Keen recyclers are being rewarded with cheaper bus travel in an initiative that aims to cut landfill and encourage more people to use public transport.
The implementation of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) measures could cut the level of carbon emissions by a third, according to one geology professor.
Dublin City Council has apologised to residents in the city for the lack of recyclable rubbish collection over the festive period, the Irish Times reports.
Following the Government's decision to recapitalise Ireland's financial institutions this month, Minister for Finance Brian Cowen has announced that banks will be creating green funds to support eco-friendly initiatives and small businesses.
Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, John Gormley, has announced that businesses across the country could face possible fines for wasting water.
Limiting the impact of climate change is dependent on the level of financial sacrifices we are willing to make in order to introduce low-carbon technology, one expert believes.
Ireland's Minister of Finance, Brian Cowen, has revealed plans to introduce a new eco-friendly agreement as part of a wider initiative to improve the country's economy.
The Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Michael Kitt, yesterday announced that Ireland's litter pollution levels have improved significantly over the past six years.
Under a new scheme, all homes put up for sale or rent in Ireland will have to be given an energy rating certificate.
Businesses might be talking the talk when it comes to environmental issues, but many of them are failing to walk the walk, according to new research.
Statistics published by Defra show that levels of several key pollutants have dropped slightly - and that industry, power generation, agriculture and road transport remain the main sources.
More than a million new jobs could be created in the environmental sector by 2015 and help to ease unemployment created by the UK's flagging economy, Peter Mandelson has said.
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