An environmental activist network has been granted an order setting aside secondary legislation which amended the regulation of large-scale peat extraction. Finding that the amended legislation was inconsistent with EU environmental law, Mr Justice Garrett Simons also found that the use of secondary
A group of 16 young people, including Swedish school strike activist Greta Thunberg, have brought a legal complaint to the UN over five countries' inaction on climate change. The children, all under 18 and one as young as eight years old, have brought a petition against Argentina, Brazil, France, Ge
A UK Supreme Court justice has suggested laws could be introduced forcing companies to appoint a “designated board member for environmental impact issues” to make directors pay more attention to climate issues. Lord Sales made the comments in a speech entitled "Directors’ duties an
Former President Mary Robinson's speech to the Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) AGM has been published online. Mr Robinson discussed her new book, Climate Justice, at association's AGM last month.
Arthur Cox has become one of the first professional services firms in Ireland to secure what is currently the highest international standard for certification of energy management. The firm has achieved ISO50001:2018 Energy System certification through its commitment to making efficient use of energ
Former President Mary Robinson is to address lawyers on the topic of climate change next month. Ms Robinson will discuss climate justice following the Annual General Meeting of the Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA).