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COVID-19 green recovery should account for local variations in air quality

New analysis finds the cost of damage caused by poor air quality means pathways to Net Zero may differ significantly between areas across the UK – with faster decarbonisation in cities needed, particularly in the shift to Electric Vehicles and public

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SEAI AWARD IRISH RESEARCHERS €1 MILLION THROUGH COLLABORATIVE EUROPEAN RESEARCH INITIATIVES

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has recently awarded €1 million to Irish companies and research institutions to carry out innovative energy research projects in the areas of smart energy systems and offshore renewable energy.  Funding for Irish participants

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Yanmar Develops Hydrogen Fuel Cell System for Maritime Applications

Osaka, Japan (June 4, 2020) – Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd. and its subsidiary Yanmar Power Technology Co., Ltd. have announced the development of a hydrogen fuel cell system for maritime applications based on fuel cell technology for automobiles, as part

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Reducing the national herd not the solution to Ireland’s climate challenge

Agriculture accounts for 33% of Irish emissions and rising, but simply reducing the national herd is not the solution, and a new way of measuring emissions could have a profound impact on how the world views Ireland and our agriculture

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Benign impact of Covid-19 on air quality and carbon emissions

The world is in a dark place, gripped by a pandemic that could rage for months and take countless lives. But it has led to an astonishing fall in air pollution in the most heavily populated parts of the planet.

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REDUCTION IN OVERALL CARBON EMISSIONS BUT TRANSPORT AND HOME HEATING INCREASES PUT IRELAND WELL OFF TARGET ACCORDING TO SEAI

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) today published its Energy- Related CO2 Emissions in Ireland report. The report shows that energy-related CO2 emissions declined slightly in 2018, even as energy use increased. This was due to changes in the

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Public Sector saves €1.3 billion on energy spend

Public bodies have made €1.3 billion in energy savings and avoided 4.6 million tonnes of CO2 emissions since 2009 according to latest analysis by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).  The Annual Report 2019 on Public Sector Energy Efficiency

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DUBLIN HOSTS MAJOR ‘CLIMATE BRAVE’ CONFERENCE

Dublin will today (Feb 17th) become the first Irish city to sign a commitment to meet WHO air quality guideline values by 2030. In a rare joint pledge, the Deputy Lord Mayor of Dublin and the Mayors/Cathaoirligh of the other

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Munich Airport earns new Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) certification

Munich Airport earns new Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) certification MUC pushing ahead with decarbonization efforts Airport cuts CO2 emissions per passenger by 35 percent New certification honors airport’s ongoing emission reduction initiatives Airport aiming for 100% decarbonization by 2050   Munich

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Ten-fold investment in energy efficiency needed if we’re to meet 2030 climate targets, experts say

Three Counties Energy Agency (3cea) launches Energy Transition Strategy and bids to produce surplus green energy by 2030   A ten-fold increase in investment in energy efficiency and a commitment to grant aid all eligible projects in 2020 is required

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