Some fairly dubious "achievements" here. Most achievements are future commitments which are completely worthless
Good on the EU31 Aug 09: EU introduces phased ban on incandescent bulbs
People want broadband. Get broadband. Greens take the credit?15 December 08: Broadband use increases by 6.7%: Communications Minister Eamon Ryan releases figures showing 1,125,080 people in Ireland are signed up to broadband.
Where is the proof?31 May 09: 10,000 green jobs created in 2009: Minister Ryan reveals that 50% of new jobs created this year are in the green economy
If a plan can slash CO2 emissions, why do we not have more plans5 Feb 09: Government launches ‘Smarter Travel - A Sustainable Transport Future’ which commits to getting 500,000 commuters out of their cars and 150,000 extra workers cycling every day. The plan will slash CO2 emissions by 4 million tones.
Go on the Commission28 Jan 09: European Commission awards €100m to fund an electricity interconnector between Ireland and the UK to secure energy supply
Eamon Ryan digs out the bicycle shop industry.1 Jan 09: Green Party launches campaign to promote the Cycle to Work scheme introduced in Budget 2009. Workers will receive up to €1,000 tax break to buy a bicycle and accessories
Rolling list of achievements - John Gormley