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# carbon-emissions - Monday 21 September, 2020

Richest 1% of world's population 'responsible for more than double the carbon pollution of poorest half'

In Ireland, the richest 10% of the population emits nearly the same emissions as the bottom 50%.

# carbon-emissions - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Green TD who helped negotiate programme for government says she can't fully endorse it Neasa Hourigan This post contains videos

Green TD who helped negotiate programme for government says she can't fully endorse it

Neasa Hourigan said reducing carbon emissions will likely be back-loaded, and the deal doesn’t do enough in terms of housing.

# carbon-emissions - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Green Party outline 17 demands for entering a coalition with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael

The party wants a reduction in carbon emissions and more spending on cycling.

# carbon-emissions - Friday 7 February, 2020

FactCheck: Is Ireland responsible for just 0.000012% of the world's carbon emissions?

Reducing CO2 emissions is seen as key to resolving the climate crisis – but how much carbon does Ireland produce?

# carbon-emissions - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Prince Charles criticised for taking private helicopter to make speech on lowering aircraft emissions

The royal flew 126 miles to speak to scientists about lowering aircraft emissions.

# carbon-emissions - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Government departments now 'carbon taxed' on air travel

The tax will be paid into the government’s Climate Action Fund every year.

# carbon-emissions - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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

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

# carbon-emissions - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Ireland set to miss greenhouse emissions targets unless action taken, EPA warns

New policies are needed if Ireland is to meet carbon emissions targets, the EPA has said.

# carbon-emissions - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Ryanair claims to be 'greenest' airline following appearance on list of worst carbon polluters in Europe

The airline emitted 9.9 million tonnes of carbon dioxide last year.

# carbon-emissions - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Tesco drew down €3m from government fund to 'go green' with its lighting systems

The fund, which is used to help reduce emissions, has been repaid in total by Tesco Ireland.

# carbon-emissions - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Take a look inside Taiwan's environmentally-friendly twisting tower

Trees and plants outside the building will absorb 130 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year.

# carbon-emissions - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Why Ireland won't be turning to nuclear energy anytime soon Up Our Game This post contains videos

Why Ireland won't be turning to nuclear energy anytime soon

Alex White talked energy and climate change with yesterday.

# carbon-emissions - Thursday 30 October, 2014

ESB wants its government owners to axe wind and solar power support

Targets and backing for the renewable-energy sources should end after 2020, the state supplier says.

# carbon-emissions - Monday 2 June, 2014

Obama wants to cut carbon emissions from power plants by 30% - not everyone agrees

Cuts are politically sensitive as coal, among the dirtiest energy sources, remains a major US industry.

# carbon-emissions - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries

Cutting costly emissions from thousands of public buildings would help the environment and save Ireland €200m a year – without requiring a single job loss.

# carbon-emissions - 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.

# carbon-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.

# carbon-emissions - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Budget 2013: Motor tax costs rise by up to 25 per cent

Triskaidekaphobia wins: from next year there’ll be two batches of registration plates. Say hello to ’131′ and ’132′.

# carbon-emissions - Monday 26 November, 2012

Doha talks hope to agree follow-up to Kyoto emissions deal

The Kyoto protocol – the only binding international deal on emissions – begins to expire this year, with no successor in place.

# carbon-emissions - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

China offers terms for legally binding climate deal

China has reportedly offered a package of conditions which it wants fulfilled – but opens the door for a deal on carbon emissions.

# carbon-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.

# carbon-emissions - 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.

# carbon-emissions - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Men worse for the planet's environment than women Gender Bias

Men worse for the planet's environment than women

Research in Europe finds that women emit less carbon than men, making them the greener sex.