Make Ireland’s climate law strong enough to work

Make Ireland’s climate law strong enough to work

The Government’s draft climate law is too weak to deliver the low carbon future it promises. Ireland’s emissions are among the highest in Europe and rising again. Last week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon urged Ireland to do more to tackle climate change...
Ireland deserves a better Climate Bill

Ireland deserves a better Climate Bill

Ireland deserves a better Climate Action Bill to play its role in tackling climate change. The current Bill “will fail to deliver the low carbon future it aims to achieve unless critical weaknesses are addressed”, according to an independent report by environmental...
Ireland deserves a better Climate Bill

Climate Action Bill 2015 – All smoke, no fire?

“Transition to a low carbon, climate resilient and environmentally sustainable economy by the end of 2050.” In the context of the climate crisis now confronting the earth, this is the ONLY aspiration of the Government in the Climate Action Bill 2015. There are no...