One of the sounder and more progressive voices on climate change offers its considered judgment on what more the UK government needs to do after picking off the low-hanging mitigation fruit
The risks to places like cross-border Loughs Carlingford and Foyle, if and when, Brexit finally happens
A Dutch report on the pressures that will put stress on water resources across the globe up to 2050
The impacts and costs of extreme weather events in Europe, and the weakening and possible shutting down of the weather system that maintains the mild weather in Ireland and northwest Europe
Analysis of ‘smart’ demand reduction and self-generation for lowering costs for consumers
The report confirms that the EU remains on track to reach its 20 % RES share target for 2020, with co-benefits allowing the EU to cut its demand for fossil fuels and their associated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
Several recent reports suggest that Ireland may have reached a tipping point where climate action is now broadly and deeply accepted
Fighting global warming with nature instead of reducing fossil fuels and adding energy efficiency
Connecting the dots between extreme weather events and long term climate changes
How ExxonMobil misled the public on what it knew about the reality and risks of climate change to protect its stock value, and its profits for shareholders and management.
Two recent studies have examined the impacts from climate change in the European Union and in the United States, including for 2100.
The Institute of International and European Affairs latest analysis of the environmental implications of the UK leaving the EU
The EU has failed to comply with Article 9 of the Convention that provides access to justice to contest any act or omission that contravenes environmental laws
Irish government planning framework for what Ireland will, or should, look like in 2040
The latest policies, legislation, and case law on climate, energy and emissions, trade agreements, and EIA.
EEA report on adaptation measures that are being implemented throughout the EU and how such measures are and can be financed
Recent study by Carbon Tracker and Grantham Institute at Imperial College London on how and when solar PV and EVs will replace fossil fuels
A recent study by the governments in the island of Ireland concludes that fracking must be rejected at this time
We need the Advisory Council to be proactive but so far it has shown only reticence
On the state of the environment in Ireland in 2016, but with some pressing issues passed over
Current efforts to fight to protect the environment even in the face of deep concerns about immigration, austerity budgets, terrorism and Brexit
Dealing with low probability flooding that has large consequences
The conversation about Irish farming has been fundamentally changed and no one can now claim more money for Irish farm production is only so the poor of the world can be fed.
An assessment of fracking by the UK Climate Change Commission raises serious questions about whether fracking is inconsistent with the UK 2050 GHG target and interim carbon budgets