Category: Environment


Comhar report - Towards a Green New Deal for Ireland

01/10/2009

The report published today by Comhar - Towards a Green New Deal for Ireland - is now available for download here. John Gibbons' piece in today's …

Northern Ireland review of economic policy

John Barry 30/09/2009

John Barry: To balance the focus of this blogsite on political and economic developments in the Republic of Ireland - here's one about Northern …

Carbon taxes - not 'just another tax' according to Commission

John Barry 07/09/2009

John Barry: This post is a very quick ‘cut and paste’ pulling together some of the main carbon and environmental related aspects of today’s …

The Pro-Nuclear bias of the Irish Academy of Engineers review of Irish Energy Policy

John Barry 29/06/2009

John Barry: The Irish Academy of Engineers Review of Ireland's Energy in the Context of a Changing Economy has been discussed over on …

Guardian article on Green New Deal for Ireland

John Barry 15/06/2009

John Barry: Larry Elliott, the Guardian's Business editor, has just written this article 'Emerald Isle plots green revolution', outlining a possible …

Where's our 'Green' Whitaker?

John Barry 04/06/2009

John Barry: In the context of the severe crisis Ireland faces – which for me goes beyond the current economic/financial crisis but should be viewed …

Guest Post: Response to Richard Tol on 'Green New Deal'

John Barry 21/05/2009

John Barry: Richard Tol, over at Irish Economy, has an ‘interesting’ take on one of the components of a Green New Deal for Ireland. Focusing on …

The Ryanair Model of Development?

James Wickham 05/05/2009

James Wickham: Ryanair is an Irish success story. Ryanair’s high profile CEO, Michael O’Leary, is one of the country’s home grown billionaires. …

Prosperity without growth?

16/04/2009

Ahead of the G20 summit in London, the UK's Sustainable Development Commission recently published Prosperity Without Growth? arguing that "the …

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