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City Hall needs a climate change committee

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Climate change is "too urgent an issue" to be "left to the whim of whatever party is in government" or to whoever "holds a majority on any council", but instead must be approached through co-operation and consensus.

High level of public car charging points now operational in Westmeath

The transition to Electric vehicles (EVs) is being made easier thanks to a range of Government supports, Longford/Westmeath TD, Peter Burke has noted. However, Deputy Burke highlighted that more will need to be added by the ESB if we are to meet our European obligations.

More than thirty public car charging points now operational in Galway

The transition to electric vehicles (EVs) is being made easier thanks to a range of Government supports, Minister Ciaran Cannon has said.

Climate change means city bypass will add to, not solve, Galway's traffic problems

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The increasing congestion on Galway's roads over recent decades has led for calls for more new roads to be constructed, demands for an increase in capacity on city commuter routes, and for building an outer-bypass, the latest incarnation of which is again before An Bord Pleanala.

Hodson Bay the host venue for Teagasc National Dairy Conference

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‘Making Dairy Farming More Sustainable’ was the theme of this year’s Teagasc National Dairy Conference which took place at the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, recently.

National ‘Reuse Month’ set to encourage recycling increase

This reuse month, householders and businesses are being encouraged to reuse more, as less than five percent of disposed items are reused.

First call for applications from Westmeath enterprise

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Deputy Denis Naughten TD, has launched the first ‘call for applications’ under the Government’s new €500million Climate Action Fund.

Ireland falling behind on environmental Sustainable Development Goals

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Ireland is falling behind on its environmental commitments under the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals a newly published report has found. Social Justice Ireland in its Sustainable Progress Index for 2018 warns the State risks huge European fines if we continue to ignore our commitments.

Irish drivers would consider a hybrid or electric vehicle

Irish drivers have proven themselves to be an environmentally conscientious bunch when contemplating purchasing their next vehicle, according to a survey by Carzone.

Climate change in Mayo and the West of Ireland

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This Westport Civic Trust lecture will be given by emeritus professor John Sweeney, Ireland’s leading expert on climate science, on Tuesday, October 17, at the Westport Coast Hotel at 8pm.

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