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HOW THE STATE CAN MAKE IRELAND A LEADER IN TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE

The Citizens’ Assembly has concluded its consideration of the topic ‘How the State can make Ireland a leader in tackling Climate Change’ and as outlined in the terms of reference establishing the Assembly, the members made recommendations that will now

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RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOW THE STATE CAN MAKE IRELAND A LEADER IN TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE

The Citizens’ Assembly (the Assembly) will meet at the Grand Hotel Malahide this weekend, Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th of November, to make recommendations on the topic ‘How the State can make Ireland a leader in Climate Change’.  As part

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EnerNOC Celebrates Opening of New European Headquarters

EnerNOC Celebrates Opening of New European Headquarters and Global Network Operations Centre in Dublin, Ireland BOSTON, MA and DUBLIN, IRELAND, October 26, 2017 – EnerNOC, Inc., an Enel Group company, today celebrated the opening of its new European headquarters and

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World leading research for industry showcased at Tyndall Technology Days 2017

Wednesday, 25 October, 2017: Up to 300 delegates and speakers from some of the world’s most innovative companies, as well as researchers and scientists at the cutting edge of new technologies attended Tyndall Technology Days 2017, Tyndall National Institute’s annual

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Cork County Council launches international start-up competition for Life Sciences

Cork County Council launches international start-up competition for Life Sciences, Medical Technology and Digital Health Companies.  Cork County Council, endorsed by Enterprise Ireland and Health Innovation Hub Ireland, has today unveiled its ground-breaking partnership with MassChallenge TM, the world’s largest

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NEW STUDY FINDS NATURE IS VITAL TO BEATING CLIMATE CHANGE

Washington DC, USA and London, UK, 16 October 2017 – Better stewardship of the land could have a bigger role in fighting climate change than previously thought, according to the most comprehensive assessment to date of how greenhouse gas emissions

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Minister Launches €6.7 million Climate Change Research Initiative Led by University College Dublin

Seán Kyne TD, Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, today officially launched the 5-year Acclimatize project (www.acclimatize.eu/), a new €6.7 million climate change research initiative, with Professor Andrew J. Deeks, President, University College Dublin (UCD).

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Budget 2018 – Modest progress but lacking strategy and ambition

Social Justice Ireland publishes Budget 2018 Analysis and Response Budget 2018 sees modest improvements for some but fails to get to grips with the scale of the crises needing to be addressed. Many Irish people today are facing grave and

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Budget completely fails to deliver Taosieach’s “new ambition on climate change”

If policy reviews and consultations reduced emissions Ireland would be a world leader in climate action Friends of the Earth has described the Budget as a “complete failure” on climate change. Commenting, Oisin Coghlan, Friends of the Earth Director, said

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STAYING THE COURSE: COCA-COLA HBC IS GLOBAL BEVERAGE INDUSTRY LEADER IN THE DOW JONES SUSTAINABILITY INDICES (DJSI) FOR A FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

In 2016 the local business achieved: ZERO WASTE TO LANDFILL 16M MJ SAVED IN ENERGY 26.7MILLION LITRES OF WATER SAVED 183 VEHICLES REPLACED WITH ENERGY EFFICIENT MODELS 27th September 2017 – Coca-Cola HBC, a leading bottler of The Coca-Cola Company,

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