Posts Tagged ‘Social Justice Ireland’

Climate Panel Urges Irish Action

The Irish government must plan for coherent, sustainable long-term development or rue the drastic consequences of global climate change, policy practitioners Social Justice Ireland warned at a seminar on Climate Justice and Policy Coherence in February. “Our current consumption behavior cannot be sustained without exceeding the bio-physical limits of the planet,” according to Dara Lynott, Deputy Director-GeneralRead more..

Poverty in Ireland Doubles

The latest CSO figures in Ireland uncover a troubling statistic regarding Ireland’s poor. The figures show that poverty has doubled in Ireland since 2008. One in six children and one in ten people over 65 are at risk of poverty, with 1.4 million people currently experiencing some kind of deprivation, an increase of 128% since 2008.Read more..