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This year
# Transport
Sale of new electric vehicles jumped 81% in 2022
15,262 new electric cars were licenced in 2022 compared to 8,554 in 2021.
All time
# Climate Change
Community-owned wind power and electric cars: How the Aran Islands want to go green
The islands are aiming to become “energy independent” by 2022.
# Clean Energy
No nukes are good nukes: former Japanese PM's advice to Ireland
Ex-PM Naoto Kan says nuclear power should be consigned to the history books after Fukushima disaster.
Opinion: A green lifestyle is a nice but trivial gesture – we must focus on nuclear fusion
Is nuclear fusion the answer to the world energy crisis? It might be the only future hope to power our planet.
# Wind at their backs
How students, farmers and priests are powering 3,500 homes
A community-owned windfarm in Tipperary can generate enough power to supply Nenagh with electricity.