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
How people are trying to structure litigation to hold those responsible for the GHGs that are driving climate emergencies
Climate breakdown demands not just environmental policies but also a transformation to an economy that is more prosperous, more just, and more sustainable than ever before
The Oireachtas takes on a stronger role in holding the Government and public bodies to account for climate actions
Driving a vehicle causes polluting emissions that create health risks and acerbates climate changes. But idling the vehicle can be just as destructive.
Describing the worst country in Europe, and 48th out of 60 countries, on climate change performance as a laggard is a bit of an understatement
Report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) on environmental health risks that disproportionately impact people with lower incomes and education, and higher unemployment, and what is being done and not done to protect these vulnerable people
Report by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) on how access to justice in the courts is being hindered in EU Member States
A new report on the UK endless cycle of delays, prevarication and uncertainty in dealing with infrastructure reforms
A recent report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) on the toxic mercury rising in the environment creating health risks, as well as adverse effects on wildlife
“Sustainable development” has been translated into “Just Transition” to reflect the recognition that the labor market and community is undergoing a structural transition as a result of climate change