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Environmental Pillar’s response to EU Climate Targets 2030

Ian Carey News, Press Releases

In the early hours of Friday morning, EU leaders in Brussels agreed three targets for carbon reductions in 2030. However, the Environmental Pillar are concerned at the low levels of these targets which see a 40% reduction in greenhouse gases, 27% increase in renewable energy and a 27% increase in energy efficiency over 1990 levels.   European leaders allowed a …

Ian CareyEnvironmental Pillar’s response to EU Climate Targets 2030
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The Environmental Pillar Policy on the TTIP, CETA and TISA

Ian Carey News, Policies

 The Environmental Pillar Policy on the TTIP CETA and TISA June 2014 The Environmental Pillardenounces the lack of transparency of the negotiations, the lack of democratic participation in the development of the negotiation mandate and the lack of democratic control over the negotiations regarding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) currently being negotiated between the …

Ian CareyThe Environmental Pillar Policy on the TTIP, CETA and TISA
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Europe US trade deal could open the door to fracking in Ireland

Ian Carey News, Press Releases

The Environmental Pillar is concerned that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) currently being negotiated could force Ireland to permit fracking against the will of the Irish people. The trade deal, as currently envisaged, would allow for companies banned from fracking in Ireland to take legal action against the country under an onerous new mechanism which would allow companies …

Ian CareyEurope US trade deal could open the door to fracking in Ireland
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Letter calling for the establishment of a European Whale and Dolphine Sanctuary

Ian Carey Letters, News

 Towards a Pan-European Whale and Dolphin Sanctuary The Environmental Pillar calls upon the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Members States to work together to establish a European Whale and Dolphin Sanctuary throughout European waters.  In this regard the Environmental Pillar calls upon the Irish Government to highlight the 21 year success story that began with the 1991 Sanctuary …

Ian CareyLetter calling for the establishment of a European Whale and Dolphine Sanctuary