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Press Release: Ireland named & shamed at international awards ceremony for subsidising peat burning

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Immediate Release Ireland was among nine countries named and shamed at the Fossil Fuel Subsidy Awards ceremony in Brussels today for the Government’s commitment to subsidise peat burning for electricity generation. Ireland was crowned number one for giving Sneaky Special Treatment to peat-burning at today’s medal ceremony, hosted by Climate Action Network – a coalition of European environmental NGOs. Our …

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Bioenergy policy reform is vital for long-term economic sustainability in rural communities

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15 May 2013: The Environmental Pillar, a coalition of 26 national environmental organisations, is calling for key reforms to Ireland’s bioenergy policy. The benefits of these reforms would be felt in many rural communities in terms of long-term investment and job creation. Without these reforms, Ireland will struggle to meet its renewable energy targets without taking land out of food …

Ian CareyBioenergy policy reform is vital for long-term economic sustainability in rural communities