Tagged with: climatechange


How can the agricultural sector engage a Just Transition?

Sean McCabe 25/02/2019

How can the agricultural sector in Ireland participate in a Just Transition to constructively address inequality in the sector and tackle climate change? Agriculture is not only a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in Ireland, it is also the most unequal sector in the Irish economy in terms of income. When it comes to climate …



The need for climate change legislation, or, the best laid plans . . . need a big stick

Aoife Ní Lochlainn 11/11/2011

Aoife Ní Lochlainn: Minister Phil Hogan has responded to claims that he “has no intention of introducing legislation to set out Ireland’s stall …

Car Scrappage Scheme: A Nice Little Stimulus...for Germany and Japan

Tom McDonnell 29/06/2011

Tom McDonnell: The much maligned car scrappage scheme comes to an end tomorrow. Unsurprisingly the car 'industry' proclaims it a success. The scheme …

Budget 2010: carbon tax

Nat O'Connor 14/12/2009

Nat O'Connor: The Taoiseach goes to the UN climate change summit in Copenhagen flanked by two Green Party Ministers. Budget 2010 introduced Ireland's …

Guest post: Towards a Green New Deal

John Barry 14/05/2009

John Barry: Last summer the influential think and do tank, the new economics foundation, published what turned out to be a prescient report. Called A …

Taking on anti-green economics

30/04/2009

Writing here on Tuesday, Oxfam UK's Duncan Green noted that "Climate change has so far taken a back seat and that is deeply worrying. The G20 largely …

Guest post by Duncan Green: Is the Crisis Deep Enough to Trigger the Changes We Need?

Duncan Green 28/04/2009

Duncan Green: The latest figures from the IMF, released last week, are shocking. The global economy is now in full recession, predicted to fall by …

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