Join the Online Information Session for Trinity College Dublin’s School of Engineering Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering for Climate Action Climate change is undeniably one of the most pressing challenges of our time. The need for innovative solutions and skilled professionals who can tackle the complex issues arising from climate change has never been greater.
Cork City Council is making €840,000 available to community organisations across the city to support them to take collective action on climate change. The Community Climate Action Fund, funded by the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications (DECC) and launched, is inviting groups to design projects around one, or ideally more than one of the […]
Government departments and agencies have implemented 77% of all measures in the 2021 Climate Action Plan (CAP) to date, according to the latest progress report published. The Q3 Report details progress on the implementation of measures under the CAP 2021, including key emissions trends in each sector and high impact measures completed and delayed this quarter. A delivery
To coincide with COP 27, which is currently taking place in Egypt, Mayo County Council, in conjunction with the Climate Action Regional Office are rolling out Climate Action Signage around the county. The Climate Action Signage initiative aims to create awareness of the climate action and biodiversity measures being delivered across the county. Mayo County Council […]
Castlebar Mitchels and the Mayo County Board have launched their Climate Action & Sustainability Strategy for the MacHale Park Campus in Castlebar. The aim of the partnership is to enhance and develop the combined Campus into a centre of sustainability and to broadening the positive influence of the GAA beyond the physical benefits accrued by […]
Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, secured Government approval for a new Climate Action Framework for the commercial semi-State sector (the Framework), which will help ensure that they can play a lead role in Ireland’s transition to a carbon neutral economy and society. The Framework will apply to every commercial semi-State […]
The government has reached agreement on Sectoral Emissions Ceilings which will ensure Ireland plays a leading role in combatting climate change and leave the planet in a better shape for our children. The Emissions Ceilings will give us cleaner air, warmer homes, and a better quality of life. Every sector will play its part and […]
The vital work of Donegal County Council’s employees and the role they are playing in our county’s fight to tackle climate change is being highlighted for this year’s Your Council Day, which takes place on Friday 1st July. Across social media, #YourCouncilDay will showcase the work of our committed and passionate local authority employees who are […]
The outgoing Mayor of South Dublin, Cllr Peter Kavanagh, launched the new South Dublin County Council Climate Action website recently, www.southdublinclimate.ie The website aims to inform the citizens of South Dublin on climate change. Citizens can use the website to find practical solutions to reducing carbon emissions at individual and local levels, with tailored
Trinity College Dublin is launching a post graduate diploma in Engineering for Climate Action. This full-time or part-time Postgraduate programme (Level 9) offers a unique opportunity to transform the applicant’s skillset through a multidisciplinary course with a core engineering lens. An information session will be held on Friday 3rd of June between 1pm and 2pm. […]
With an expected doubling of electricity demand by 2030, renewable energy is the key to ensuring the decarbonisation of the energy and electricity sector in Ireland, says Laragh Musselwhite, Analyst at KPMG Sustainable Futures. Decarbonisation of the Irish electricity system has been one of Ireland’s real success stories. Emissions from electricity generation in Ireland
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, in association with the Managing Director of SuperValu, Ian Allen, has launched the 2022 SuperValu TidyTowns competition. In place since 1958, the competition continues to grow from strength to strength. It is administered by the Department of Rural and Community Development and sponsored by SuperValu.
To engage with Irish practitioners across the country, the Department of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering in Trinity College Dublin are delighted to invite you to join the free Engineering for Climate Action Lunchtime Lecture Webinar Series. The series will be held on subsequent Wednesday lunchtimes, from 13:00 – 14:00, between the 23rd of March and
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is encouraging teachers and children to take climate action with their new Irish language story book which is being launched during Seachtain na Gaeilge 2022. This lively and educational book is aimed at children from junior infants to second class. The book follows Alina, an energy savvy schoolgirl, […]
To coincide with the end of COP26 and to bring Global Climate Action to a local level Mayo County Council together with Ballina Green Town and a number of other organisations are holding Mayo’s first ever Climate Action Gathering in Ballina on November 12th and 13th. The Gathering brings together events for youths, community groups, individuals […]
Climate action offers huge economic opportunities for business and enterprise, a conference organised by the local government sector will hear today. The conference is part of a research and policy initiative driven by local authorities in collaboration with Maynooth University, which has analysed EU and national policy and identified 10 key areas with significant