European Council endorses target of “at least” 55 per emissions reduction

11 December 2020  The European Council has approved a binding emissions reduction target of “at least” 55 per cent over the coming decade for the...

Climate groups: New ag roadmap will fail to deliver necessary emission cuts

10 December 2020  Climate groups have warned that the recently published Ag Climatise roadmap will fail to deliver the necessary agriculture emission cuts.  The blueprint for...

Emissions from top EU earners have grown over past 25 years

8 December 2020  Emissions among the EU’s top income earners grew while the climate impacts of lower and middle income Europeans declined over the past...

Ireland’s poor climate action performance continues

7 December 2020  While seeing a marginal improvement in its ranking, Ireland remains a low performer in the newest international climate rankings published today.  The 2021...

2020 set to be 10th consecutive year with above-average temperatures

3 December 2020  This year is on course to be the 10th consecutive year above normal temperatures in Ireland, according to new data from Met...

Seán McCabe on community and climate justice

1 December 2020  A couple of weeks ago, TASC published The People’s Transition: Community-led Development for Climate Justice. Want to read it in full? Check...

The Government must adopt an “overarching” environmental policy

25 November 2020  The state must pursue a national environmental policy that incorporates the climate crisis, biodiversity loss and water and air quality, the EPA...

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,...

Key takeaways from the EPA’s 2019 projections

20 November 2020 It’s a big day everybody. We had our cup of coffee in hand, porridge on the desk and pens at the ready...

The EU unveils its offshore energy strategy

19 November 2020  The European Union has presented its nearly €800 billion offshore energy strategy today and aims to increase offshore wind capacity by fivefold...

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