Significant gap to hitting 2030 targets, EPA

June 6th, 2019 Ireland faces significant challenges in meeting its 2030 European emissions targets, the latest EPA data reveals. The latest projections highlight a significant gap in...

Discharge of surface water into River Nore has ceased after investigation, says Kilkenny Council

August 18th, 2017 Kilkenny County Council has confirmed that the discharge of surface water from street sweepers directly into the River Nore has stopped following...

Short-term emissions drop nothing to celebrate

March 19th, 2020 For the past few days as the COVID-19 pandemic upends global routines, social media has been flooded with people sharing hopeful messages...

UCC staff to support Friday’s climate strike

September 17th, 2019 University College Cork has urged its staff and students to join the global school strike against climate inaction this Friday.  The college has encouraged...

Gov’t criticised for short public consultation on long-term climate strategy

November 28th, 2019 Academics and climate groups have criticised the Government’s decision to hold a very tight public consultation for input into our long term climate strategy...

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...

Coal-generated elecricity falls by almost a third in the EU

14 August 2020  The EU has reduced its coal-generated electricity usage by almost a third in the first half of 2020, new analysis reveals.  A report...

Crowdfunding campaign raises funds for legal challenge to Cork Harbour incinerator

June 6th, 2018 A crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for a legal challenge against a planned incinerator in Cork Harbour has collected over €37,000 in...

Some key takeaways from the latest IPCC report

28 February 2022  The second in an installment of reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is out today – and it’s all...

Continues heatwave brings fresh misery to both farmland and biodiversity

June 3rd, 2018 Ireland’s warmest summer since the mid-seventies has brought the average citizen out to enjoy the pleasures of the unexpectedly high temperatures. However, the...

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