Month: June 2016
Environmental Pillar brings positive message to National Economic Dialogue.
Representatives of the Environmental Pillar will speak at the National Economic Dialogue about their vision for a resilient circular economy, based on Sustainable Development Goals – which can bring a strong buoyant economy with fairness and benefits for all. “We have to build our economy on solid foundations. This means reducing and ultimately eliminating the […]Read more »
Press Release: Environmental Pillar tells National Economic Dialogue: A sustainable economy can only be built on environmentally sound foundations, and reminds Taoiseach that the Sustainable Development Goals apply to Ireland as well as developing countries.
Speaking at the opening session of the National Economic Dialogue, Cillian Lohan of the Environmental Pillar spoke about reducing and ultimately eliminating the concept of waste from all sectors. He said: “Almost all materials can be reused or remanufactured, which not only is beneficial for our environment but also creates jobs and wealth amongst communities […]Read more »
Press Release: Environmental groups welcome the decision to re-include 'environment' in the title of a government department but warn that protecting wildlife must move to the department too
The Environmental Pillar welcomes the decision to include environment in the title of Minister Denis Naughton’s Department. However the decision to leave National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) in another department could lead to the conservation of wildlife and habitats falling off the political agenda. The title of the new department will now […]Read more »