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9 August 2021 The sixth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report painted a global picture of climate change. But for the first time, it...

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9 August 2021  Campaigners will be bringing the recent decision to grant planning permission to a cheese plant in Kilkenny to the Supreme Court.  The board...

“Strong, rapid” methane reductions needed to limit future warming

9 August 2021  Strong, rapid and sustained reductions in methane emissions are needed to limit further warming, according to the latest report from the world’s...

What impact will the Circular Economy Bill have on our clothing habits?

5 August 2021 It’s estimated that the fashion industry is responsible for 10 per cent of global carbon emissions – which is more than...

The Climate Action Bill recently became law. Now what?

4 August 2021 Climate campaigners have worked for years in Ireland to see this kind of legislation enacted. Once proposed by the Government, the Bill went...

New agricultural strategy “detrimental” for sector, environmental groups warn

3 August 2021  The newly published Food Vision 2030 Strategy threatens to be “yet another detrimental blueprint for agriculture”, according to a coalition of environmental...

Oxfam: ‘net zero’ targets can distract and delay emissions reductions

3 August 2021 Governments and corporations rely on ‘unreliable’ and ‘unrealistic’ carbon removal schemes to reach ‘net zero’ by 2050, a new Oxfam report has said....

The ‘surreal’ Climate Case ruling, one year on

30 July 2021 When the landmark Climate Case was first heard in 2019, the court room looked a lot different from other proceedings taking place that day....

Climate campaigners hold “tug-of-war” in front of Leinster House

30 July 2021  Protesters gathered before the Dail today and staged a “tug-of-war” to highlight fracked gas imports and the climate implications of data centres.  Members...

Peat and wood burning are driving air pollution events in Dublin

29 July 2021  Peat and wood burning accounted for the vast majority of particulate matter during air pollution events in Dublin, new research has revealed.  Particulate...

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