Environmental Pillar Expresses "Grave concerns" About Fracking

The Environmental Pillar has just published its policy on shale gas, calling for cessation of all fracking activities in Ireland. “The known impacts of fracking are so serious that the Government needs to act now to put a stop to all fracking activity inIreland,” says Michael Ewing speaking on behalf of the coalition of 27 … Read more

Taoiseach Urged to Reform Seanad by Nominating Environmentalists

The Environmental Pillar, an umbrella organisation that represents the Irish environment, has called on the Taoiseach to begin a radical reform of the Seanad by including leading environmental scientists and representatives in his list of Seanad nominees. “The scientific evidence shows that environmental degradation is occurring now, and that it is a growing threat to … Read more