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Slurry is future of energy here, say ministers

The Government is now pushing to roll out a new national network to harness power from agricultural waste as the country comes under pressure to reduce its carbon emissions. A recent report from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland highlights

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Biogas ‘overlooked’ compared to other renewable energies

Calls are mounting for a biogas industry to be rolled out nationwide in a bid to bolster farm incomes and reduce Ireland’s agricultural carbon footprint. Tonight (Thursday, December 13) on episode 15 of FarmLand, Sean Finan, the CEO of the Irish

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HERU hailed as the new hero in the fight against plastics pollution and global warming

A major weapon in the worldwide campaign against plastics pollution and global warming, HERU, has proven to be the ultimate cleaner environment warrior, a new independent scrutiny report has revealed.  The HERU, which is backed by major boiler manufacturer BAXI, is the least impactful option in contributing

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Climate talks end with baby steps when we need a giant leap

Communities and campaigners now leading the transformation as “leaders” trail The COP24 climate summit came to an end this weekend, and it is clear that governments have failed to adequately respond to the catastrophic impacts of climate change that were

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Volkswagen: Nothing but electric from 2026 onwards

VW pledges that its last internal combustion engine will be launched in 2026, as VW Ireland announces a BIK-special electric Golf 2026 is just eight years away – think of it as just two world cups. By that stage the

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Government Announces First Successful projects under Round One of €500 million Climate Action Fund

7 major climate change projects to share €77 million government funding, leveraging a total investment of €300 million in round one of the scheme   Potential to reduce annual emissions by over 200 thousand tonnes of carbon as a result

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European Commission calls for a climate neutral Europe by 2050

Today the European Commission adopted a strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy by 2050 – A Clean Planet for all. The strategy shows how Europe can lead the way to climate neutrality by investing

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Gove shows renewed commitment to environment brief

Michael Gove delivered a detailed and passionate lecture tonight on the UK Government’s commitment to tackling climate change. Asked about his commitment to the brief he said, “half an hour is now a long time in politics… but I am

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Better Genetics boost to Carbon Reduction in Dairy Beef

Initial results from trials on ABP’s Research and Development Farm have indicated the potential for a 13% carbon reduction through the use of improved genetics in beef animals from the dairy herd. The findings were announced to an influential international

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Ireland’s plan for electric vehicles will reduce emissions, but may come at a cost

The level of emissions coming from Ireland’s transport sector are undeniably high, which is of particular concern when considering the country’s commitment to a future with lower levels of greenhouse gases, ratified by the 2015 Paris Agreement. The long-term solution

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