Just Transition

Programme for Government with current Just Transition policy ‘not acceptable’

Programme for Government with current Just Transition policy ‘not acceptable’

A programme for Government that includes the continuation of the Just Transition policy in its current form will not be...

April 27, 2020

Opinion: What’s going on with the ‘Just Transition’ strategy?

Opinion: What’s going on with the ‘Just Transition’ strategy?

By Carol Nolan, independent TD (for Laois-Offaly) The Government’s ‘Just Transition’ strategy, with its clear priority on achieving the greatest...

April 6, 2020

Midlanders urged to ‘stay put’ until ‘just transition’ plan develops

Midlanders urged to ‘stay put’ until ‘just transition’ plan develops

People in the midlands who are affected by Bord na Móna’s plans to cease peat harvesting are being urged to...

February 14, 2020

Commission outlines €1 trillion Green Deal and Just Transition

Commission outlines €1 trillion Green Deal and Just Transition

The European Commission has revealed details of the European Green Deal Investment Plan, which will see €1 trillion in climate...

January 14, 2020

‘Just transition’ under the microscope of Oireachtas committee tomorrow

‘Just transition’ under the microscope of Oireachtas committee tomorrow

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Climate Action will meet tomorrow, Wednesday, December 18, to resume its discussion of a Just...

December 17, 2019

‘We must transition in a way that is fair and equitable for communities’ – Troy

‘We must transition in a way that is fair and equitable for communities’ – Troy

A climate crisis is unfolding and the state must decarbonise and transition in a way that is not only sustainable...

September 26, 2019

Are the 6.9 million animals in Ireland sustainable?

Are the 6.9 million animals in Ireland sustainable?

Should there be a cap on the national herd? Should the national herd be reduced? Are the 6.9 million animals in...

May 14, 2019

‘There are no jobs on a dead planet’ – Eamon Ryan

‘There are no jobs on a dead planet’ – Eamon Ryan

Deputy Eamon Ryan, Green Party leader, told those gathered at a conference on the environment and ‘Just Transition’ earlier this...

May 2, 2019

Workers at Bord na Móna ‘don’t even know if we have a future’

Workers at Bord na Móna ‘don’t even know if we have a future’

Philip Casey is an employee of Bord na Móna and has been working for the company for 39 years. He...

May 1, 2019

‘Putting citizens and communities at the heart of ‘Just Transition”

‘Putting citizens and communities at the heart of ‘Just Transition”

New climate action policy that is currently being discussed by Government will not only provide for a reduction in the...

May 1, 2019

‘Policy response to climate change is governed by the principles of a ‘Just Transition”

‘Policy response to climate change is governed by the principles of a ‘Just Transition”

A major conference organised by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) heard this week that work should begin on...

May 1, 2019

‘Society and Bord na Móna are on a decarbonisation journey’

‘Society and Bord na Móna are on a decarbonisation journey’

John McNamara head of commercial and regulatory affairs with Bord na Móna told those gathered at a major conference organised...

May 1, 2019