But not in the fast lane
Construction down but finances up in Ireland of the future.
The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has announced that the Irish economy could grow by 3.75 per cent annually over the next decade.
A report from the government-founded think tank says that, despite significant short-term problems, the economy
Prices for gas in the south and coal in the north both heading northHeating bills are set to soar later this year after Bord Gáis confirmed it was seeking to increase prices by almost a fifth.
Next month the company will ask the Commission for Energy Regulation to allow an increase in consumer prices of up to nineteen
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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.