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#Greenhouse gas emissions

# greenhouse-gas-emissions - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Ireland completely off course regarding climate change targets, watchdog warns

The Climate Change Advisory Council has called for additional measures to be introduced to help Ireland reduce its emissions.

# greenhouse-gas-emissions - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Ireland 'completely off course' on climate change targets, watchdog warns

Instead of dropping by one million tonnes, greenhouse gas emissions are in increasing by two million tonnes per year.

# greenhouse-gas-emissions - Sunday 15 March, 2015

There are some major holes in Ireland's renewable energy plans

And the country could have to pay penalties worth up to €400 million a year if things do go wrong.

# greenhouse-gas-emissions - 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-emissions - 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-emissions - Friday 8 February, 2013

Draft edition of new climate law to be published next week

Phil Hogan says the draft heads of a Carbon Development Bill should be brought for cabinet approval next Tuesday.

# greenhouse-gas-emissions - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Hogan hits back at claims government doesn't care about climate change

Phil Hogan has been criticised by the opposition over reports that climate change legislation was being shelved.