MINAMATA, JAPAN

The story of a mercury poisoning disaster by Robert Emmet Hernan
June – August 2022

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Never Forget Climate Breakdown

But Let’s Remember Air Pollution

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1 May 2022

Putin may not be as dumb as he seems

Instead of chasing some fantasy Empire, maybe he is invading Ukraine to capture its natural resources

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1 Apr 2022

Checking on your drafty window or door from space

Clever tech-climate advances

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1 Mar 2022

Opposition to environmental regulation

First attack the regulations, then the budget, then the people advocating environmental protection

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1 Feb 2022

Natural gas as a “transitional” fuel?

Only in the gas industry’s dreams

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1 Jan 2022

The new climate denialism

Migration and borders

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1 Dec 2021

The Writing on the Climate Wall

Businesses and industries can read it

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1 Nov 2021

EU’s “Fit for 55” and the carbon border tax

Is the fitness program more than an exercise in alliteration?

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1 Aug 2021

Lessons from the COVID pandemic for climate breakdown

First of all, trust the scientists

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30 Jun 2021

One Very Dark Day for Fossil Fuel Companies

And a bright shining moment for the rest of us

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1 Jun 2021

The Fantasies of Conversion to eCars

And some of the realities

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1 Apr 2021

Continuing to extend the reach of environmental litigation

Manchester, France, and Nigeria

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1 Mar 2021

Extending the reach of environmental litigation

Coroners, deportation, and the Amazon

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1 Feb 2021

What’s New on the Energy Front?

Zombie Energy

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1 Jan 2021

Government takes abstraction to the next level

New Water Bill is strong on verbiage, weak on commitment

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1 Dec 2020

Irish Supreme Court Decision in a Climate Case

When Vagueness Became Illegal

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1 Oct 2020

Exhausted from reading or hearing about coronavirus, BoJo and Trump

Try the daily news on climate change to feel better?

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1 Sep 2020

There has been a call for wildlife crime busters in the Gardaí

Maybe beefing up prosecution of environmental crime within the Irish EPA would work better

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1 Aug 2020

Idling engines make the devil’s work

They can harm and kill, and for no good reason.

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1 Jul 2020

A broad and deep climate action plan that is not centered on carbon pricing?

Yep, it’s possible, and American enviros seem to think they have such a plan

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1 Jun 2020