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  • Copenhagen: The end is near… or is that nigh?

    December 18, 2009 @ 10:31 pm | by Harry McGee

    It looks like a deal has been made. It’s just after 10pm now Copenhagen time and it’s emerged that the 28 most powerful nations – known as the constellation group – have forged a deal, aimed at curbing global temperature rises to 2 degrees Celsius. (more…)

  • Pulling up the drawbridge

    October 18, 2008 @ 12:05 pm | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    The real tragedy with certain elements of the Budget is that they represent the restoration of  “means-test economics” and threaten to bring a halt to a decade or so of social advancement in this State. With the introduction of free fees, medical cards for everyone over 70 and other measures there was an unaccustomed whiff of egalitarianism about this self-styled Republic. (more…)

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