Climate and environment
€150m in Brexit funding to be siphoned into renewable energy
Amy Forde
Ireland has requested that the Brexit funding is transferred to help meet REPowerEU priorities. REPowerEU is a package of measures which aim to reduce EU demand for Russian gas.
3 March 2023 News
Mid-March D-day looms for Black Sea grain deal
An extension of the deal brokered by the United Nations between Russia and Ukraine on grain exports through Black Sea ports remains uncertain.
22 February 2023 News
A year of war: Ukrainian farmers battle on
One year into the war in Ukraine, Barry Murphy talks to some of the country’s farmers on the continuing impact of Russia’s invasion.
Kerry has questions to answer over dismal share performance
Group reports preliminary results on Thursday 16 February.
15 February 2023 News
Dempsey at Large: fertiliser – a question of cost
How involved should the State be in the operation of what is regarded as a private sector market?
15 February 2023 Viewpoints
Russia forcing Ukrainian farmers to pay taxes to Kremlin
Ukrainian farmers in Russian occupied areas are facing closure if they do not abide by Russia’s demands.
7 February 2023 News
Plans afoot to de-mine Ukrainian farms
United Nations officials met with representatives of the Ukrainian Ministry for Agrarian Policy and Food to plan for the de-mining of farm land.
4 February 2023 News
Increasing food production ‘urgent’ - President Higgins
President Michael D Higgins warned of food insecurity at the International Conference on Agriculture in Senegal on Wednesday.
25 January 2023 News
Dempsey at Large: Russia moves from wheat deficit to wheat powerhouse
Russian agriculture - What Russia does in the wheat trade is of crucial significance.
18 January 2023 Viewpoints
War in Ukraine and the price of food
While this is a war of aggression by Russia, the aggression was driven, at least in part, by fear - John Bruton.
11 January 2023 Viewpoints
Renewables - progress made in 2022
Stephen Robb previews this week's renewables focus feature.
21 December 2022 Renewables
Green diesel prices drop by up to 30c/l in three weeks
A reduced demand in China coupled with a strengthening of the euro against the dollar has seen green diesel prices drop by as much as 30c/l in three weeks, write Peter Thomas Keaveney Gary Abbott.
30 November 2022 News