Views on this week's budget have been flooding into the edie newsroom.
American energy giant General Electric has announced plans to invest €340m in northern Europe's offshore wind sector by 2020.
The UK is on track to meet its self-imposed targets for cutting greenhouse gases, but the success is in part due to the slow-down of industry triggered by the recession.
Four Irish cities are to receive funding to help green their public transport infrastructure and encourage commuters to get out of their cars.
History is likely to judge Ireland's green renaissance - or lack of it - on the choices made this year.
Friends of the Earth has welcomed Government plans, unveiled in the Budget, to set up a Green Investment Bank.
Green MSP Patrick Harvie called the budget a catalogue of missed opportunities - his comments follow.
The Green Investment Bank dominated budget responses from the business community but there was concern about how far £2bn would stretch and exactly who would get what.
Organisations that represent the environmental sector and other concerned businesses have not embraced yesterday's budget with open arms, though there is some enthusiasm for the idea of a Green Investment Bank.
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