As Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil negotiators met again yesterday to resume policy discussions, the Green Party continues to insist that what is most urgently needed is a Government of national unity to deal with the Coronavirus crisis.
The decisions by the Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis to shed 320 of the 550 jobs at its Cork campus over the next three years and by Koch Industries to close its Molex manufacturing facility in Shannon, with the loss of 500 jobs, may be the tip of the manufacturing industry closures’ iceberg in Ireland.
When high levels of inequality are pointed out, a common response is that the “politics of envy” are being deployed. I heard the phrase myself when I tweeted recently that the share of income going to the richest 0.01% of adults in the UK was almost at a record high, based on my new analysis of UK tax data, writes Mike Brewer of the
Since the United Kingdom’s Department of International Development (DFID) was created 22 years ago, it has lifted millions out of poverty, sent millions of children to school, and saved millions of lives through vaccination programmes and other innovative initiatives.
An Irish insect farming company has made it onto the Mission Innovation 100 Global High Impact Solutions list of innovators selected for having a climate mitigation potential of over 10 megatons, or having strategic importance for limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Centigrade.
Eighteen climate scientists from the US and elsewhere have hit the jackpot as French President Emmanuel Macron awarded millions of euros in grants to relocate to France for the rest of Donald Trump's presidential term.