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# Fossil Fuels

Last year
2023
Opinion: We can't roll our eyes at oil states at COP while missing our own climate targets
The Explainer: Has the COP28 deal really ended the reign of fossil fuels?
Farmer: 'We're in danger of becoming the climate scapegoats for fossil fuel interests'
Azerbaijan to host next year's COP summit, says minister
UK to grant new oil and gas licences in North Sea annually despite climate change
Emissions of Abu Dhabi oil company owned by COP28 President to increase more than 40% by 2030
Ex-UN climate chief has 'lost patience' with fossil fuel industry
Climate activists hold demonstration in Dublin ahead of UN sustainability talks
Irishman Bernard Looney resigns from BP over disclosures about past relationships with colleagues
€5.7 billion in fossil fuel business being funnelled through Ireland to the Global South
Greenpeace activists arrested after draping Rishi Sunak's mansion in oil-black fabric
Irish climate activist: How my Just Stop Oil arrest gives me hope for the future
Nothing is certain with Barryroe as saga of oil field drags on
Global negotiators take key step towards landmark treaty to end plastic waste
Climate protesters sprayed with tear gas at TotalEnergies shareholder meeting in Paris
Climate change protesters delay Shell AGM for over an hour trying to storm stage
Oil giant Saudi Aramco reports €29 billion profit in first quarter of year
Automatic pension scheme should not invest in fossil fuels, Government told
Oil giant BP faces shareholder backlash over U-turn on climate promises
EU moves closer to banning new fossil-fuel cars after striking deal with Germany
John Gibbons: Shell made record profits as the planet burns - welcome to the toxic oil industry
Eamon Ryan 'absolutely supports' Greta Thunberg and protesters against German mine expansion
Unpublished pensions report shows roll back on Climate Action Plan measure
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‘Heads must roll’: Industry and experts argue energy crisis of ‘our own making’
'Sustainable' investment funds in Ireland hold over $3 billion in fossil fuels
Human health ‘at the mercy of fossil fuels’, report warns
UN chief slams 'immoral', 'excessive' profits of oil and gas companies amid energy crisis
EU Parliament votes down objection to divisive 'sustainable' label for nuclear and gas
Telling people to tighten their belts shows Govt is 'out of touch' on cost of living, says SF
Taoiseach warns of ‘rocky’ times ahead after EU bans most Russian oil and gas
Energy consumption and emissions make post-pandemic jump
Climate protesters arrested in Scotland over blockading of oil terminal
Backbenchers tell Eamon Ryan that turf sale restrictions is putting Govt stability in jeopardy
Dáil turf wars: Eamon Ryan seeks to unite coalition against Sinn Féin motion
Explainer: Why is Vladimir Putin demanding that Europe pays for Russian gas in roubles?
'We have energy security issues': EU's battle to cut Russian gas, quit fossil fuels, and protect supply
EU moves to significantly cut imports of Russian fossil fuels as MEPs eye alternatives
'Neglected': Why Ireland is the worst country in the EU at using renewables to make heat energy
Debunked: No, this photo doesn't show a COP26 electric bus being towed by a diesel truck
The photo was shared widely online as proof that electric buses at COP26 were not reliable.
However, the bus in the photograph is actually a hydrogen fuel bus and was never used in Glasgow, writes Brianna Parkins
Ireland joins group of countries working to phase out oil and gas exploration