A revision to Reports section of “irish environment” magazine
Dealing with significant risks for the environment and health that are already baked into the earth
Three environmental coalitions have produced a position paper offering recommendations for the government for a much needed shift in Irish agriculture policy.
An EEA report on the adverse impacts on water resources from agricultural practices
Selling more electric cars does not necessarily reduce carbon emissions from passenger cars.
Recommendations on priorities and measures that can be incorporated with basin-specific measures in each Member State’s Third RBMP
An independent evaluation on how the Irish Climate Change Advisory Council can build on its strengths
Converging crises of health, Covid-19 and climate breakdown
Driving into a new “Emobility Era.”
While recently climate change has dominated environmental discourse, with biodiversity also stressed, an EEA study reminds us that pollution remains a major challenge
Markets are not good at dealing with low-probability but high-impact climate risks. Regulatory action is critical.
How to strengthen the resilience of the infrastructure to avoid disruptions
Not just coal, but peat and wood are major contributors to particulate matter pollution in small towns in Ireland
Report on how to defend the defendants of the environment
Report from Friends of the Earth Ireland on why and how subsidies for gas are causing more GHGs and environmental harms.
A study of environmental racism against Roma communities in Central and Eastern Europe by European Environmental Bureau (EEB), the European Roma Grassroots Organisations Network (ERGO) and Environmental Justice
EEA report on the viability of transport options for short distance travel in cities, as well as ways of making urban freight transport more sustainable.
Land use policies that will be necessary for reaching the UK commitment for a Net Zero economy by 2050.
Climate policies and actions must deliver relief for those least at fault and most at risk from climate breakdown
The Irish government current positions on climate action seem like Green Washing rather than any substantive change of heart or mind.
Transformative tech fixes in transport are necessary but insufficient, as zero emissions and smart urban planning are also required
The report reminds us that all our climate problems are not only above us in the atmosphere, but also under our feet on the land and its soil.
Ambitious or Flat-footed?
Leading Irish environmental media critic on media and environment over past 10 years in Ireland