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Environmental pollution one of main drivers of biodiversity loss

Environmental pollution one of main drivers of biodiversity loss Environmental pollution is one of the main drivers of biodiversity loss.  EU Green Week 2021, taking place from today (Monday, May 31) until Friday (June 4), is putting the spotlight on zero pollution. During this week – which is Europe’s biggest annual event on environmental policy – possibilities to make the EU’s zero pollution am...
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Lower impacts on environment due to the pandemic – EEA Annual Report

Lower impacts on environment due to the pandemic - EEA Annual Report The European Environment Agency’s (EEA) latest environmental performance evaluation, published today, shows that the Agency’s work and operations in 2020 led to considerably lower impacts on the environment due mostly to restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The evaluation showed substantially lower consumption of elec...
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G7 Climate and Environment: Ministers’ Communiqué

G7 Climate and Environment: Ministers’ Communiqué, 21st May As we continue to address the ongoing pandemic, we acknowledge with grave concern that the unprecedented and interdependent crises of climate change and biodiversity loss pose an existential threat to nature, people, prosperity and security. We recognise that some of the key drivers of global biodiversity loss and climate change are the ...
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EU Commission adopts EU Action Plan: “Towards Zero Pollution for Air, Water and Soil”

EU Commission adopts EU Action Plan: "Towards Zero Pollution for Air, Water and Soil" The European Commission adopted the EU Action Plan: “Towards Zero Pollution for Air, Water and Soil” today – a key deliverable of the European Green Deal and the main topic of this year's EU Green Week. It sets out an integrated vision for 2050: a world where pollution is reduced to levels that are no longer har...
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McGuinness green label initiative angers environmental groups

McGuinness green label initiative angers environmental groups Ireland’s European commissioner Mairead McGuinness launched an initiative to create an EU labelling system for green investments on Wednesday that is closely watched by the finance industry but has been hit by criticism from environmental groups.  The so-called EU taxonomy is a classification system for identifying environmentally sust...
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Farm growth has come at expense of the environment

Farm growth has come at expense of the environment EU regulations for farmers haven’t prevented water quality deterioration, and further action is required, says the Environmental Protection Agency.  In its recent submission on the fourth review of Ireland’s Nitrates Action Programme (NAP), the EPA said water quality problems are not just a concern for the more intensive farms but are relevant to...
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Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications Statement of Strategy

Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications Statement of Strategy Le Chéile 23 is the Statement of Strategy for the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications. It sets out the vision, mission and strategic goals for our Department over the next three years, 2021-2023.  The Department's vision is a climate neutral, sustainable and digitally connected Ireland.  The Depa...
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Ireland ranks lowest on environment in latest EU progress index

Ireland ranks lowest on environment in latest EU progress index Ireland ranks in the lowest position out of 15 EU countries on environment, according to the latest Sustainable Progress Index (SPI) commissioned by Social Justice Ireland.  While some progress has been made over the past year, other countries are making greater headway in implementing environment and climate action measures as set o...
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Access to nature was important for mental health in 2020 – EPA Report

Access to nature was important for mental health in 2020 - EPA Report The EPA has published its EPA 2020 Year in Review report which highlights key activities throughout the year. This was accompanied by results of an EPA/Red C poll to measure attitudes toward the environment.  This survey found that 89 per cent of adults agree that the environment is a valuable asset for the people of Ireland. I...
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UNEP 2020 Work Highlights on Climate, Biodiversity, Nature, Pollution and Waste

UNEP 2020 Work Highlights on Climate, Biodiversity, Nature, Pollution and Waste In 2020, as COVID-19 disrupted the world, UNEP responded to immediate environmental impacts of the pandemic, while supporting a green recovery and pushing even harder to address the planetary emergency. Executive Director, Inger Andersen, shares highlights from UNEP’s work on the climate crisis, the biodiversity and n...
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