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# greenhouse-gas - Friday 29 January, 2021

Covid-19 drives biggest drop in Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions since global financial crisis
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Covid-19 drives biggest drop in Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions since global financial crisis

Jan 29th 2021, 6:00 AM 12,388 Views 16 Comments

The country’s emissions fell by almost 6% last year.

# greenhouse-gas - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Greenhouse gas emissions from Irish power generation and industrial companies fell by 8.7% last year
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Greenhouse gas emissions from Irish power generation and industrial companies fell by 8.7% last year

Apr 22nd 2020, 1:52 PM 10,004 Views 22 Comments

Aviation emissions from flights within the European Economic Area to Ireland rose by 2.8%.

# greenhouse-gas - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Thousands of kilos of potent greenhouse gas leaked from an ESB station. The EPA wasn't told
# Emissions
# Emissions

Thousands of kilos of potent greenhouse gas leaked from an ESB station. The EPA wasn't told

Nov 12th 2019, 6:10 AM 25,821 Views 28 Comments

SF6 is a greenhouse gas with a global warming potential 23,000 times that of carbon dioxide.

# greenhouse-gas - Monday 30 October, 2017

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have hit a record high
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have hit a record high

Oct 30th 2017, 5:30 PM 14,330 Views 80 Comments

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
# Pollution
# Pollution

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

Sep 18th 2017, 10:49 AM 12,511 Views 57 Comments

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
# Jobs Saved
# Jobs Saved

Bord na Móna power plant to remain open despite environmental concerns

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:03 PM 9,969 Views 33 Comments

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
# Dirty Air
# Dirty Air

Ireland is still doing badly when it comes to greenhouse gases

Apr 19th 2016, 3:40 PM 8,967 Views 45 Comments

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
# Rainforest
# Rainforest

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

Sep 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 3,248 Views 15 Comments

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
# Column
# Column

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

Mar 29th 2014, 12:00 PM 190 Views 74 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We ignore the environment at our peril

Jan 20th 2014, 7:30 PM 47 Views 98 Comments

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
# Environment
# Environment

Risk that Ireland won't meet its EU emissions targets

Apr 25th 2013, 11:10 AM 6,031 Views 42 Comments

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
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

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

Mar 5th 2013, 6:50 AM 4,986 Views 26 Comments

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
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Ireland to breach EU targets for CO2 emissions

Apr 17th 2012, 9:48 AM 3,425 Views 21 Comments

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.