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# Greenhouse gas emissions

Last week
11th February 2024 - 24th February 2024
Recovering heat from shower water and 3D printed homes: the future of house building in Ireland
Last year
2023
Irish environmental group takes legal action against Government over climate plan
Ireland at risk of breaking carbon budget limit as emissions fell only 2% last year
Agriculture accounted for almost 40% of greenhouse gas emissions in 2020
Public consultation launched on long-term strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions
All time
Eamon Ryan says 'we have to do more' as greenhouse gas emissions top pre-pandemic levels
The Environmental Protection Agency report shows an increase in emissions of 4.7% in 2021 compared to 2020, when Covid-19 restrictions were in place.
There was a 17.6% increase in emissions from the energy industries sector, attributable to a tripling of coal and oil use in electricity generation last year.
Agriculture emissions increased by 3% last year, the third year in a row that emissions have risen in the sector.
Emissions limits for sectors due to be signed off before Dáil summer recess
Two Irish companies accounted for 7.5% of emissions from EU beef sector in 2018
Legislation to mandate companies to report emissions moves forward in the Seanad
Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions fell less during the pandemic than in the previous year
Ireland completely off course regarding climate change targets, watchdog warns
Ireland 'completely off course' on climate change targets, watchdog warns
There are some major holes in Ireland's renewable energy plans
Opinion: Deforestation isn't just changing our climate, it could be destroying life-saving medicines
Column: We ignore the environment at our peril
Draft edition of new climate law to be published next week
Hogan hits back at claims government doesn't care about climate change