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Theologian seeks urgent revision of Draft National Energy and Climate Plan

A report published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) in August 2018 showed that Ireland was way off track in reaching its carbon reduction targets, Fr Sean McDonagh has warned.

2019.03.22.

Irish agriculture know-how for Africa

If even a fraction of the learning of Irish agriculture reached Africa it would lift many millions of people out of extreme poverty, says Gorta–Self Help Africa

2016.10.20.

One million over 65s by 2031 SJI highlights

“This level of population ageing will be associated with higher levels of disability and long-term ill-health and now is the time for planning and investment.”

2016.09.05.

‘Nothing to be proud about in Ireland’s derogation on emissions’

'Get out' clause on agriculture is ‘an abdication of responsibility, not a diplomatic triumph,’ says Trócaire.

2016.07.22.

Eco theologian warns of over consumption of meat

To reach a healthy level of meat consumption, US citizens need to cut their intake by two-thirds & the Irish should eat half as much meat as we do.

2016.02.22.

Tackling climate change comes with a cost: Minister

Politicians and theologians grapple with Laudato Si at the National Conference on Climate Change and the Environment in Balally.

2015.09.24.

Bishop Nulty launches ‘Poem for the Ploughing’

“Love of agriculture and the land has been a favourite theme for poets down the ages. Patrick Kavanagh and Seamus Heaney have written passionately about farming.”

2015.08.21.

Sierra Leone may be on course for zero Ebola cases

Missionary Sisters of the Holy Rosary nun warns epidemic is not yet over and there can be no complacency until there are zero cases.

2015.03.09.

Irish agriculture assisting Ethiopian potato projects

Sustainable seed potato production aims to improve livelihoods.

2013.10.31.
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