Just Transition

TD: Concerns around the use of Just Transition funding to import peat

TD: Concerns around the use of Just Transition funding to import peat

Concerns are emerging around the possible use of Just Transition funding to import peat, according to independent TD for Laois-Offaly,...

April 26, 2022

Top EU climate think tank outlines 10 steps to just transition for farmers

Top EU climate think tank outlines 10 steps to just transition for farmers

A top EU environment and climate think tank has outlined 10 steps – or components – to ensure a ‘just...

February 1, 2022

Nolan calls for ‘proportionate’ share of Just Transition fund for Offaly

Nolan calls for ‘proportionate’ share of Just Transition fund for Offaly

Independent TD for Laois-Offaly Carol Nolan is calling for a “proportionate” share of Ireland’s funding under the EU’s Just Transition...

January 6, 2022

Public consultation on Just Transition Plan opened

Public consultation on Just Transition Plan opened

A public consultation on a draft version of Ireland’s ‘Territorial Just Transition Plan’ has been opened by Minister for the...

December 22, 2021

Peatlands project to launch in Offaly today

Peatlands project to launch in Offaly today

Irish Rural Link and the Community Wetlands Forum will launch the ‘Connecting Communities with Peatlands’ project this morning (Monday, October...

October 18, 2021

‘Connecting communities with peatlands’ launch

‘Connecting communities with peatlands’ launch

‘Connecting communities with peatlands’, led by Irish Rural Link andthe Community Wetlands Form, will launch on Monday, October 18, at...

October 10, 2021

NDP ‘makes a mockery’ of Just Transition – Nolan

NDP ‘makes a mockery’ of Just Transition – Nolan

The National Development Plan (NDP), which was announced yesterday (Monday, October 4) has come in for sharp criticism from an...

October 5, 2021

Agriculture ‘most contentious area of just transition’

Agriculture ‘most contentious area of just transition’

Minister for Environment and Climate Eamon Ryan believes agriculture to be the “most contentious area of just transition”. Speaking in...

September 17, 2021

‘Substantial concerns’ voiced over Just Transition delivery

‘Substantial concerns’ voiced over Just Transition delivery

“Substantial concerns” have emerged around the funding and delivery of projects associated with the Just Transition process, according to independent...

July 1, 2021

‘Dismissive attitude’ by government to just transition in climate bill

‘Dismissive attitude’ by government to just transition in climate bill

Sinn Féin spokesperson on climate action Darren O’Rourke has said that it is “extremely disappointing” that Minister Eamon Ryan was...

June 10, 2021

EU council officially adopts €17.5 billion Just Transition Fund

EU council officially adopts €17.5 billion Just Transition Fund

The Council of the EU has officially adopted a €17.5 billion Just Transition Fund (JTF) for communities that rely on...

June 8, 2021

Just Transition: ‘No tangible results’ for midland communities

Just Transition: ‘No tangible results’ for midland communities

Local communities around the midlands are not benefitting from tangible results of the ‘Just Transition’, according to one senator. Eugene...

May 20, 2021

Concerns as Mulvey appointed to new expert group

Concerns as Mulvey appointed to new expert group

A TD has raised concerns over the appointment of the ‘Just Transition’ commissioner Kieran Mulvey to a new expert group,...

May 11, 2021

Ireland needs to ‘maintain commitment’ to a just transition – OECD

Ireland needs to ‘maintain commitment’ to a just transition – OECD

Ireland needs to “maintain commitment” to a just transition as it takes steps towards carbon neutrality, the OECD has emphasised....

May 10, 2021

‘Substantial’ supports sought to assist farmers in making green transition

‘Substantial’ supports sought to assist farmers in making green transition

Farmers will need “substantial financial supports” to assist in the transition to more sustainable practices, according to senator Victor Boyhan....

March 29, 2021

‘Everyone talking about Just Transition…but ordinary people are left high and dry’

‘Everyone talking about Just Transition…but ordinary people are left high and dry’

Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications Eamon Ryan has been called on by independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice to give a...

March 25, 2021

‘Peatlands and People’: New project receives €10 million in EU funding

‘Peatlands and People’: New project receives €10 million in EU funding

On World Wetlands Day today (Tuesday, February 2), Green Party Ministers Malcolm Noonan and Pippa Hackett have welcomed the announcement...

February 2, 2021

Bord na Móna should ‘radically reassess role in Just Transition’

Bord na Móna should ‘radically reassess role in Just Transition’

The government has been called on to conduct an immediate re-evaluation and impact assessment of the entire Just Transition process....

January 25, 2021