Ireland - Nationwide Ban On Use Of Smoky Coal To Begin In September

Ireland is to join an international alliance committed to accelerating the end of coal use for power generation and for other forms of energy. Countries joining the alliance also commit to developing cleaner technologies especially in the context of climate change. Coal-fired plants currently generate 40 per cent of the world’s electricity, and are a leading source of carbon emissions.  The “Powering Past Coal" is initiative led by Canada and the UK.

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Nice... When are you going to China and India to sign them on?

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Making us a smoke free country would be a great start ... There are some beautiful places on Earth ruined, because the smoke from the fires makes the air acrid not a pleasure to be around...Going in the right direction.

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