Read more: Climate Change in the Irish Mind
The Environmental Protection Agency has published a detailed examination of some of the findings of the ‘Climate Change in the Irish Mind’ 2021, Wave 1 baseline study. This report indicates that the majority of Irish people support climate policies and that opposition to climate policies appears to be related to local issues and concerns, rather…
Read more: Heat Pumps and Energy Retrofit – a Case Study with Policy Insights. Why a sample home with a C BER hasn’t upgraded to a Heat Pump
Government policy is to install 400,000 heat pumps and carry out 500,000 home energy upgrades by 2030  with the National Retrofit Plan assuming that by 2025 up to 88% of B2 upgrades will involve the installation of a heat pump . There are clear advantages for the retrofit of old energy inefficient homes, e.g.,…
Read more: Higher Education Institution policies in the Climate and Ecological Emergency
This article aims to assist readers in understanding the relevance of utilising HEI-level policy and governance to advance environmental sustainability. Specifically, the contents may provide a bridge for those working on Irish HEI strategy/ governance / policy and those in sustainability planning in HEIs, by demonstrating that embedding environmental sustainability into existing and new policy…
Read more: Clean energy technology adoption – policy analysis for a cleaner future
This research examines the uptake of clean energy technology under a range of policy scenarios. Ireland’s climate ambition has increased significantly with the recent Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act (2021) setting out Ireland’s objective of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 and targeting a 51% reduction of GHG emissions by 2030 (7% per…
Read more: ‘United in Science’ Report
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has published a multi-agency report: ‘United in Science’ which shows that greenhouse gas concentrations continue to rise to record high levels. The report is available here.
Read more: Framing climate change as a generational issue: Experimental effects on youth worry, motivation and belief in collective action
The ESRI have published a working paper “Framing climate change as a generational issue: Experimental effects on youth worry, motivation and belief in collective action”. The paper is available HERE.
Read more: Ireland’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Projections 2021-2040
The Environmental Protection Agency have just published a report entitled: “Ireland’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Projections 2021-2040”. It is available to download HERE.
Read more: The Sixth Assessment Report from Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Working Group III from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have released their Sixth Assessment Report: “Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change”. It is available here.
Read more: The Sixth Assessment Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its sixth Assessment Report: ‘Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaption and Vulnerability”. The report is available here