in its current form

20 November 2020  If passed as is, the Climate Bill will prove to be fatally weak and will undermine this year’s landmark Supreme Court judgment,...

Greens call for sanctions against the US if Trump withdraws from Paris Agreement

May 31th, 2017 The EU should consider sanctions against the US if President Donald Trump withdraws from the Paris Climate Change Agreement later today as expected, Eamon Ryan...

Residents call on Minister Coveney to block mechanical harvesting of seaweed in Bantry Bay

26th April 2017 A local campaign group is calling on the Minister for Planning, Simon Coveney, to reverse a decision to grant a mechanical harvesting...

Ireland failing to protect important habitats and species, study finds

April 25th, 2018 The Irish state is failing in its duty to fully implement European Directives vital to protect numerous threatened species and habitats on...

Hiding in plain sight: Covid-19 and air pollution

April 3rd, 2020 Coronavirus is hiding in plain sight. The idea of an illness-prompting, tiny particle, invisible to our eyes may sound novel and frightening to some....

Ryanair adverts ‘misleading’ public on flight emissions

February 7th, 2020 Ryanair has been sanctioned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the UK for issuing misleading claims to the public on its...

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