Gerry Liston

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A  truck transporting coal at  Cerrejón mine near Barrancas, Guajira province, Colombia. Photograph: Reuters

The ESB has landed itself in hot water for importing coal from a Colombian mine which is at the centre of suspected human rights and environmental vi(...)

Activists taking part in a climate action protest in May 2019 in Dublin.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw /The Irish Times

The European Court of Human Rights has announced its decision to green-light an unprecedented climate case against 33 countries including Ireland. T(...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said Ireland could face many millions of euros in EU fines for introducing such a law. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland/PA Wire

The Government’s opposition to the Occupied Territories Bill is based on legal advice from the Attorney General which does not take important case law(...)

The Occupied Territories Bill

Sir, – Jackie Goodall’s claim (October 23rd) that the ban on trade with illegal Israeli settlements prescribed by the Occupied Territories Bill should(...)

The Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill, passed in the Dáil on Thursday, now goes to the Seanad, where it is expected to go through quickly and become law by the end of the year, Deputy Thomas  Pringle said.

Ireland is set to become the first country in the world to divest public money from fossil fuel assets following a landmark vote in the Dáil on Thursd(...)