Ireland


  • 30-May-2014

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    Database on instruments used for environmental policy

    This database provides information on environmentally related taxes, fees and charges, tradable permit systems, deposit refund systems, environmentally motivated subsidies and voluntary approaches used in environmental policy in OECD member countries and a number of other countries. Developed in co-operation between the OECD and the European Environment Agency.

  • 3-October-2013

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    Ireland's Carbon Tax and the Fiscal Crisis - Environment Working Paper No. 59

    This paper describes the features of the tax, recounts the story of its interplay between fiscal adjustment and helping meet the obligations to raise taxes, and implications for competitiveness and carbon leakage, environmental effectiveness and equity issues, and draws conclusions regarding why it happened, and provides tentative insights for other countries in a similar situation.

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  • 12-July-2012

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    Energy Policies of IEA Countries: Ireland 2012

    The IEA's 2012 review of Ireland's energy policies and programmes finds that Ireland has suffered a significant economic downturn, but remains committed to its ambitious energy targets to bring the country towards a low-carbon economy.  Ireland’s location at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean ensures one of the best wind and ocean resources in Europe, and Ireland has set the ambitious target of producing 40% of its electricity from

  • 4-November-2009

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    Launch of the conclusions and recommendations of the environmental performance review of Ireland

    Since the last OECD environmental performance review of Ireland in 2000, environmental policies have been improved, environmental institutions strengthened, and significant investments made in environmentally-related infrastructure. However, important challenges remain, such as strengthening efforts to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and ensuring a better financial viability of water use, warned the OECD Secretary-General.

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  • 16-June-2008

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    Ireland: Environmental performance of agriculture since 1990

    Agri-environmental indicators for Ireland and data on the environmental performance of Irish agriculture. Extract from the publication Environmental Performance of Agriculture in OECD Countries since 1990 (2008).

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  • 16-June-2008

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    Irish websites on agri-environmental issues

    Links to sites from Ireland on agri-environmental indicators.

  • 20-October-2005

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    Ireland: Inventory on financial support in fisheries

    Country inventory of Ireland as of 2005 on financial support in fisheries.

  • 11-February-2005

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    Ireland fisheries management system

    Information on the administration, legal framework and other aspects of fisheries management in Ireland.