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Fáilte Ireland partners with SEAI to decarbonise tourism Business Fáilte Ireland has announced plans for 2024 which focus on the sustainable development of the tourism industry. Warren Pearce, CEO of the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies, says the federal government needs to be more ambitious as it drafts a rescue plan for Australia’s troubled nickel sector. Despite the perception of multilateral development banks as forces of good with do-no-harm mandates, the evidence shows they do actually cause harm. The AIIB was the first such bank to include an oversight mechanism in its founding documents, but it is nearly impossible for people affected to access it. Fresh pain at the pump as State triples Epra levyConsumers will pay more for fuel after the government tripled the tax payable to Epra….

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Businesses urge more imports to fill meat supply gap Local cattle breeders project a large beef deficit this year and suggest shipments from abroad to bolster domestic stocks. Maine’s governor says a state-owned site on the coast of Maine will serve as the location of an offshore wind port critical to developing the nation’s first floating offshore wind power research array. Benchmark U.S. crude oil for March delivery fell $1.01 …