Environment - Today’s News
Tell us what you can’t live without – no matter how embarrassing.
Environment - Saturday 26 April, 2014
Stunning photography from the world’s fields and greenhouses.
The population of the invasive grey squirrel is continuing to grow in Ireland.
Environment - Wednesday 16 April, 2014
Cutting costly emissions from thousands of public buildings would help the environment and save Ireland €200m a year – without requiring a single job loss.
Environment - Friday 11 April, 2014
Dublin’s Dodder river has a huge amount of unexploited potential, but that’s being overshadowed by pollution and fly-tipping, writes Victoria White.
Environment - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
The government says it will not oppose a Sinn Féin bill on the height of turbines.
Environment - Wednesday 2 April, 2014
The idea of a 1 per cent levy was mooted by Minister Phil Hogan last month – but a recent survey shows little desire among the public.
Environment - Saturday 29 March, 2014
Until we have an honest discussion about the limited number of energy choices available – and the risks and rewards of each – we will remain entirely at the mercy of global forces, writes Alice Whittaker.
Environment - Friday 21 March, 2014
Are we winning the fight against deforestation? Now there’s a way to check – and hold businesses and governments to account, write Oliver Mylius and Hans Zomer.
Environment - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
A post-mortem confirmed that the bird had dozens of shotgun pellets lodged in its body, but appears to have starved to death.
Environment - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
Project developers would do well to take note of cognitive biases such as the magnificently named ‘endowment effect’ – meaning our tendency to overvalue something because we own it, writes Clare Taylor.
Environment - Wednesday 26 February, 2014
The World Health Organisation has said the toxic air has created a crisis.
Environment - Tuesday 25 February, 2014
Samples have now been sent to a lab in the UK to examine the cause of the mass die-off.
Environment - Saturday 15 February, 2014
All the facts and figures in one handy place (although we’re still counting the fallen trees).
Environment - Thursday 13 February, 2014
Things evolved rapidly throughout the day yesterday (sorry*). But why was everyone calling the system ‘Darwin’?
Environment - Sunday 9 February, 2014
Daytime temperatures of minus 50, costs that could run to €100,000 plus, and at least 780km to cover (depending on the temperament of the Arctic ice)…
Environment - Saturday 8 February, 2014
And who’s coming up with all these names anyway?
His fate is being decided by officials and zoo management.
Environment - Saturday 1 February, 2014
An Taisce said today there is a potential threat to drinking and bathing water in the area of Glenamaddy.
Environment - Friday 31 January, 2014
Staff have been sent home from the facility in Cumbria.
Environment - Friday 24 January, 2014
French capital warned today of possibility of repeat of 1910 deluge from Seine.
The Irish media has failed to properly report on the local community’s resistance to Shell in Mayo. The reason? Journalism has fewer and fewer resources to filter the truth from the propaganda, Harry Browne writes.
Environment - Wednesday 22 January, 2014
Everyday at 4pm in Lackagh.
Environment - Monday 20 January, 2014
The organisation requires €250,000 to secure its future.
Environment - Friday 17 January, 2014
An Taisce say that their case focuses on the extraction of the peat burned at the station.
A national renewable energy planning strategy should consider all technologies – not just wind – while proper planning can address fears surrounding adverse local environmental impacts, writes Seán O’Leary.
Environment - Wednesday 15 January, 2014
Rebuilding the grid will take more than a decade and we are still at the start. Now is the time to change the process from an adversarial one to a truly participative project developed in the public interest, writes Ossian Smyth.
Environment - Sunday 5 January, 2014
Concept designs, a trike with a roof and even a flying bike. The future is here.
Environment - Saturday 4 January, 2014
In past climatic history, an ice-free Arctic Ocean has been the norm, and should this condition return it will not (necessarily) destroy the terrestrial Arctic, writes R.M.M Crawford.
Environment - Thursday 26 December, 2013
Pop-up cycle lanes.
Take a look at some of the locations on Earth which human beings have abandoned.
Environment - Wednesday 25 December, 2013
Environment - Sunday 22 December, 2013
Finally, an answer to the waste of discarded wrapping paper.
Environment - Friday 20 December, 2013
The organisation had claimed the Irish public should have been consulted before the British Government drew up its plans for the new plant in Somerset.
Environment - Monday 2 December, 2013
The canyon filled up with freezing fog because of a ‘temperature inversion’.
Environment - Friday 22 November, 2013
The EPA notes that although there are currently no hydraulic fracturing (fracking) projects under way in Ireland, the gas exploration method “is an emerging issue”.
Environment - Thursday 21 November, 2013
The independent environmental charity are not happy with the decision to allow Edenderry power station to keep burning peat until 2023.
Environment - Monday 11 November, 2013
People in the oil-producing areas of the Niger Delta have suffered thousands of oil spills – which have ruined livelihoods, public health and the environment. Why are they not being listened to? Because oil companies control information about the spills.
Environmentalist and TV presenter Duncan Stewart was speaking as ‘People’s Charter’ drawn up to tackle fuel poverty.
Environment - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
The EPA has said that Ireland will meet its Kyoto obligations based on provisional figures for 2008 – 2012.
Environment - Tuesday 1 October, 2013
FC Basel v Schalke 04 was temporarily delayed by an environmental protest.