Jim Scheer

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Most of the progress was in electricity generation due to a scaling up of renewable energy on the power grid. File photograph: Getty

Irish carbon dioxide emissions arising from fossil fuels used in the energy sector fell by 4.5 per cent in 2019, according to the latest figures from (...)

“While emissions from electricity decreased, we have a hill to climb if we are to make meaningful inroads in the other sectors,” says  the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s Jim Scheer.

Significant progress in decarbonising power generation in Ireland is being undermined by increases in carbon emissions from transport and heating, acc(...)

The Irish baby born today: the First World problem of ‘where will I go on my holidays?’ may be replaced by ‘where is my next meal coming from?’ Photograph: Getty

A new report depicts an ever-depleting natural world, with huge implications for the coming generation. What will their lives be like? Life-supp(...)

It is possible ‘to keep the lights on with 100 per recent renewable energy’ while causing minimal disruption to lifestyles, a UK energy expert has said.

It is possible “to keep the lights on with 100 per recent renewable energy” while causing minimal disruption to lifestyles, a UK energy expert has sai(...)