Irish farmers continue to see annual payments penalised for maintaining biodiversity hotspots despite concerns raised by the State over the climate and biodiversity crises.
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Extent of State support for production and consumption activities revealed by CSO Eoin Burke-Kennedy The Government provided €2.4 billion in subsidies to the fossil fuel industry here in 2018, according
By Conor MacauleyBBC NI Agriculture & Environment Correspondent Owners of some renewable technologies are being paid “excessive” subsidies from people’s electricity bills, according to the NI Audit Office. Wind farms,
8 October 2019: Delivered to the Dáil by the Minister for Finance on Tuesday, October 8, the Budget 2020 includes a new tax based on a vehicle’s nitrogen oxide (NOx)
The Government of Ireland revealed their Climate Action Plan 2019 to tackle Climate Breakdown. The plan consist of 183 actions to support the government’s commitment to a “net zero carbon
The report released by the International Energy Agency recommends Ireland to raise Carbon tax to meet Emissions Goal
On the 15th of April, the International Energy Agency (IEA) published a report praising Ireland’s progress towards the goal of improving energy efficiency by 2030. However, the agency warned that
20.11.2018 – A new computational model developed by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) that factors in economic data, environmental trends and energy consumption, has found carbon tax on fossil
14.11.2018 – As countries negotiate rules for offsetting airline emissions in Montreal, the EU should reserve its right to impose stronger regional policies. Replacing the EU ETS with Carbon Offsetting and
09.11.2018 – According to the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), an EU advisory body, the EU’s next multi-annual budget (2021-2027) should dedicate 40% of spending to the low-carbon economy and