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New Oireachtas committee on climate action holds first meeting

July 12th, 2018 A new Special Joint Committee to examine the State’s action to tackle climate change held its first meeting yesterday. The Committee made up of sixteen deputies and six senators was established to consider the recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly on How the State can make …

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The fate of declining bee populations is in our hands

July 11th, 2018 English broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough recently warned that the extinction of bees will be a disaster for humankind. “If bees were to disappear from the face of the earth, humans would have just four years left to live,” Sir Attenborough …