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30th May 2017

An Taisce - The National Trust for Ireland - is seeking to recruit a Natural Environment Officer for a 6 month contract period, subject to renewal, and based in our headquarters in Dublin 8.

Applications (comprised of a CV with a covering letter of application) should be sent to info@antaisce.org by 17:30 on Friday 9th June 2017

3rd February 2017

The Built Environment unit of An Taisce took time over January to review the very popular database for structures at risk, which was originally released in November 2014. In this we published some 100 buildings and structures at risk which were considered significant nationally and regionally and required intervention to prevent further deterioration. If you would like to read the full publication, please click here.

27th February 2020

Today’s landmark decision by the UK Court of Appeal that the British Government’s planned expansion at Heathrow was illegal on climate change grounds has been warmly welcomed by An Taisce.

22nd January 2020

General Election 2020 must be the ‘Climate Election’. As the global climate and biodiversity emergency deepens, it is surely inconceivable that Irish politics can continue to ignore and sideline the greatest crisis in human history?

20th January 2020

This week the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) is holding an event claiming to give “a balanced approach” to climate action in agriculture. However, judging by the event’s misleading flyer and the highly contested views and meat industry links and funding of the lead speaker, the media and public need to be aware that this event is as likely to further mislead and misinform, rather than offer any scientifically justified “balance”

17th January 2020

Unless #GE2020 candidates prioritise our natural world, the future outlook for our precious wildlife is bleak

18th December 2019

The Government has recently launched a public consultation on the Housing and Planning Development Bill 2019, but the timing, imminent deadline and poor advertising of this consultation does not comply with their legal obligations for public participation on environmental matters.

16th December 2019

The proposed shift by some European governments, including Ireland, towards biomass burning as coal and peat power stations are phased out is a serious mistake, as it does nothing to address climate change while posing threats to global forests, according to a major new study.

15th December 2019

Prof. John Sweeney's final report on the UNFCCC COP-25 Meeting in Madrid, December 2019. See also his three previous reports : No Real Progress in Week 1, Waiting for Leadership and the EU’s Green New Deal, Deadlock at COP – Can the Chilean President Deliver Progress on Key Issues?

12th December 2019

Prof. John Sweeney's third report on the UNFCCC COP-25 Meeting in Madrid, December 2019. See also his first two reports : No Real Progress in Week 1, Waiting for Leadership and the EU’s Green New Deal

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