Jamie

12th May 2022

European trends in climate litigation

Climate litigation, as a way of advancing a variety of strategic environmental aims, has increased over the past 30 years. These types of cases will inevitably […]
9th May 2022

Climate Action Plan 2021

In April 2022, the Dáil approved Ireland’s first ever carbon budget, a significant part of the Climate Action Plan 2021 (CAP21), which makes Ireland one of […]
9th May 2022

Ireland’s gas network: A decarbonisation solution of size and scale

With renewable gases, the gas network will decarbonise Ireland’s energy system, says David Kelly, Gas Networks Ireland’s Director of Customer and Business Development. Gas network of […]
6th May 2022

Catharina Sikow-Magny: Decarbonising Europe’s economy

Catharina Sikow-Magny, Director of Green Transition and Energy System Integration at the European Commission, discusses the role of renewable energy in decarbonisation, the Fit for 55 […]
6th May 2022

Transform to win: Moving from carbon budgets to decarbonisation action

Carbon Budget 1, published in October 2021, allows us to generate up to 295 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent (MtCO2eq) of greenhouse gases over the five […]
6th May 2022

Minister Eamon Ryan: ‘The key thing now is delivery’

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications and Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD speaks to Odrán Waldron about the coalition government’s progress thus far, the […]
6th May 2022

Decarbonising transport

Northern Ireland’s Regional Transport Strategy is outdated and must be replaced by a green transport policy which reflects the aim of a carbon neutral transport system, […]
6th May 2022

Priorities for the Northern Ireland environment

Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) Permanent Secretary, Anthony Harbinson, discusses progress on the four key pillars of the Executive’s approach to improving the […]
6th May 2022

Net zero carbon: An unfortunate ‘compromise’

The Minister for Agriculture Edwin Poots MLA has welcomed the passage of “ground-breaking” climate legislation despite its inclusion of a net zero for 2050 target, which […]