Hydrogen Fuel Buses

Mary was invited to take a short trip on the first Hydrogen fueled bus launched by the NTA. The three hydrogen fuel cell buses enter public service on Monday July 19th. Bus Éireann published its first sustainability strategy in May, their target is to halve GHG emissions while increasing passenger numbers by 30% by 2030. …

Wind Energy

Mary was pleased to receive a briefing from Irish Wind Energy Association and congratulates the more than 4,000 workers who have made Ireland #1 for on shore wind energy generation in the world.  Ireland generated 30% of its electricity from on-shore wind farms in 2018.  This wind energy allowed Ireland avoid €432m in foreign fossil…

Climate Action

Mary welcomes the judgement of the Supreme Court that the National Mitigation Plan fails to comply with the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015 because it does not set out how the decarbonising Irish Society will be achieved.   Mary congratulates Friends of the Irish Environment for taking this important case which Mary was…