Leading climate experts have warned the  Government about  “a fundamental flaw” in the Climate Bill.  Photograph: Ben Curtis/PA

Leading climate experts have written to the Government to warn of “a fundamental flaw” in the Climate Bill, which means a commitment to halve emission(...)

The Climate Action Bill will set in law the principle of carbon neutrality by 2050.

Dublin Port is not yet ready for the looming Brexit deadline and needs another inspection facility, the Cabinet has heard. On Tuesday Ministers discu(...)

An additional €15 million in supports is to rehabilitate 33,000 hectares of Bord na Móna peatlands, Green Party Minister for Climate Action, Communication Networks and Transport Eamon Ryan said. Photograph: Stephen Collins /Collins Photos Dublin

The Government’s stimulus plan provides an opportunity to transform the transport environment in urban areas within six months, according to Minister (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar addressing the media outside the Fine Gael party headquarters in Dublin on Friday afternoon. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The new Fianna Fáil-Fine Gael-Green Party government will take office with a series of challenging issues to address from the off. As well as commitm(...)

The greatest implications of the Climate Action (Amendment) Bill will lie with the transport, agriculture, housing and energy sectors, which are most responsible for rising Irish CO2 emissions. File photograph: Getty

Details of a climate action Bill which will force transport, agriculture, housing and energy sectors to radically reduce carbon emissions over the com(...)

Solar panels: Upfront costs for the retrofitting of homes, electric vehicles or access to renewable microgeneration make these services inaccessible to poorer households.  Photograph: Mike Blake

The 2019 climate action plan, taken at face value, aims to catapult Ireland from laggard to leader on climate action globally. Eye-catching proposals (...)

Fossil-fuel emissions. Renewable Energy Ireland  has describing the plan  as “a road map for turning Ireland into a climate-change leader”. Photograph: Getty Images

The Government’s long-awaited plan to address the threat of climate breakdown “is the biggest innovation in Irish climate policy in 20 years”, accordi(...)

Draft proposal on climate disruption aims for   70 per cent of Irish electricity needs to  come from renewable sources by 2030. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

The use of the term “climate disruption” in the title of the Government’s plan to respond to a rapidly warming world suggests there is finally a minds(...)

All of Government Plan to Tackle Climate Disruption will be published by Minister for Climate Action Richard Bruton in the coming weeks.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Oireachtas will vote on new carbon budgets set out by successive governments, with any purchasing of carbon credits by departments who fail to hit(...)

The cross-party committee recommends scaling up adoption of renewable energy.

The Climate Action Committee report on addressing climate change has 40 recommendations, adding up to a fundamental redirection in how Ireland respond(...)