Ireland

May 18, 2013, 9am PDT
Balancing renewable energy production and ecological preservation is a difficult business for governments who have ample resources, but also pristine environments that would be negatively impacted.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
March 17, 2013, 11am PDT
With 35.5 million Americans claiming at least some Irish ancestry (five times more than the population of Ireland), you've got a pretty good chance of finding an Irishman or woman to kiss if you know where to look in the United States.
The Huffington Post
March 17, 2013, 5am PDT
Kaid Benfield suggest 5 ways to "rock the Irish green" in honor of St. Paddy's Day. If you can't experience the holiday on the Emerald Isle, you can at least partake in an appreciation of the country's environmental efforts with these suggestions.
NRDC Switchboard
March 8, 2013, 2pm PST
Unfortunately folks, this is not a story out of The Onion. A county council in south-west Ireland has voted to support allowing rural drunk driving to help "prevent depression and suicide," reports Henry McDonald.
The Guardian
December 30, 2012, 7am PST
Initiated during the depths of Ireland's financial crisis, carbon taxes have been effective in improving the country's environmental and economic outlook.
The New York Times
March 17, 2012, 5am PDT
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, Kaid Benfield profiles the sustainable practices of the most Irish of emblems, Guinness Beer.
Switchboard
September 29, 2011, 10am PDT
An expansion of Dublin's light rail system (DART) has been put on hold by Ireland's Transport Minister, who is ditching the idea in favor of a bus rapid transit system.
Irish Independent
April 15, 2010, 7am PDT
A new bike sharing system in Dublin is turning out to be a surprise success in the Irish city.
Global Post
February 18, 2010, 12pm PST
Paul Keogh, the new president of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland, says that a politically-driven planning system ran unabated during the Irish boom, emphasizing development at all costs.
The Irish Times
July 12, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Belfast developers plan on turning a Victorian-era jail into a tourist attraction, hotel, and art gallery. Her Majesty’s Prison Belfast closed in 1996, and is a symbol of The Troubles, the long struggle in Northern Ireland for Irish independence.</p>
Global Atlanta