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# friends-of-the-earth - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Oisín Coghlan: New Climate Bill scores 3 wins, 2 losses and a draw on our tests
# Opinion
# Opinion

Oisín Coghlan: New Climate Bill scores 3 wins, 2 losses and a draw on our tests

Mar 25th 2021, 8:00 AM 9,145 Views 24 Comments

The head of Friends of the Earth says the Bill does well on targets but falls short on just transition and fracked gas.

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

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

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

Feb 5th 2019, 7:00 AM 10,883 Views 82 Comments

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
# Friends Of The Earth
# Friends Of The Earth

People encouraged to bring camping gear home from Electric Picnic

Sep 3rd 2017, 7:45 PM 29,999 Views 22 Comments

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
# Looking To 2050
# Looking To 2050

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

Apr 23rd 2014, 6:40 PM 8,007 Views 56 Comments

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
# Fracking
# Fracking

Calls to exclude fossil fuel industry from all fracking research

Sep 15th 2012, 8:30 AM 2,933 Views 17 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 26th 2012, 7:30 AM 45 Views 56 Comments

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