VIDEO: Finally… politicians speak about the environment

It feels like the election campaign has been going on for an age.But sadly there has been a total lack of coverage of the environment, climate change and sustainability issues.
Last Thursday the Environmental Pillar and Young Friends of the Earth sought to change that by hosting the one and only Environmental Hustings event.
Representatives from all the major parties were there: Mary Fitzpatrick of Fianna Fáil, Eamon Ryan of the Green Party, Richard Boyd Barrett of People before Profit, Lynn Boylan of Sinn Féin, Senator Cáit Keane of Fine Gael, and Robert Dowds of the Labour Party.

ELECTION DIARY Feb 4th: Posters up … the long wait is over

Over the next 22 days GreenNews will bring you coverage of Ireland’s General Election 2016 in our Election Diary. We will catch up the parties and cover who stands to deliver when it comes to environmental protection, sustainable development and future proofing the country. On day 1 of the campaign we may have posters up be we are far from having everybody’s stall set out. Today we look at AAA/PBP and Renua.