Residents call on Minister Coveney to block mechanical harvesting of seaweed in Bantry Bay

26th April 2017 A local campaign group is calling on the Minister for Planning, Simon Coveney, to reverse a decision to grant a mechanical harvesting...

UK foreign office climate staff cut in half under Tory government

The UK foreign office has almost halved the staff it devotes to climate change over the term of the past two Conservative-led governments.Staffing records, released by...

Press Release: Draft National Mitigation Plan wholly inadequate to tackle climate change, say leading...

The Government’s long overdue draft National Mitigation Plan is almost wholly inadequate to meet the climate challenges ahead, according to Ireland’s leading environmental organisations. The...

Draft National Mitigation Plan inadequate to tackle climate change, say environmental groups

The Government’s long overdue draft National Mitigation Plan is almost wholly inadequate to meet the climate challenges ahead, according to Ireland’s leading environmental organisations. The...

New Hen Harrier Scheme set to be rolled out

Work on a new locally-led Hen Harrier scheme is to be rolled out immediately according to the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine,...

India’s planned coal plants could ‘single-handedly jeopardise’ 1.5C target

Current plans to build 370 coal-fired power stations in India will gravely undermine the country’s Paris climate pledge, or create “stranded assets” worth billions...

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