May 9th, 2019 The Dáil is set to debate a motion this evening calling on the Government to declare a national climate emergency. The motion to...

‘Time to declare a climate and ecological emergency’

May 7th, 2019 Last week, Wicklow became the first County Council in Ireland to declare a climate and biodiversity emergency. The resolution came hot on...

Ireland shows lack of appetite for increasing EU climate targets

October 11th, 2018 The Irish government did not support a push for increasing the EU’s climate target to limit global temperature rise at an EU...

Green party Senator calls for sustainable seaweed harvesting in Bantry Bay

January 29th, 2018 Senator Grace O’Sullivan has called for an update in foreshore licensing and more sustainable seaweed harvesting in Bantry Bay. The Green Party politician...

Kilkenny tops anti-litter league as inner-city Dublin falters

January 6th, 2020 Kilkenny is the cleanest of 40 towns and cities across Ireland for a record fourth time, according to the latest annual anti-litter survey from...

Barriers to environmental justice ‘widespread’ across EU

December 3rd, 2018 Taking a legal challenge against environmentally damaging decisions is burdensome as barriers to justice are widespread across the EU, a report from...

Will nature be on the European Council menu?

September 19th, 2018 Both today and tomorrow, EU leaders are gathering in Salzburg for an informal Council summit that will end with a working lunch...

New project to tackle period poverty in eco-friendly way

April 4th, 2019 A new eco-friendly campaign aimed at fighting period poverty is set to run throughout April at Small Changes Wholefoods store in Co...

Shannon LNG terminal faces second legal challenge

30 June 2020 The controversial Shannon LNG terminal faces its second challenge in the High Court today from an environmental group who alleges both...

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