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Irish PM Boasts of Blocking Windfarm for Donald Trump

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Ireland’s Climate Minister Just Approved a New Offshore Oil Project

Ireland’s first minister for Climate Action, Denis Naughten, quietly signed off this month on the Druid/Drombeg exploration field off Ireland’s west coast which is...

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