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Leo Varadkar: told his party a deal on government formation unlikely to  happen this week. Photograph: Reuters/Lorraine O’Sullivan/File Photo

Reform of the carbon tax has become one of the sticking points in government formation talks, with the Green Party calling for people to be given dire(...)

AES is one of the Republic’s leading players in waste management and recycling.

Bord na Móna subsidiary Advanced Environmental Solutions (AES) has agreed a deal with AWD Waste, the business run by former rugby international, Shane(...)

The Edenderry peat-driven power station in Co Offaly. Bord na Móna announced in November that peat production at its plants in Shannonbridge, Co Offaly, and Lanesborough, Co Longford would end by the end of 2020. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The scale of job losses already affecting the Midlands underlines the need for the Government to properly fund a “just transition” for the region as B(...)

As Ireland emerges from the Covid-19 lockdown, many people will potentially lose their jobs or see the nature of their jobs change radically. File photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP via Getty Images

In the months and years ahead, as Ireland emerges from the Covid-19 lockdown, many people will potentially lose their jobs or see the nature of their (...)

At least 300 people engaged in peat harvest will be deployed by the company in a peatland rehabilitation programme. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Bord na Móna has welcomed the first report by the Just Transition commissioner Kieran Mulvey which envisages the midlands turning away from peat and i(...)

Bog restoration and a climate change visitor centre are needed to transform the Midlands into a low-carbon economy, says Just Transition Commissioner Kieran Mulvey.

The Midlands should become a major hub for renewable energy, and act as a second location for businesses based in coastal Irish cities, according to J(...)

The Green Party is demanding system change, to satisfy both the wider environmental movement and their own core membership

YOU COULD END UP LIVING IN A MORE ENERGY-EFFICIENT HOME, WHICH MIGHT DOUBLE AS A WORKPLACE. BUYING AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE WOULD BE EASIER (IF YOU’D EV(...)

The fire flared up again on Sunday due to high winds in the area. File photograph: Getty

Gardaí believe youths on quad bikes and scramblers may have caused a massive blaze which continues to burn on bogland in Co Kildare. The fire beside(...)

A number of units of the Co Kildare fire service are at the scene of a major blaze at the Drehid Bord Na Móna waste management plant. File photograph: The Irish Times

A number of units of the Co Kildare fire service are at the scene of a major blaze at the Drehid Bord Na Móna waste management plant near Carbury. T(...)

The decision by An Bord Pleanála means that Bord na Móna can cut turf on bogs of more than 30 hectares. Photograph:  Pfeiffer Studios

Bord na Móna says it will review requirements for peat harvesting after planners allowed the State to company cut turf on some bogs. A High Court rul(...)

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