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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

Sustainability and climate action at the heart of key NDP-funded OPW projects

The Office of Public Works (OPW) has one of the largest and most diverse property portfolios in the State, including over 2,000 buildings that range from […]
6th May 2022

Achieving sustainable infrastructure through asset management

The principles of asset management are key to making the necessary investment decisions to transition to sustainable infrastructure but changes from traditional to whole life costing […]
6th May 2022

Gas and nuclear projects could be labelled green from 2023 onward

New rules proposed by the European Commission would classify investments in some gas and nuclear plants as sustainable from January 2023 onwards. Opinion within the European […]
6th May 2022

Climate actions to be taken in 2022

With the Government due to publish its long-term climate strategy that will plot Ireland’s path to net zero emissions by 2050 within the first quarter of […]