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Environmental Pillar represented at the National Economic Dialogue

June 28th, 2016 Two representatives from the Environmental Pillar spoke at the opening of yesterday’s plenary session of the National Economic Dialogue (NED). Mindy O’Brien and Cillian Lohan of the environmental advocacy coalition addressed the floor during the first session of the two-day event, which aimed …

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How Brexit means bad news for the Environment

June 24th, 2016 Conservation Groups, Environmental Policy Campaigners and Green politicians have today spoken of the risks posed to the environment in the aftermath of the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union. The first point of concern is the environmental stance of high-profile Brexit …

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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 …