John Gibbons

About

John Gibbons is a Dublin-based specialist writer and commentator on climate and environmental issues. He blogs at ThinkOrSwim.ie. You can follow him on Twitter @think_or_swim.

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RTÉ has not had an environment correspondent throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, which its Managing Director of News and Current Affairs said could have been avoided “if everyone paid their TV licence”.

RTÉ has not had an environment correspondent throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, which its Managing Director of News and Current Affairs said could have been avoided “if everyone paid their TV licence”.
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Expanding Ireland’s dairy industry puts the country’s climate goals at risk.

Expanding Ireland’s dairy industry puts the country’s climate goals at risk.
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Big Ag proponents are influencing classrooms in Ireland with learning materials that misrepresent the role of agriculture in contributing to climate change, pollution, and biodiversity loss, DeSmog...
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A draft climate change bill designed to put Ireland on a path to net zero emissions has been criticised by leading climate experts as “weak” and full of “get-out clauses”. The new bill was promise...
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Ireland’s three prospective coalition partners have just agreed the strongest commitments to climate and environmental action in over a decade. The newly published Programme for Government, agreed...
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It is increasingly unlikely that Ireland will develop new infrastructure to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced from fracked wells in the US, after the plans suffered a series of potentiall...
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Last May, Ireland was among the first countries in the world to declare a climate and biodiversity emergency. In September, over 20,000 students took to the streets of Dublin demanding urgent clima...
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Ireland’s Chief Scientific Advisor believes fossil fuels still have a role in a low-carbon future – and there is money to be made ensuring it. Late last year, Professor Mark Ferguson, a medical do...
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Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar moved to distance himself from recent claims he made that climate change had potential “benefits” for Ireland, including reduced winter heating costs and cold-rela...
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Ireland’s embattled beef and dairy sector has taken the unusual step of bringing in a public relations and lobbying firm with links to the tobacco and agri-chemicals industries to defend the sector...
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RTÉ has not had an environment correspondent throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, which its Managing Director of News and Current Affairs said could have been avoided “if everyone paid their TV licence”.

RTÉ has not had an environment correspondent throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, which its Managing Director of News and Current Affairs said could have been avoided “if everyone paid their TV licence”.
on

Expanding Ireland’s dairy industry puts the country’s climate goals at risk.

Expanding Ireland’s dairy industry puts the country’s climate goals at risk.
on

Big Ag proponents are influencing classrooms in Ireland with learning materials that misrepresent the role of agriculture in contributing to climate change, pollution, and biodiversity loss, DeSmog...
on

A draft climate change bill designed to put Ireland on a path to net zero emissions has been criticised by leading climate experts as “weak” and full of “get-out clauses”. The new bill was promise...
on

Ireland’s three prospective coalition partners have just agreed the strongest commitments to climate and environmental action in over a decade. The newly published Programme for Government, agreed...
on

It is increasingly unlikely that Ireland will develop new infrastructure to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced from fracked wells in the US, after the plans suffered a series of potentiall...
on

Last May, Ireland was among the first countries in the world to declare a climate and biodiversity emergency. In September, over 20,000 students took to the streets of Dublin demanding urgent clima...
on

Ireland’s Chief Scientific Advisor believes fossil fuels still have a role in a low-carbon future – and there is money to be made ensuring it. Late last year, Professor Mark Ferguson, a medical do...
on

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar moved to distance himself from recent claims he made that climate change had potential “benefits” for Ireland, including reduced winter heating costs and cold-rela...
on

Ireland’s embattled beef and dairy sector has taken the unusual step of bringing in a public relations and lobbying firm with links to the tobacco and agri-chemicals industries to defend the sector...