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Prime minister Narendra Modi has big plans for palm oil cultivation in northeastern India. But the experience of farmers in Mizoram state does not...

A US coal-state senator makes losers of us all – Climate Weekly

Sign up to get our weekly newsletter straight to your inbox, plus breaking news, investigations and extra bulletins from key events The post A US coal-state...

US climate credibility in doubt as legislative wrangles go down to the wire

Ten days before Cop26 climate talks, president Joe Biden's climate policies are being blocked by coal state senator Joe Manchin, weakening his hand internationally The...

Ireland to be a key backer of fund to protect environmental defenders

21 October 2021  Ireland will be a key financial backer in a fund to protect environmental defenders, the Minister for the Environment has announced.  Over the...

Current marine planning Bill threat to offshore renewables, eNGOs warn

21 October 2021  Ireland is headed towards substantial obstacles for renewable energy if it does not immediately change course on marine planning, according to environmental...

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Emerging economies slam Cop26 net zero push as ‘anti-equity’

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We don’t have time to dismiss carbon markets as a climate solution

Concerns carbon markets could become a new form of colonialism are not unfounded - but with robust safeguards, they can deliver much-needed climate finance The...

New national retrofit scheme set to be launched shortly

19 October 2021 A new national retrofitting scheme is set to be launched shortly, the Minister for the Environment told an Oireachtas Committee today. Speaking before...

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