WHAT will all the Sir Humphrey civil servant types at Britain’s Department of Business, Innovation and Skills make of it? Disgraced former banker Sean Fitzpatrick is effectively a co-owner of the huge office block where they work in London. A statement of affairs at his bankruptcy hearing earlier this week … Continue reading
Published on Friday, May 28, 2010 CLEAN TECHNOLOGY: There are many Irish companies in the burgeoning green technology sector, but are we doing enough to foster them? asks JOHN REYNOLDS CLEAN TECHNOLOGY – or cleantech – isn’t just about wind farms, electric cars and solar panels. In New Zealand, researchers have … Continue reading
Links to latest ECOnomics articles: Greening Google Openhydro news; Solar Islands
Published on Sunday 4 April 2010. By John Reynolds The high-flying Ryanair boss keeps quiet about his other financial interest — commercial property. We uncover the details of his vast portfolio RYANAIR chief Michael O’Leary is seeking to rent out an office block he owns in the City of London, … Continue reading
Having not offset my carbon emissions in the past few years. I’ve offset 260 tonnes of CO2 by protecting an acre of rainforest through Cool Earth and also helped to protect 1,000 trees through the Sky Rainforest Project. My carbon footprint last year included a small number of flights to the UK and Ireland, … Continue reading
Published on Sunday 7 February 2010. By John Reynolds Despite recent successes in animation, film makers here need more support if the industry is to continue to punch above its weight, says John Reynolds WHILE an Oscar nomination may have so far eluded Carlow-born actress Saoirse Ronan, Irish film makers … Continue reading
In the Irish Times Innovation magazine today, I profile the 10 leading Irish Greentech companies to watch in the new decade. You can read the feature here.