Environmental Pillar Submission to the Citizens Assembly on Biodiversity Loss

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This is a submission on behalf of the Environmental Pillar in response to the call for submissions to the Citizens Assembly on Biodiversity Loss. The Environmental Pillar is an organisation that works to represent the views of 32 of Ireland’s leading environmental NGOs. We work to promote environmental sustainability and the protection of our natural […]

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Citizens’ Assembly recommendations will revolutionise Ireland’s climate policy

  Immediate Release The recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly are the best foundation on which to lay the policy roadmap for real and lasting leadership in tackling climate change. This was the expert view that the Environmental Pillar outlined before a new 22-member Joint Oireachtas Committee to explore how best the State can lead on […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Citizens' Assembly must call for referendum on constitutional right to environmental protection

The Citizens’ Assembly must call for a referendum to give a constitutional right to environmental protection to the people of Ireland, says the country’s leading environmental coalition. The Environmental Pillar – a coalition of 26 national environmental organisations – outlined its view in a submission for the Assembly’s upcoming session on “How the State can make […]

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