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February 14th, 2020 Eighty-two feet long, the skeleton of a Wexford blue whale named Hope has supplanted ‘Dippy’, the much loved Diplodocus, as the main attraction at...

Supreme Court to hear Climate Case Ireland appeal

February 14th, 2020 Friends of the Irish Environment was yesterday granted permission to directly bring its landmark climate case that challenges the State’s mitigation plan...

Shannon LNG project faces fresh legal challenge

February 14th, 2020  The High Court yesterday granted leave to an environmental group to challenge the decision of the State and the European Commission...

Greens holds ‘positive’ meetings with big three

February 12th, 2020 Eamon Ryan has confirmed that the Green Party today held discussions with the big three parties over the possible formation of the next Government....

Maria Walsh votes ‘with conscience’ in bid to block EU gas projects

February 12th, 2020 Fine Gael MEP Maria Walsh broke party lines this morning and voted with her “conscience” in favour of a motion that would...

Parliament votes down motion to block gas from EU energy project list

February 12th, 2020 The European Parliament today backed the EU’s list of priority energy projects that includes dozens of gas schemes critics say are incompatible...

Global energy emissions ‘flatlined’ in 2019, new data

February 11th, 2020 Global energy-related emissions flatlined in 2019, new data released by the International Energy Agency (IEA) indicates. The Agency found that power sector...

The Green Wave also comes in shades of purple and maroon

February 11th, 2020 Yes, the seismic shift of the election was well and truly with Sinn Fein (excluding new Green deputy Roderic O’Gorman and his...

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire vows to deliver on climate

February 10th, 2020 The first Sinn Fein TD elected to the new Dail has vowed to deliver his party’s green promises for the people of...

Lower voting age to let informed youth ‘vote climate’

February 7th, 2020 Teenage climate strikes are out in the streets of Cork city today to ask adults to consider the planet when casting their...

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