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: Redesigning Ireland’s Transport for Net Zero
The OECD has released a new publication “Redesigning Ireland’s Transport for Net Zero: Towards Systems that Work for People and the Planet”. It is available here.
Read more: Environmental Sustainability: Trends in Energy Emissions and Taxation
In 2018, total greenhouse gas emissions in Ireland amounted to over 60,900 kilotonne (kt) Co2 equivalents: representing a decrease of almost 6,600 or 9.7% from almost 67,500 kt Co2 eq in 2008.
Read more: Environmental Sustainability: trends in emissions and energy consumption
In 2017 total emissions per capita in Ireland amounted to 13 tonnes of Co2 equivalents: representing a decrease of 4 tonnes of Co2 equivalents since 2005. Total emissions in Ireland in 2017 were 4 tonnes above the EU average of 9 tonnes of Co2 equivalents. During the recession and its aftermath total emissions per capita…