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#Richard Bruton

From TheJournal.ie Bruton: Voters see Fine Gael as ‘the porridge on the cereal shelf’ Ge2020

Bruton: Voters see Fine Gael as ‘the porridge on the cereal shelf’

Paschal Donohoe has called on voters not to vote for change “for change’s sake”.

From TheJournal.ie Internet companies who break online safety rules could be blocked in Ireland under new law Online Safety Act

Internet companies who break online safety rules could be blocked in Ireland under new law

The proposed online safety legislation is being launched by the Government today.

From TheJournal.ie Mark Ruffalo wrote to Varadkar to ask him to 'protect the American people' and block imported US fracked gas Shannon LNG TERMINAL

Mark Ruffalo wrote to Varadkar to ask him to 'protect the American people' and block imported US fracked gas

In an email sent to the Taoiseach, the actor said Varadkar had ‘moral’ reasons to not support the import of fracked gas from the US.

From TheJournal.ie 117,000 new cars registered in Ireland in 2019 and just 3% were electric On The Road

117,000 new cars registered in Ireland in 2019 and just 3% were electric

The government is expected to soon publish draft legislation banning the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030.

From TheJournal.ie Motorists 'should reassess electric' when buying new cars as laws banning petrol, diesel cars being drafted Climate Action

Motorists 'should reassess electric' when buying new cars as laws banning petrol, diesel cars being drafted

The minister said grants and subsidies will be removed ‘in due course’ for motorists buying electric vehicles.

From TheJournal.ie Mandatory brown bin collections could be introduced under new waste strategy Climate Action

Mandatory brown bin collections could be introduced under new waste strategy

The government will also examine expanding the range of items allowed in the green bin and banning bulky waste from landfill.

From TheJournal.ie Ramp up in wind energy needed to meet electricity demand from data centres and electric cars, says Varadkar Climate Action

Ramp up in wind energy needed to meet electricity demand from data centres and electric cars, says Varadkar

The amount of electricity generated from renewable sources must rise from 30% to 70% by 2030.

From TheJournal.ie Cyber attack plan aims to protect State hospitals, energy networks and security systems Cyber Crime

Cyber attack plan aims to protect State hospitals, energy networks and security systems

The new strategy sets out how to ensure the State’s infrastructure and computer networks are “resilient, safe and secure”.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey is still on the table, but climate minister Richard Bruton is planning a more sustainable Christmas Green Christmas

Turkey is still on the table, but climate minister Richard Bruton is planning a more sustainable Christmas

Richard Bruton says that he has become more environmentally conscious since becoming minister.

From TheJournal.ie Smoky coal ban to be extended to 13 towns, but nationwide ban ruled out due to legal threats Air Quality

Smoky coal ban to be extended to 13 towns, but nationwide ban ruled out due to legal threats

The smoky coal ban was first introduced to Dublin in 1990.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is Ireland doing enough to tackle climate change? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Ireland doing enough to tackle climate change?

Richard Bruton is set to tell a climate summit that Ireland will play its part in dealing with climate change.

From TheJournal.ie Bruton says country determined to play its part on climate as Ireland ranked lowest on action Cop25

Bruton says country determined to play its part on climate as Ireland ranked lowest on action

Bruton’s is travelling to the COP25 climate summit in Madrid today.

From TheJournal.ie Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view Climate Action

Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view

One of the options outlined in the consultation open from today is to encourage a wider use of green leases.

From TheJournal.ie Richard Bruton told BAI the Communicorp ban was 'antithetical to a free and open press' FOI

Richard Bruton told BAI the Communicorp ban was 'antithetical to a free and open press' Exclusive

The Communications Minister said it was a matter of “grave concern” that some journalists had been banned from radio stations.

From TheJournal.ie Map of legal waste collection companies launched in bid to tackle illegal dumping Illegal Dumping

Map of legal waste collection companies launched in bid to tackle illegal dumping

Illegal dumping is a major problem for communities across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Grandmother launches hunger strike at Dáil gates in protest over Ireland's climate policies PATRICIA DEVLIN

Grandmother launches hunger strike at Dáil gates in protest over Ireland's climate policies

Patricia Devlin (73) is taking on the four-day strike in hopes of meeting Environment Minister Richard Bruton.

From TheJournal.ie EU approves state aid for €3bn National Broadband Plan Approved

EU approves state aid for €3bn National Broadband Plan

The decision means the contract for the €3 billion plan can be signed.

From TheJournal.ie The security and sustainability of Ireland's energy is set to be reviewed Climate Action

The security and sustainability of Ireland's energy is set to be reviewed

Ireland will be aiming to generate 70% of its electricity through renewable methods, Minister Bruton said.

From TheJournal.ie Ministers to hold talks with Midlands ESB workers over peat plant closures Just Transition

Ministers to hold talks with Midlands ESB workers over peat plant closures

The closure of the two plants was announced last Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Coffee shops roast the Government for taking ‘easy way out’ with latte levy Sustainability

Coffee shops roast the Government for taking ‘easy way out’ with latte levy

Single-use coffee cups are to be hit with a levy of up to 25 cent under new government plans.

