US senator and presidential candidate John McCain has called for mandatory caps on carbon emissions and is demanding that America reduces its emissions by, "at least 60 percent below 1990 levels by the year 2050."
The moves comes as the race for the White House in 2008 hots up.
As reported yesterday, McCain, has been expected to distance
Wired, in a report headlined 'Mock the apocalypse from a stylish new houseboat', suggests that potential house-buyers who are concerned about impending climate catastrophe should
Ireland should go nuclear in order to ensure energy security. So says William Nuttall from Cambridge University.
Speaking last night at the RDS in Dublin, during a talk called 'Nuclear Energy - why is it on the agenda?', Dr. Nuttall
Gas and electricity prices are due to rise sharply in the next year.
Barry O'Halloran at the Irish Times reports consumers will face rising energy costs as a result of increased wholesale costs to suppliers including ESB and Bord Gá
Homes of the future should generate the vast majority of the energy they use, but a small amount of near-site or off-site renewable generation
Figures seen by the BBC show that in 2007, 2,339 grants
Putative president has green belt.
Republican party candidate for president, John McCain, is to be greener than his predecessor and party-mate George
While Pla is said to offer more disposal options, the Guardian
The UK's Observer newspaper produced an in-depth climate change section in last Sunday's edition, including an excellent warts-and-all article on the proto-eco city of Freiburg, Germany.
A broad range of sustainable building and renewable energy product suppliers are exhibiting at the EcoBuild section of the Spring House and Garden Show running this weekend. A sneak preview of their stands follows. Anyone interested in attending the show, which runs from Friday till Sunday at the RDS Simmonscourt in Dublin, should visit
A developer who built holiday homes close to the Rock of Cashel has been granted "retention planning permission," reports Michael Parsons in the Irish Times .
32 of the 52 houses are to be allowed while the remaining 20 are subject to a demolition order.