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  • Published: Dec 31st, 2010
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Greens foiled on carbon ‘security clause’

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Green Party attempts to allow ministers to be taken to court for failing to reduce carbon emissions were shot down by the Government’s legal adviser.

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  • Published: Jul 31st, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Irish green IT scheme cuts carbon

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A scheme allowing Irish businesses to green their information technology and get the money back through tax breaks has seen one firm reduce costs by 30%.

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  • Published: Jun 1st, 2010
  • Category: UK
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No plans to cut livestock numbers to meet State’s carbon emission target

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THE GOVERNMENT has ruled out cutting Irish livestock numbers to reduce carbon emissions. Minister of State for Agriculture SeÃ

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  • Published: May 10th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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View: Carbon tax is an expensive fraud

AS Eamon Gilmore and others lambaste the Government for not giving adequate protection to those most at risk due to the inception of the carbon tax, why do our elected representatives still refuse to ask the real questions? Why are they not asking what is the justification of a carbon tax?

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  • Published: May 9th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Energy Minister to introduce Carbon Windfall Levy

Energy Minister Eamon Ryan today announced that he will shortly be introducing a Carbon Windfall Levy on electricity generators.

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  • Published: May 5th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Opinion: New carbon tax should be scrapped on farm diesel says Bryan

Kilkenny man John Bryan has called on the Government to abandon the green carbon tax on farm diesel, which comes into effect next weekend. The IFA believes that the introduction of the new tax will reduce farm incomes by two per cent.

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  • Published: Apr 24th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Heated exchanges as Ó Cuív criticised over carbon levy

THERE WERE heated exchanges in the Dáil between Minister for Social Protection Eamon Ó Cuív and Labour spokeswoman Róisín Shortall about allowances for those at risk of fuel poverty when a carbon levy is introduced on May 1st.

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  • Published: Mar 1st, 2010
  • Category: UK
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IFA: Carbon tax to cost rural Ireland millions

It said that “Strive”, the Environmental Protection Agency/Economic and Social Research Institute report published last week, shows the impact of the tax varies from

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  • Published: Feb 1st, 2010
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Ireland may have surplus carbon credits, says Gormley

IRELAND MAY have purchased more carbon credits than necessary to meet the countrys Kyoto targets for greenhouse gas emissions, Minister for the Environment John Gormley has said.

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  • Published: Jan 27th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Ireland may have surplus carbon credits, says Gormley

IRELAND MAY have purchased more carbon credits than necessary to meet the countrys Kyoto targets for greenhouse gas emissions, Minister for the Environment John Gormley has said.

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  • Published: Jan 21st, 2010
  • Category: UK
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An Post Commited to Carbon Reduction

Irish postal operator, An Post, has confirmed its commitment to a 20% carbon cut and 100% Renewable Electricityby 2020.

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  • Published: Jan 18th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Dairy farmers fury at carbon tax

The Irish Dairy Industries Association has attacked plans for a carbon tax as ‘uncompetitive’ while claiming to support the drive for a low carbon economy.

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  • Published: Dec 22nd, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Republic of Ireland Government announces Carbon Tax

This week’s Irish Budget saw the introduction of a carbon tax, which will apply to all carbon fuels sold and consumed in the Republic of Ireland, including heating oil, LPG, mains gas and solid fuel.

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  • Published: Nov 18th, 2009
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Carbon tax may cause fuel smuggling

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CARBON TAX on domestic solid fuel could open up a huge price difference between the Republic and Northern Ireland, leading to widespread smuggling of illegal high-sulphur coal across the Border, according to lobby group the Solid Fuel Trade Group.

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  • Published: Nov 2nd, 2009
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Employers call for jobs stimulus package and carbon tax deferral

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CARBON TAX should be postponed, excise duties on alcohol cut and an

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No point in waiting until 11th hour to adopt ‘Green New Deal’

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OPINION: A carbon tax is only one element in a push towards sustainable and green development, writes FRANK J CONVERY
IN COLM McCarthys critique of Comhar Sustainable Development Councils Towards a Green New Deal for Ireland (Opinion and Analysis, October 9th), he supports the view of climate change boffin Bill Nordhaus, that

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  • Published: Sep 25th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Business leaders urge Taoiseach to support low-carbon economy

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TAOISEACH BRIAN Cowen has been told by some of Irelands business leaders that the Government needs to prepare strong legislation on climate change, based on the latest scientific evidence.

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  • Published: Sep 12th, 2009
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Carbon tax will be effective, but selling it is the problem

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IRELAND pioneered the plastic bag tax. Before the levy was introduced in 2002, economic studies predicted it would reduce plastic bag consumption by about 30pc.

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  • Published: Jul 23rd, 2009
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Carbon tax won’t change anything

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It is time for people to sit up and take note of what the Greens in Government are proposing.
They want us to cough up for an additional carbon tax on top of the existing punitive excise duties and tax we are already paying — which are among the highest in Europe and the world.

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  • Published: Jul 22nd, 2009
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Crokers carbon plans not sound

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IN May this year Croke Park announced that it was one of the first carbon neutral’ stadiums in the world.

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Ireland may have spent

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  • Published: Mar 9th, 2009
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Ireland could become carbon trading hub

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A new report suggests Ireland has the capacity to become a global financial hub for carbon trading.

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