Who we are

The Environmental Pillar is made up of 28 national environmental non-governmental organisations (NGOs) who work together to represent the views of the Irish environmental sector.

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Who we are

The Environmental Pillar is made up of 28 national environmental non-governmental organisations (NGOs) who work together to represent the views of the Irish environmental sector. Find out more…

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What we do

The Environmental Pillar creates and promotes policies that advance sustainable development. We act as an advocacy coalition promoting sustainable solutions in areas such as climate change, biodiversity, tree-cover, rescource efficiency, transport, planning and water.

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What we do

The Environmental Pillar creates and promotes policies that advance sustainability. We act as an advocacy coalition for environmental NGOs promoting sustainable solutions in areas such as climate change, biodiversity, rescource efficiency, transport, planning and water.  Find out more

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Taxing environmentally damaging practices and giving the money back through investment should be a key initiative of Budget 2017

Taxing environmentally damaging practices and giving the money back through investment should be a key initiative of Budget 2017

Environmental groups are calling on the government to tax environmentally damaging practices to chan[...]
Press Release: Routine hedge-cutting during the month of August remains an offence under the Wildlife Act

Press Release: Routine hedge-cutting during the month of August remains an offence under the Wildlife Act

For immediate release The existing prohibition on cutting ANY hedgerows between March 1st and Aug[...]
Not So Green: Debunking the Myths around Irish Agriculture

Not So Green: Debunking the Myths around Irish Agriculture

This document, compiled by members of the Environmental Pillar and Stop Climate Chaos, draws on exte[...]
Press Release: New European Climate Change targets let Ireland off the hook but they will not keep global warming below 1.5C target

Press Release: New European Climate Change targets let Ireland off the hook but they will not keep global warming below 1.5C target

More regular flooding, aggressive storms and drought will be outcome of watering down our climate ta[...]
New report shows Irish agriculture is neither 'climate-smart' nor sustainable

New report shows Irish agriculture is neither 'climate-smart' nor sustainable

Irish cattle less climate-efficient than European average and emissions per head up from 1990 The E[...]


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