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# friends-of-the-earth - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Opinion: 'Ireland only made its pollution targets in 2010 by crashing the economy'

Every day we delay the inevitable transition to sustainable energy – makes it more costly and disruptive, writes Oisin Coghlan.

# friends-of-the-earth - Sunday 3 September, 2017

People encouraged to bring camping gear home from Electric Picnic

The 55,000 people who attended the festival will generate at least 400 tonnes of waste.

# friends-of-the-earth - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

"Little more than lipstick on a pig." Environment groups not happy with Ireland's climate change plan

The draft plans commit Ireland to a “low-carbon economy by 2050″ but Friends of the Earth say detailed targets are needed.

# friends-of-the-earth - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Calls to exclude fossil fuel industry from all fracking research

However, the Environmental Protection Agency has said it would be unlikely that somebody with no links to the fossil fuel industry could produce a report on fracking processes.

# friends-of-the-earth - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Column: We ignored signs of the bank crisis. What about the climate crisis?

Ireland is headed in the wrong direction, writes Molly Walsh – and the Government is blindly ploughing ahead.