Climate Change

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18th November 2016

(This is the last of a series of Blogs from Marrakech by Ian Lumley giving his impressions of the event).

Climate Justice Day at COP22 Marrakech

17 Nov, was Climate Justice Day at COP22, and marked by a number of events with Mary Robinson taking a prominent role, and giving extensive interviews in the media area.

Alas Climate Justice principles featured little in the business industry and national Governments dominated presentations on which I have focused attendance over the last two weeks.

17th November 2016

COP22 Marrakesh: The Last Hurrah for 2 COP Champions

It is a time of uncertainty in many parts of the world right now, but also a time when familiar faces are going to fade into the background. COP22 has seen two stalwarts make their final appearance over the past 24 hours.

14th November 2016

(We will be publishing a series of Blogs from Marrakech by Professor John Sweeney, renowned Climate Scientist, previous President of An Taisce and member of An Taisce's Climate Change Committee giving his impressions of the event).

14th November 2016

(We will be publishing a series of Blogs from Marrakech by Ian Lumley giving his impressions of the event).

For more liveable cities - act on urban mobility NOW!

Sunday was not a day off at COP22. While the main venue shut up for the day, there was a choice of immersive individual issue focused conferences in the Marrakech Hotels.

12th November 2016

(We will be publishing a series of Blogs from Marrakech by Ian Lumley giving his impressions of the event).

Cultural Heritage as a Storehouse of Knowledge for Climate Adaptation - International National Trust Organisation INTO at COP22.

It is not widely known in Ireland that An Taisce is part of a great international movement of National Trusts working together under the International National Trust Organisation INTO umbrella.

All are membership based and rooted in the founding objective of the original UK National Trust in the late 19th Century:

9th November 2016

The weight of vested interests at COP 22 in Marrakech

(We will be publishing a series of Blogs from Marrakech by Ian Lumley giving his impressions of the event).

3rd November 2016

Stop Climate Chaos will be hosting briefing meetings between TDs and local constituents in Buswells Hotel on Tuesday 15th November from 11am to 7pm.

24th October 2016

Continued investment in and enhancement of Ireland’s rail and bus network is essential if we are to have any prospect of transitioning our national transport system to a sustainable, resilient model, according to An Taisce.

18th October 2016

In October 2015 An Taisce won its legal action regarding An Bord Pleanála's failure to assess the environmental impacts of the peat extraction which fuels Edenderry power station. Over the past year the High Court has placed a series of stays on the order An Taisce obtained to quash the defective planning permission granted by An Bord Pleanála. These stays were granted to allow Bord na Móna the opportunity to regularise the planning status of Edenderry power station.

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