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January 2010

IT Can Make Travel in Northern Ireland Easier, Safer, and Greener
Eco-driving, videoconferencing and increased connectivity on public transport are some of the ways information technology could help make travel in Northern Ireland easier, safer and more environmentally friendly in the future.

December 2009

'Setting the Table' - SDC advice to Government on Sustainable Diets
A new report published by the Sustainable Development Commission finds that eliminating waste, cutting fatty and sugary foods and reducing meat and dairy consumption would make the biggest contribution towards improving health and reducing the environmental impacts of the food system.

November 2009

'Everyone's Involved' - Public Consultation on Sustainable Development Strategy
The Northern Ireland Executive is seeking your views on the new draft Sustainable Development Strategy. A public consultation is currently underway, closing on 15 January 2010.

'Everyone's Involved' - Public Consultation Dates and Venues
The Northern Ireland Executive is seeking your views on its new draft Sustainable Development Strategy.

The Northern Ireland Green New Deal - 'Accepting the Challenge, Promoting the Future'
Members of the Northern Ireland Green New Deal Group discuss the opportunities for economic recovery and social and environmental enhancement found within such a package for Northern Ireland.

October 2009

OFMDFM Seek Applications for Northern Ireland Vice Chair of SDC
The Office of the First and Deputy First Minister is seeking applications for the post of Vice Chair of the Sustainable Development Commission.

Northern Ireland and the Transition to a Sustainable Economy
Professor Tim Jackson presented his acclaimed work 'Prosperity Without Growth' to a packed audience at Queens University on Tuesday 29th September. Speaking afterwards he outlined the thinking behind the report...

September 2009

SDC Welcomes Announcement on Northern Ireland Commissioner
The Sustainable Development Commission has welcomed the announcement by the First Minister Peter Robinson MLA and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA that the process to appoint a Sustainable Development Commissioner for Northern Ireland is underway.

Northern Ireland and the Transition to a Sustainable Economy
The Sustainable Development Commission in Northern Ireland, in partnership with The School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast, will host a discussion on moving Northern Ireland’s economy towards a sustainable future on Tuesday 29th September in Lecture Theatre 6, Peter Frogatt Centre QUB, Belfast, at 7.30pm.

SDC Makes Submission to Sustainable Transport Inquiry
In September the SDC in Northern Ireland made a written submission to the Regional Development Committee inquiry into Sustainable Transport.

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