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December 6th, 2018 A threat of erosion has been identified at 30 per cent of all coastal sites surveyed in 2017 by Coastwatch during its...

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3 August 2020  Recently, a new green-left organisation, the Just Transition Greens, took shape and started to accumulate a following.  As an affiliate group of the...

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...

Newly announced household waste collection charges faces criticism from Greens and Sinn Fein

July 28th, 2017 A new government scheme for household waste collection charges has been met with criticism from Sinn Féin and the Green Party. The Minister...

Renewables now outpace coal for electricity generation in EU

February 2nd, 2018  The EU used more electricity from solar, wind and biomass than from coal in 2017, according to a new analysis by two...

Should Ireland allow Northern Irish fishing vessels in Irish waters? Christchurch’s screening of Atlantic...

28th March 2017 Christchurch’s Sun Sea and Soil event came to a close last night with a screening of Atlantic, a documentary highlighting the difficulties...

SEAI: Covid-19 lockdown led to major drop in energy-related emissions

17 May 2021 Covid-19 restrictions in Ireland had a significant impact on energy use and related carbon dioxide emissions in 2020.  According to a study by the Sustainable...

A number of this weekend’s fires started deliberately, Coillte confirms

May 8th, 2017 A number of the fires which raged across the country over the weekend were started deliberately, Coillte confirmed this afternoon. The forestry company said...

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January 29th, 2017 After the success of the Urgenda climate case discussed in the first of our Climate Cases series, a number of citizens’ groups...

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December 13th, 2019 Youth activists are currently holding their weekly climate strike inside the UN climate talks in Madrid to highlight the slow progress in...

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