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Speaker Nancy Pelosi is punting a pair of long-anticipated votes on President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda to Friday after House Democratic leaders made huge headway but failed to fully resolve months of dug-in disputes.
A coalition of the world’s major economies, financial institutions and organisations have come together to accelerate efforts to phase-out coal generating capacity and financing for new fossil fuel projects at COP26.
Minister for Public Expenditure Michael McGrath has said the Government’s €125 billion climate action plan is “not going to be easy” but changes were necessary to protect the planet for future generations.
The European Commission and the US administration have announced the creation of a new transatlantic collaboration platform on agriculture in a bid to boost knowledge exchange and cooperation, but tensions remain over the wider implications of the EU’s push on sustainability.
More than 40 countries have agreed to phase out their use of coal-fired power, the dirtiest fuel source.
Energy performance certificates (EPCs) for buildings are sometimes so inaccurate that they can even become a hindrance to the EU’s climate goals, industry says.
Providence Resources said had concluded its well site survey in its key Barryroe field off the coast of Cork.
Delegates at the UN Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow are turning their focus to tackling the global economy’s addiction to fossil fuels with a raft of new pledges aimed at curbing production and use of oil, gas and coal.
Poland was expected to use the COP26 summit to announce its climate neutrality goals as the last country in the EU to do so.