# Emissions

Last month
February 2024
'I'm not rejecting science, I'm supporting the economy': DAA boss defends plan to increase flights
Last year
The Explainer: Has the COP28 deal really ended the reign of fossil fuels?
Energy emissions not falling fast enough to stay within carbon budget
No plans for Ireland to commit to further cuts in methane emissions at COP28 - Taoiseach
EU member states reach preliminary agreement on reducing industrial emissions
EU reaches deal to reduce methane gas emissions from energy sector
'This is a matter of basic health': Will Dublin City get congestion charges any time soon?
Emissions of Abu Dhabi oil company owned by COP28 President to increase more than 40% by 2030
€14.58 daily charge introduced for some vehicles as London becomes largest pollution charging area
Cairns accuses Irish Farmers' Association of 'denying reality' in defence of wildlife activist
Ireland at risk of breaking carbon budget limit as emissions fell only 2% last year
Opinion: Deflating SUV tyres is not welcome, but make no mistake - these vehicles are the worst
Human-caused greenhouse gas emissions at 'all-time high'
Ireland to fail on climate targets as lack of policy proves to be a stumbling block
EPA: Ireland needs to 'grasp the nettle' of climate change.
Agriculture accounted for almost 40% of greenhouse gas emissions in 2020
Ex-Audi executive pleads guilty over Volkswagen 'dieselgate' scandal
Used car prices jump by almost 70% - due to pandemic, Brexit and Ukraine - report says
Sale of new electric vehicles jumped 81% in 2022
All time
The Explainer x Noteworthy: Are data centres ramping up Ireland’s emissions?
EU reaches deal on major carbon market reform
Ireland responsible for more emissions globally than national figures show - study
FactCheck: Do emissions from making electric cars mean they are not ‘green’?
CO2 emissions from combustion set to grow only slightly this year despite fears of big jump
New Zealand proposes taxing cow burps as part of plan to tackle climate change
Any sector could be asked to cut emissions further to absorb unallocated reductions - minister
Climate activist: 'As we humans adapt to heatwaves, the quiet death of nature continues'
Greenwashing would be 'worst sin' and 'biggest risk' to Irish agriculture, says Eamon Ryan
Poll: Is a 25% cut in agricultural emissions high enough?
Emissions targets set by government 'problematic', climate watchdog warns
Challenging but achievable: Govt announces 25% emission reduction target for agriculture sector
'We're still working on it': Cabinet ends without agreement on agriculture emissions target
Crunch time for coalition as agriculture emissions divide parties ahead of Cabinet
Agriculture Minister hopes sectoral emissions targets will be agreed by Wednesday
Eamon Ryan says 'we have to do more' as greenhouse gas emissions top pre-pandemic levels
The Environmental Protection Agency report shows an increase in emissions of 4.7% in 2021 compared to 2020, when Covid-19 restrictions were in place.
There was a 17.6% increase in emissions from the energy industries sector, attributable to a tripling of coal and oil use in electricity generation last year.
Agriculture emissions increased by 3% last year, the third year in a row that emissions have risen in the sector.
New grant for people without driveways to access electric vehicle charging
'Impossible' targets would undermine agri-sector's 'green image', McConalogue told Ryan
Minister says it's up to all departments to cut emissions if Ireland is to meet carbon budgets
UK climate chief could quit as Tory leadership candidates waver on net zero by 2050
Significant work remains for EU’s climate goals as progress moves forward on key package
‘Particular concern' over agri sector's plan to cut emissions as key details still missing