Poor air quality causes 1,500 deaths in Ireland every year, new report finds

October 11th, 2017 Air pollution is the cause of the premature death of over 1,500 Irish people every year, a new report from the European...

Environmental groups disappointed by Budget 2018’s lack of climate action

October 11th, 2017 Environmental NGOs and the Green Party have expressed disappointment at the government’s lack of commitment on climate action in yesterday’s budget. Budget 2018...

Budget 2018 measures on electric vehicles ‘underwhelming’

October 11th, 2017 New measures laid out in Budget 2018 to encourage the take up of electric vehicles are “underwhelming”, the Irish Electric Vehicle Owners...

Budget 2018 measures on electronic vehicles ‘underwhelming’

October 11th, 2017 New measures laid out in Budget 2018 to encourage the take up of electronic vehicles are “underwhelming”, the Irish Electric Vehicle Owners...

Plans for biofuels use in planes ‘worse’ for climate than jet fuel

October 11th, 2017 A coalition of environmental NGOs today handed over a petition signed by 172,000 to the United Nations’ aviation body urging it to...

Two major environment and climate cases hit the High Court today

October 10th, 2017 A judicial review of Fingal County Council’s decision to extend planning permission for the development of a €320 million runway at Dublin...

Budget 2018 falls embarrassingly short of tackling Air Pollution and Climate Change

The Environmental Pillar has expressed extreme disappointment at the exclusion of any measures to equalise the cost of diesel and petrol in Ireland in Budget 2018. We...

Democracy In Chains : A review of Nancy MacLean’s book subtitled ‘The deep history...

@GrahamJBarnes Other reviewers have called this book ‘unsettling’. I’d go along with that. For those of us who tend to favour the cock-up interpretation of...

Our Ocean Conference: €6 billion pledged for ocean protection

October 10th, 2017 Three billion people worldwide depend on the ocean for their livelihoods, with over one billion reliant on seafood as their main source...

EU commits to foster healthier, cleaner, and more secure seas

October 10th, 2017 The EU Commission has announced €550m in funding for initiatives to tackle global oceans challenges at the EU-hosted Our Ocean Conference 2017...

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