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Converting by-products to biofuel will deliver jobs – if a stronger policy framework is put in place

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Converting by-products to biofuel, particularly residues from agriculture, forestry and food processing, can deliver a significant jobs boost, but only […]

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Save Water. Save Money!

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As water metres are being installed throughout County Kildare the Bog of Allen Nature Centre, Lullymore would like to share […]

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Environmental Education Assistant Internship post with Global Action Plan Ireland

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Overview: Global Action Plan Ireland are looking for an enthusiastic, creative, hard-working and resourceful person that shows a positive attitude […]

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Public consultation process for the ‘Agri-taxation review’

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The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan TD, with his colleague the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney […]

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Internal government documents obtained by An Taisce reveal alternative vision for Irish agriculture in support of the environment

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In the media coverage surrounding the announcement of the Government’s draft Rural Development Programme (RDP) for 2014-2020, precious little attention […]

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How forestry grants could reduce river floods – a Q and A with Tony Lowes

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This Q and A article appeared in the Irish Examiner on 13 February 2014.  Pay upland farmers forestry grants instead […]

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An Taisce welcomes Providence Resources ‘Voluntary Surrender of Foreshore Licence’

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12th February 2013: An Taisce The National Trust for Ireland welcomes the news today that Providence Resources have voluntarily surrendered […]

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Public consultations on sustainable and efficient freight transport services

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In the period 2003-2013 the European Commission used the Marco Polo programme as an instrument to improve environmental performance of […]

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Public consultation on Energy Efficiency

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Progress towards the 2020 energy efficiency objective and a 2030 energy efficiency policy framework. The aim of this public consultation is […]

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Consultation on the Commission services first draft of the new de minimis regulation replacing regulation No 875/2007

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The purpose of this consultation is to collect the views of citizens and stakeholders on the Commission services’ draft of […]

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Public consultation on intelligent transport systems

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The provision of EU-wide real-time traffic information services under Directive 2010/40/EU (the “ITS Directive”. The Commission is seeking views in […]

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Public consultation on retail energy market

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The energy market is undergoing a dramatic change. New technologies and political determination are opening up new opportunities and perspectives […]

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Call for submissions on wildlife trafficking welcomed

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Forest conservation group Just Forests has welcomed today’s  announcement by Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik that he has launched a public consultation […]

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Ministerial talk of climate change must lead to action

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Recent extreme weather can prompt a national conversation 7 February 2014: Friends of the Earth has welcomed the public discussion […]

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Commission consults on how EU can fight against dramatic increase in wildlife trafficking

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The Commission has launched a public consultation on how the EU can be more effective in combating wildlife trafficking. This […]

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RTÉ Audience Council Climate Change Project

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The RTÉ Audience Council is undertaking a project seeking to examine the role of public service broadcasting in Ireland in […]

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Consultation on a new framework for technical measures in the reformed Common Fisheries Policy

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The European Commission is inviting submissions from stakeholders – Advisory Councils, fishermen associations, producer organisations, other fisheries stakeholders, national administrations […]

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Otter and Red Squirrel spotted in Lullymore

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4th February 2014: The first month of 2014 was an exciting month for new wildlife records at the Bog of […]

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Internship position with Young Friends of the Earth

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Young Friends of the Earth is looking for a dynamic coordinator to help strengthen their network. The successful candidate will […]

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Investigative report by An Taisce reveals serious human health and environmental hazard in Co. Galway

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An Taisce investigation has revealed that an entire Glenamaddy town’s sewage is being piped into a Special Area of Conservation […]

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