Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Vote green...!

Some big celebrity hitters come out to speak sense to the Irish public and support and praise the work the Green Party is doing and the goals they are trying to achieve....

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Green Videos

Check out eight videos made for the Green Party's video viral competition. I have only watched four so far. Real high production values. There's a funny comedy sketch with Michelle Doherty of Channel 6 fame. Great idea, well done whoever came up with it and put it in place.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Shane Ross Congratulates the Greens

Some refreshingly positive coverage of the Greens in Government from Senator Shane Ross. Here's one quote:

"Green Party ministers John Gormley and Eamon Ryan are showing more backbone as a small party in government than Labour or the Progressive Democrats ever did. Indeed, more backbone than scores of Fianna Fail backbenchers. And much more than Taoiseach Brian Cowen."

You can read the full article here.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Reducing Restaurants' Carbon Footprint

"Vegawatt's refrigerator-sized units are incorporated into a building's existing system in the same way as a solar panel is retrofitted. After filtering a restaurant's used vegetable oil, the unit combusts the refined fuel in a diesel engine, feeding electricity and hot water straight into a restaurant's system. The units won't provide all the power and electricity that a business needs, but can significantly improve its carbon footprint and running costs, as a unit typically provides 10-25% of electricity requirements." -

Read more about the Vegawatt.

Monday, January 12, 2009

Eamon Ryan speaks out on energy

The current edition of Business and Finance includes an article by Minsiter for Communications, Energy and Natural
Resources on renewable energy and its potential for job creation.

Dublin Economic Workshop and UCD Conference

So there was this conference on Responding to the Crisis, financial and economic that is. According to the Turbulence Ahead blog it sounds like not many ideas were generated, which is a pity. We need another conference to get down to policy analysis, what will work? in the short, medium and long term.