Hazel Chu, the Lord Mayor of Dublin, will take part in a live panel discussion tonight as part of the final week of the Law Society of Ireland's massive open online course (MOOC) on environmental law and climate change.
Published 15 June 2021
An oil giant has been ordered to cut its global carbon emissions in a landmark ruling involving 17,000 co-plaintiffs.
Published 27 May 2021
Dr Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and adjunct professor of climate justice at Trinity College Dublin, will deliver the opening presentation of the Law Society of Ireland's new five-week online course on climate justice.
Published 18 May 2021
This year's recipients of the memorial bursary established in the memory of the late Arthur Cox partner Niamh Burke are Laura Nagle and Criodán Ó Murchú.
Published 12 May 2021
ByrneWallace LLP has been named as a sponsor of the inaugural Dublin Climate Dialogues, a virtual conference for global policy-makers and opinion formers ahead of the COP26 summit.
Published 10 May 2021
Arthur Cox LLP, one of Ireland's largest law firms, has announced a commitment to become carbon neutral this year and carbon negative by 2025.
Published 14 April 2021
The government's revised climate legislation still lacks the ambition needed to address wider issues of inequality, Community Law & Mediation (CLM) has said.
Published 25 March 2021
A new Centre for Environmental Justice aimed at protecting communities from disadvantage as a result of climate change has been launched by Community Law & Mediation (CLM).
Published 11 February 2021
A new report published by Eversheds Sutherland in partnership with KPMG IMPACT highlights the need for companies to take greater account of climate risk and move towards decarbonisation.
Published 20 November 2020
Green Party NI leader Clare Bailey MLA has laid a new Climate Change Bill, submitted to the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Published 22 October 2020
Government plans to make Ireland "climate neutral by 2050" are set to be enshrined in law under a new bill published today.
Published 8 October 2020
Arthur Cox has become the first Irish law firm to join the Sustainable Recruitment Alliance (SRA), a group of companies committed to a more eco-friendly approach to talent recruitment.
Published 22 September 2020
A group of six children and young adults from Portugal are taking 33 countries, including the United Kingdom, to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) over the current climate change crisis.
Published 3 September 2020
Dr Thomas Muinzer of Aberdeen Law School in Scotland comments on the Supreme Court's recent squashing of the government's climate change plan.
Published 13 August 2020
The Supreme Court has quashed the Government’s National Mitigation Plan to meet the National Transition Objective (NTO) in combating climate change on the grounds that it is “excessively vague and aspirational”.
Published 4 August 2020