Environmental campaigners call for overhaul of Climate Bill in open letter
The legislation avoids legal accountability and does not go nearly far enough to ensure Ireland meets its climate commitments, a large group of organisations and individuals have written
In 2020 Climate Case Ireland took the government to the Supreme Court for failing to act on climate change – and won. This landmark case was the first of its kind in Ireland, and only the second case in the world in which the highest national court of law required a government to revise its national climate policy in light of its legal obligations.
The fight for climate justice is not over, however. Campaigners say the...
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SSE partners with ePower to install home car chargers around the country
The partnership will ‘help eliminate barriers’ to home charging for electric vehicle owners
Ireland produces most plastic waste per person in EU
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Pascal Lamy: As America turns the page, the EU must sharpen its climate innovation edge
A global race to rapidly retool economies to thrive in a climate-neutral world has begun, and we in Europe cannot coast by on our early gains nor allow our competitors to nose ahead of us
Survey finds 59% are eating less meat to ease climate crisis
European Investment Bank study also found 94 per cent of Irish people were making climate-friendly lifestyle changes