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European Countries begin to ratify Paris Climate Agreement

21st of June, 2016 Three European countries have now ratified the Paris Agreement. Signed in December 2015, the Conference Of the Parties 21 has to be ratified by at least 55 countries representing 55% of the world emissions, to come into effect. COP21, which is an international …

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2015 was the deadliest year for environmentalist

20th of May, 2016 A hundred and eighty five activists, or one every two days, have been murdered all over the world in the past year. Today a report from the NGO Global Witness was published, announcing that 2015 had been the deadliest year for environmentalists. As the …

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Save the Liffey cycle route – Keep it on the Quays

Proposals to outline a segregated cycle path along the Liffey quays from the Phoenix Park to Dublin docks are to be significantly altered. Dublin City Council have been working on these plans since 2012, but is now planning for the cycle lanes to be located away from the quays and onto back streets for the first quarter of the route. The originally planned section provided a small part of the riverside that gave a safe and attractive cycle route for the north and south quays. Cycling campaigners have highlighted how redirecting this route into Smithfield will detract from the route and will leave many cyclists and other objectors dissatisfied.