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#Greenhouse Gases

# greenhouse-gases - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Ireland misses greenhouse gas emissions targets with Status Red snowfalls putting pressure on home heating

The EPA says there are challenges in dealing with extreme weather events in a sustainable way.

# greenhouse-gases - Sunday 14 January, 2018

India's capital is polluted with smog... but these Delhi offices have air as fresh as the Swiss Alps

The Paharpur Business Centre has more than 7,000 plants pumping fresh air into its offices.

# greenhouse-gases - Monday 27 November, 2017

Ireland needs to 'get serious' about reducing emissions after 3.5% rise in 2016

Ireland is trying to reduce its emissions in order to comply with EU regulations and avoid a hefty €75 million fine in 2020.

# greenhouse-gases - Saturday 16 April, 2016

London's 80-storey wooden skyscraper could solve a major architectural problem

The use of timber as a building material has a number of benefits over steel and concrete, according to Cambridge University.

# greenhouse-gases - Friday 24 October, 2014

Ireland (and our cows) seem happy with a new agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions

EU leaders have agreed to cut emissions by 40 per cent on 1990 levels at a summit in Brussels overnight.

# greenhouse-gases - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Our cows are emitting so much gas that Ireland is looking for help from the EU

The agriculture sector is looking for special treatment on new greenhouse gas targets.

# greenhouse-gases - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Irish industries produced fewer greenhouse gases than ever last year

The drop equated to a seven per cent reduction in the level of harmful gases spewed into the air.

# greenhouse-gases - Sunday 13 April, 2014

"There is no plan B": EU targets major carbon emitters to reduce emissions

It comes as the IPCC publishes its latest report on climate change.

# greenhouse-gases - Friday 10 May, 2013

Carbon dioxide levels reach historic high - US monitors

The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has broken above 400 parts per million for the first time in human history.

# greenhouse-gases - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

# greenhouse-gases - 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-gases - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Transport pollution falls by 10 per cent in recession

Ireland’s overall greenhouse gas emissions fell by one per cent in 2010, meaning we are on track to meet our Kyoto targets.

# greenhouse-gases - Sunday 10 July, 2011

Australia to tax the nation's worst polluters Environment This post contains videos

Australia to tax the nation's worst polluters

Australia aims to reduce carbon pollution by 160 million tons by 2020 with the tax – but the opposition says the move is simply “socialism masquerading as environmentalism”.

# greenhouse-gases - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Australia may slaughter its wild camels to fight climate change

The animals, who each belch out the equivalent of a transatlantic flight in emissions every year, are one of the country’s biggest sources of greenhouse gases.

# greenhouse-gases - Monday 30 May, 2011

IEA estimates make 2010 carbon emissions 'the highest in history'

The surprising increase in emissions – growing at their fastest-ever rate – puts temperature goals almost out of reach.

# greenhouse-gases - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Methane released by livestock could be reduced by new diet

Researchers believe that tweaks to the diet of livestock could significantly reduce the levels of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere.

# greenhouse-gases - Friday 22 October, 2010

The end of Apocalypse Cow?

Ireland records first drop in greenhouse gases in 20 years as new study says: It’s not all the fault of cows breaking wind.

# greenhouse-gases - Thursday 16 September, 2010

We're still the second richest in the EU

How did that happen? A new CSO report puts our relative wealth in second spot, despite the massive fall in GDP.