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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# carbon footprint

This year
Lego ditches plan to make bricks out of recycled bottles as it 'wouldn't reduce emissions'
Lego hoped recycled plastic could replace crude oil-based acrylonitrile butadiene styrene
All time
Facebook flags Irish gas suppliers for running carbon footprint ads without disclaimers
A report by
Lauren Boland
Ads that encouraged carbon footprint reduction did not carry a disclaimer that Facebook requires for ads about social issues.
Facebook has flagged advertisements from three Irish gas suppliers for not including a particular disclaimer, Lauren Boland reports.
Energia, Electric Ireland and Calor Ireland have run ads that encourage people to reduce their carbon footprint by becoming a customer.
Climate campaigners are calling for an EU-wide ban on fossil fuel advertising, which an Irish MEP says they would support.
'This can't just be politics as usual': What are the EU's main climate goals?
Carbon tax, transport investment: The main climate measures at the centre of today's Budget
World's richest man Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to help fight climate change
The online retailer Amazon that Bezos runs has an enormous carbon footprint.
Poll: Are you trying to reduce your carbon footprint?
Leo Varadkar is eating less meat to reduce his carbon footprint, but Mícheál Martin said yesterday that he’s walking “a lot”.
What has the Taoiseach done to reduce his carbon footprint? He's eating less meat
Varadkar says lessons must be learned from water charges stating that cross-party buy-in for carbon taxes is needed.
Three counties create 'energy-efficient zone' to attract jobs
Houses, GAA clubs and other buildings are being retrofitted with energy-saving materials.
Meet the former accountant who dumpster dives and lives in New York City on $5,000 a year
She even manages to make it along to the opera occasionally.
Watch out for dangerous carbon monoxide in your home
The deadly gas can build up in the home, and can’t be detected by our senses.
Noisy flights are about to get a lot less noisy
Irish researchers are leading the way on this one.
Meteorologist vows to never fly again after climate change report
Would you think about reducing your carbon footprint after last Friday’s report on human impact on climate change?