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March 16, 2017 The Shamrock is both a national symbol of Ireland and the emblem of the Irish People. In addition to this, the shamrock...

On Ecology and Climate, Sad to Say, Scientists Told You So

Choose your fate, embrace an ecology ethic, or die Given long-predicted and self-evident abrupt climate change and ecosystem collapse, and resultant perma-war and rise of...

European Parliament calls for Arctic ban on use of dirtiest shipping fuel

16th March 2017 Sustainable Transport group, Transport & Environment (T&E) are insisting today’s EU call for a ban on the use of heavy-fuel oil (HFO) by...

Republicans file climate resolution as public concern hits 30-year high

US president Donald Trump may be determined to de-fund climate science, scrap emissions curbs and bring back coal, but there is dissent in his party...

Grounding Irish Identidy: Mother Nature and preserving Mother Ireland

16th March 2017 Melanie Phillip’s comments in The Times that Ireland’s claim of nationhood was “tenuous” caused quite the furore, with even the Irish ambassador...

Port of Amsterdam set to be coal-free by 2030

The Port of Amsterdam aims to stop handling coal by 2030, under a sustainability strategy unveiled on Wednesday.Western Europe’s fourth largest port saw coal volumes fall...

UK energy bills have fallen since 2008, says CCC

Household energy bills are lower today than they were when the UK began serious efforts to tackle climate change in 2008, according to new...

February 2017 was second warmest February on record

Global map of the February 2017 LOTI (land-ocean temperature index) anomaly shows that North America and Siberia were again much warmer than the 1951-1980...

Coral reef survival hinges on ‘urgent and rapid’ emissions cuts

The future of the Great Barrier Reef – and other reefs around the world – will ultimately depend on how successfully we can limit...

NCAD Community Garden supports People4Soil!

15th March 2017 Thanks to Giulia Caesar and Martin Obst, of NCAD Community Garden in Dublin 8, for supporting the People4Soil campaign! People4Soil: Ireland’s Soils Need...

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