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New Climate Ambassador Programme launched by An Taisce

September 21st, 2017 A new scheme to find a new generation of climate ambassadors from across schools, campuses and the wider community in Ireland has been launched. The new Climate Ambassador Programme, run by An Taisce’s Environmental Education Unit, was launched on Monday, 18 September. This exciting new …

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Grassroots movement helping Caribbean reefs to recover

August 25th, 2017 In a rare piece of good news on the status of our coral reefs, a new report has documented the spectacular recovery of reefs in Belize thanks to a grassroots movement bringing together scientists, environmentalists, fishermen and tour operators. The Healthy Reefs …

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Global experts selected for critical IPCC climate change reports

August 18th, 2017 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has invited over 200 experts from countries on each continent to prepare two separate special reports on how climate change will impact critical aspects of the Earth. The reports will document existing scientific knowledge and …

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Environmental Pillar’s submission to the Citizen’s Assembly

August 14th, 2017 The Irish Citizens Assembly will be putting deliberative democracy to the test very soon in relation to Ireland’s implementation of environmental policy. The Assembly closed submissions for ‘How the State can make Ireland a leader in tackling climate change’ last Friday. The …