IIEA/RDS Report Confirms Irish Agriculture And Forestry Policy Needs To Be Climate Smart

Stop Climate Chaos has said that a new report on ‘climate smart agriculture’, published on Thursday by the IIEA and RDS, makes it clear that agriculture and livestock agriculture are major drivers of ‘dangerous’ climate change and that Irish exports do not contribute to solving global food insecurity. Spokesperson for the Stop Climate Chaos coalition, […]

Harkin Urges Adoption Of European Parliament Decision On Fracking

Following her support for a vote in the European Parliament to request EU member states not to authorise any new fracking operations, Independent MEP Marian Harkin called for all local authorities in Ireland to provide for such a ban in their County Development Plans, based on the precautionary principle. Speaking in the European Parliament after […]

Ireland’s Environment – A Strategic Asset to Protect and Manage for Future Generations

Assessment shows Ireland’s environment is a key national asset. A clean and vibrant environment is essential for our health and well-being. Protecting the environment plays an essential role in protecting the health of the population. A protected and well-managed environment is essential for economic renewal. Report highlights that Ireland’s environment is generally in good condition […]