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# greenhouse-gas - Monday 30 October, 2017

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have hit a record high

The UN has warned that urgent action is required to cut emissions.

# greenhouse-gas - Monday 18 September, 2017

Diesel emissions may be responsible for 5,000 deaths in Europe every year

Researchers say almost half of those deaths could be preventable.

# greenhouse-gas - Friday 23 December, 2016

Bord na Móna power plant to remain open despite environmental concerns

Hundreds of jobs are safe, but concerns have been raised about the environmental impact of the Co Offaly plant.

# greenhouse-gas - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Ireland is still doing badly when it comes to greenhouse gases

Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions were at a four-year high in 2015.

# greenhouse-gas - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Opinion: Deforestation isn't just changing our climate, it could be destroying life-saving medicines

The impact on the local biodiversity in the deforested areas is detrimental and potentially irreversible.

# greenhouse-gas - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Column: Will fracking be added to our energy mix? Ireland has questions to answer first

Until we have an honest discussion about the limited number of energy choices available – and the risks and rewards of each – we will remain entirely at the mercy of global forces, writes Alice Whittaker.

# greenhouse-gas - Monday 20 January, 2014

Column: We ignore the environment at our peril

In this century, climate change and the quality of our environment will be the central issue demanding a global response, writes Tom Healy.

# greenhouse-gas - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Risk that Ireland won't meet its EU emissions targets

The EPA said that Ireland is at risk of not meeting targets that it is supposed to meet by 2020.

# greenhouse-gas - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Shortfall in greenhouse gas emissions target may cost Ireland €300m

Six countries – including Ireland – are not on track to cut emissions as required under EU law: the cost of compliance will be great.

# greenhouse-gas - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Ireland to breach EU targets for CO2 emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency’s latest projections show that while Ireland will comply with its Kyoto obligations, it is expected to breach its annual obligations under the EU 2020 target.

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