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Highest ever demand for electricity in Ireland

Highest ever demand for electricity in Ireland recorded. Cold weather, data centres and Christmas lights help drive record surge. A new peak demand of 5,112 megawatts (MW) on Thursday evening, 3/12/20.

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European Green Deal

Climate change and environmental degradation are an existential threat to Europe and the world. To overcome these challenges, Europe needs a new growth strategy that will transform the Union into a modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy, where

  • there are no net emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050
  • economic growth is decoupled from resource use
  • no person and no place is left behind

The European Green Deal is our plan to make the EU’s economy sustainable. We can do this by turning climate and environmental challenges into opportunities, and making the transition just and inclusive for all.

Continue reading about a European Green Deal



A life on our planet

David Attenborough recounts his life, and the evolutionary history of life on Earth, to grieve the loss of will places and offers a vision for the future.