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#Greenhouse Gases

# greenhouse-gases - Friday 24 April, 2020

Varadkar hopes the Green Party will soon decide to enter into formal talks on government formation
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

Varadkar hopes the Green Party will soon decide to enter into formal talks on government formation

Updated Apr 24th 2020, 5:00 PM 21,275 Views 125 Comments

Roscommon TD Denis Naughten has been critical of some of the Green Party’s environmental policies.

# greenhouse-gases - Thursday 24 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 24th 2019, 7:47 AM 35,616 Views 91 Comments

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
# India
# India

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

Jan 14th 2018, 3:30 PM 21,091 Views 12 Comments

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
# Greenhouse Gases
# Greenhouse Gases

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

Nov 27th 2017, 6:16 PM 13,252 Views 182 Comments

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
# Oakwood Tower
# Oakwood Tower

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

Apr 16th 2016, 6:00 PM 34,359 Views 51 Comments

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 Summit
# EU Summit

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

Oct 24th 2014, 11:05 AM 23,477 Views 98 Comments

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
# Cattle
# Cattle

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

Oct 23rd 2014, 8:53 AM 12,475 Views 52 Comments

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
# Less Hot Air
# Less Hot Air

Irish industries produced fewer greenhouse gases than ever last year

May 8th 2014, 3:25 PM 5,123 Views 28 Comments

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
# IPCC
# IPCC

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

Apr 13th 2014, 5:15 PM 5,780 Views 140 Comments

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
# Greenhouse Gases
# Greenhouse Gases

Carbon dioxide levels reach historic high - US monitors

May 10th 2013, 7:26 PM 5,530 Views 41 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Mar 5th 2013, 8:40 AM 7,734 Views 4 Comments

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
# Climate Policy
# Climate Policy

Draft edition of new climate law to be published next week

Feb 8th 2013, 3:32 PM 2,610 Views 27 Comments

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
# Pollution
# Pollution

Transport pollution falls by 10 per cent in recession

Nov 10th 2011, 8:48 AM 362 Views 8 Comments

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
# Environment

Australia to tax the nation's worst polluters

Jul 10th 2011, 10:37 AM 415 Views 8 Comments

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
# Got The Hump
# Got The Hump

Australia may slaughter its wild camels to fight climate change

Jun 9th 2011, 3:29 PM 1,443 Views 26 Comments

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'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

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

May 30th 2011, 1:29 PM 395 Views 0 Comments

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
# Environment
# Environment

Methane released by livestock could be reduced by new diet

Mar 30th 2011, 3:36 PM 605 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Environment
# Environment

The end of Apocalypse Cow?

Oct 22nd 2010, 12:11 PM 431 Views 0 Comments

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
# Stats
# Stats

We're still the second richest in the EU

Sep 16th 2010, 5:03 PM 318 Views 0 Comments

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