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# climate-action-plan - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

EPA says Ireland greenhouse gas emissions to fall by 3% per year until 2030 (once government targets are met)
# Gas Emission Targets
# Gas Emission Targets

EPA says Ireland greenhouse gas emissions to fall by 3% per year until 2030 (once government targets are met)

Jul 8th 2020, 7:33 AM 8,572 Views 44 Comments

This projection, however, entirely depends on the Climate Action Plan 2019 being implemented in full.

# climate-action-plan - Monday 6 January, 2020

Draft law that aims to ban the sale of fossil fuel cars by 2030 published today
# Climate Action Plan
# Climate Action Plan

Draft law that aims to ban the sale of fossil fuel cars by 2030 published today

Jan 6th 2020, 6:00 AM 20,692 Views 147 Comments

Minister Richard Bruton says today is a ‘hugely important step’ in underpinning measures of the Climate Action Plan.

# climate-action-plan - Monday 30 December, 2019

Mandatory brown bin collections could be introduced under new waste strategy
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Mandatory brown bin collections could be introduced under new waste strategy

Dec 30th 2019, 9:01 AM 46,759 Views 76 Comments

The government will also examine expanding the range of items allowed in the green bin and banning bulky waste from landfill.

# climate-action-plan - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Ramp up in wind energy needed to meet electricity demand from data centres and electric cars, says Varadkar
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Ramp up in wind energy needed to meet electricity demand from data centres and electric cars, says Varadkar

Dec 28th 2019, 7:30 AM 13,246 Views 88 Comments

The amount of electricity generated from renewable sources must rise from 30% to 70% by 2030.

# climate-action-plan - Monday 4 November, 2019

Protesters plan 'bikini & shorts' protest over Taoiseach 'positive' climate change remarks
# Dáil Gates
# Dáil Gates

Protesters plan 'bikini & shorts' protest over Taoiseach 'positive' climate change remarks

Nov 4th 2019, 11:47 AM 42,907 Views 74 Comments

Varadkar said one of the benefits to climate change is warmer winters.

# climate-action-plan - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Reducing cow herd ‘last resort’ in tackling carbon emissions, says Varadkar
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Reducing cow herd ‘last resort’ in tackling carbon emissions, says Varadkar

Oct 31st 2019, 4:00 PM 17,727 Views 64 Comments

The Taoiseach said the way emissions are categorised will have to be changed.

# climate-action-plan - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Bus Éireann conducting feasibility study for potential future move from Broadstone Depot
# Broadstone Depot
# Broadstone Depot

Bus Éireann conducting feasibility study for potential future move from Broadstone Depot

Sep 22nd 2019, 8:15 AM 19,651 Views 17 Comments

The company said it was looking into potential future locations given expected passenger growth.

# climate-action-plan - Saturday 31 August, 2019

'I got into terrible trouble': Shane Ross on that social media speed bump, and why he went electric in the first place
# Electric Cars
# Electric Cars

'I got into terrible trouble': Shane Ross on that social media speed bump, and why he went electric in the first place

Aug 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 54,381 Views 121 Comments

We talked to the transport minister about ministerial cars, BusConnects, and getting on a bike with Eamon Ryan.

# climate-action-plan - Friday 23 August, 2019

Electric car drivers will have to pay for charging with ESB set to announce cost next month
# End Of Free Charging
# End Of Free Charging

Electric car drivers will have to pay for charging with ESB set to announce cost next month

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:58 AM 75,770 Views 198 Comments

Once the price structure is announced next month, there will be a lead-in time of a few weeks before charging kicks in.

# climate-action-plan - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Increase in electric car take-up 'could pose a substantial risk to stability of the State’s finances'
# Fuel Tax
# Fuel Tax

Increase in electric car take-up 'could pose a substantial risk to stability of the State’s finances'

Aug 15th 2019, 4:53 PM 35,423 Views 118 Comments

A schedule of declining supports to buy electric cars should be considered, states department review.

# climate-action-plan - Sunday 23 June, 2019

The perks, the costs and the end of free charging?: Here's what you need to know about switching to an electric car
# Petrol Versus Ev
# Petrol Versus Ev

The perks, the costs and the end of free charging?: Here's what you need to know about switching to an electric car

Jun 23rd 2019, 7:45 AM 59,438 Views 155 Comments

By 2030, it wants one million electric cars on Irish roads. It’s a big ask.

# climate-action-plan - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Free public transport ruled out despite Dublin being 'the slowest city centre in Europe'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Free public transport ruled out despite Dublin being 'the slowest city centre in Europe'

Jun 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 28,382 Views 94 Comments

Luxembourg rolled out free public transport last year.

# climate-action-plan - Monday 17 June, 2019

'No decisions made' as to how Ireland will quadruple its carbon tax by 2030
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

'No decisions made' as to how Ireland will quadruple its carbon tax by 2030

Jun 17th 2019, 7:30 PM 16,028 Views 90 Comments

The government’s Climate Action Plan did not give any detailed timeline of the changes to the carbon tax.

# climate-action-plan - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Homeowners to pay back cost of house retrofits through their energy bills over 10 to 20 years
# Climate Action Plan
# Climate Action Plan

Homeowners to pay back cost of house retrofits through their energy bills over 10 to 20 years

May 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 37,077 Views 111 Comments

The initiative is contained in the new Climate Action Plan which will be published in a couple of weeks.

# climate-action-plan - Monday 20 May, 2019

Ministers to order State bodies to decarbonise under new Climate Action Plan
# Recycling
# Recycling

Ministers to order State bodies to decarbonise under new Climate Action Plan

May 20th 2019, 9:00 PM 10,031 Views 49 Comments

Public agencies will have to reduce food waste, promote water conservation, and roll out recycling practices.