From TheJournal.ie Jobs losses for the midlands as ESB announces closure of two peat plants ESB

Jobs losses for the midlands as ESB announces closure of two peat plants

It comes following the refusal of planning permission sought through An Bord Pleanála.

From TheJournal.ie Coffee cups to be hit with levy of up to 25 cent under new plastic crackdown plans Recycling

Coffee cups to be hit with levy of up to 25 cent under new plastic crackdown plans

A levy on fast-food takeaway containers is also on the way.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will a levy increase make you give up plastic bags at the supermarket? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will a levy increase make you give up plastic bags at the supermarket?

Minister Richard Bruton will bring a memo to Cabinet tomorrow outlining a number of options to increase environmental levies.

From TheJournal.ie Minister to set out the 'good from the bad' in how supermarkets tackle plastic waste Name And Shame

Minister to set out the 'good from the bad' in how supermarkets tackle plastic waste

Minister Richard Bruton said he has met with all supermarket chains about reducing their waste.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says he'll ditch his diesel car for hybrid 'if it makes sense' Climate Action

Taoiseach says he'll ditch his diesel car for hybrid 'if it makes sense'

Cabinet ministers launched the first progress report on the Climate Action Plan today.

From TheJournal.ie Local councils will work under new 'carbon proofing' charter introduced by Government today Climate Action

Local councils will work under new 'carbon proofing' charter introduced by Government today

It is part of a wider overhaul of climate action measures within the Climate Action Plan.

From TheJournal.ie Single-use plastics ban Bill aims to put biodegradable packaging on supermarket shelves Waste

Single-use plastics ban Bill aims to put biodegradable packaging on supermarket shelves

This Bill would leapfrog over the government’s strategy, which Fianna Fáil has said is slow to materialise.

From TheJournal.ie Bord na Móna announces plan to redeploy 200 workers Climate Change

Bord na Móna announces plan to redeploy 200 workers

The State-owned company has agreed to embark on a programme of rehabilitation of bogs in the midlands.

From TheJournal.ie Extinction Rebellion protesters have covered government climate department building with scientific papers Climate Action

Extinction Rebellion protesters have covered government climate department building with scientific papers

The papers were stuck to the department’s walls with paint rollers.

From TheJournal.ie What will the newly-announced 'Just Transition Commissioner’ for Bord na Móna do? Budget 2020

What will the newly-announced 'Just Transition Commissioner’ for Bord na Móna do?

Brexit and Climate Action were to the two overriding focuses in this year’s Budget.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's hypocrisy': TDs, senators and Hollywood actors round on the government over US fracked gas being used in Ireland Fossil Fuels

'It's hypocrisy': TDs, senators and Hollywood actors round on the government over US fracked gas being used in Ireland

A terminal in the Shannon estuary earmarked to hold fracked gas is to be placed on an EU special projects list.

From TheJournal.ie Government to plant 600,000 new native trees over next three years Treemendous

Government to plant 600,000 new native trees over next three years

The trees will be planted on Bord na Móna land.

From TheJournal.ie 'Radical' new government strategy to ban single-use plastic plates, cutlery, straws Cut Waste

'Radical' new government strategy to ban single-use plastic plates, cutlery, straws

The plans will see Ireland adhering to a direction from the European Council made in May.

From TheJournal.ie 'RTÉ has to work it out': Minister says salaries of highest paid stars should be looked at Money Woes

'RTÉ has to work it out': Minister says salaries of highest paid stars should be looked at

Reports have suggested that RTÉ may axe Lyric FM or sell off its Cork studio as part of an overall bid to cut costs.

From TheJournal.ie Government to put pressure on social media companies over online safety Richard Bruton

Government to put pressure on social media companies over online safety

Minister Richard Bruton said that new legislation will be introduced to regulate social media companies.

From TheJournal.ie Minister announces SEAI grants to deliver energy upgrades to nearly 700 homes Retrofitting

Minister announces SEAI grants to deliver energy upgrades to nearly 700 homes

The grants, which have been approved for a number of community projects, will also cover upgrades for commerical and community buildings.

From TheJournal.ie Local councils tasked with rolling out 1,000 on-street electric car charge points over the next 5 years Electric Cars

Local councils tasked with rolling out 1,000 on-street electric car charge points over the next 5 years

There are currently almost 1,100 public charge points available across the island of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Electric car drivers will have to pay for charging with ESB set to announce cost next month End Of Free Charging

Electric car drivers will have to pay for charging with ESB set to announce cost next month

Once the price structure is announced next month, there will be a lead-in time of a few weeks before charging kicks in.

From TheJournal.ie Retrofit scheme: Pre-deadline applications WILL be processed despite closure Deep Retrofit Scheme

Retrofit scheme: Pre-deadline applications WILL be processed despite closure

The minister has sought to assure homeowners worried about the end of the pilot programme.

From TheJournal.ie Increase in electric car take-up 'could pose a substantial risk to stability of the State’s finances' Fuel Tax

Increase in electric car take-up 'could pose a substantial risk to stability of the State’s finances'

A schedule of declining supports to buy electric cars should be considered, states department review.

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