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

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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...

Businesses urge Trump to rethink climate bonfire

As Donald Trump prepares to make his first major rollback of Barack Obama’s climate policies, corporations employing more than 1.85 million people are warning such moves put “American prosperity at...

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