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Need to integrate environmental policy across Government – research

New Research by NUI Galway’s Ryan Institute has shown Irish policymakers can respond in fast and imaginative ways when put under pressure by disruptive crises. However, it shows failure to plan for long-term environmental challenges. Known as the EPIIC (Environmental Policy Integration: Innovation and Change) project, which was funded by the EPA, the initiative explores how well environmental p...
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Environment policy: A major EU achievement

Environmental policy is one of the EU’s major achievements, but we can’t stop now; change can and should happen more locally, says Karl-Heinz Lambertz, President of the European Committee of the Regions. With citizens demanding more climate action - an issue that will sway many voters in the forthcoming European elections - improving the impact of environmental law will show the real added valu...
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Half of Irish companies have no environmental policy

New research into Irish businesses shows half of Irish companies do not have an environmental policy in place.  The research, which was conducted by Bord Gáis Energy through RED C among 200 businesses, looks at the behaviours and attitudes of businesses towards energy and energy efficiency. Despite 55% of businesses admitting they would consider reducing energy usage in order to make important ...
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