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The IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land

Thursday, 27 February 2020

Insider perspectives on the 7 August 2019 approval session and key policy messages

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

EASAC Climate Change and Health Report Presented at Conferences in Ireland

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Professor Pat Goodman was recently invited to present on EASAC’s latest report at two major Irish conferences

Policy and International Relations, International Activities, Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

‘Hitting the Sweet Spot’: Media Engagement and Potential Behaviour Change

Monday, 21 October 2019

Environmental scholars are worried about the lack of public recognition and behaviour change around how serious climate change is for the future of our planet. Why are we not changing our behaviour and how can we...

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Climate Change Blog

Extreme Weather Events in Europe

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Ray McGrath, UCD comments on Extreme weather events in Europe in the latest blog from the Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Policy and International Relations, Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

BEHAVE! Examining the role of behaviour change in climate change mitigation and adaptation

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Professor Anna Davies, TCD, recounts the ‘BEHAVE’ event hosted by Future Earth Ireland in November 2017.

Future Earth Ireland, Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Negative Emissions Technologies, the Paris Agreement and the Irish Case

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Dr Alwynne McGeever, TCD, outlines her briefing paper on the relevance to Ireland of the EASAC Negative Emissions Technology report in the latest blogpost from the Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee.

Policy and International Relations, Future Earth Ireland, International Activities, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

“The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.” - Benjamin Disraeli

Friday, 22 December 2017

Ray McGrath, UCD, on the publication of the IAP Climate Change and Education Statement. 

Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

G&T Tariffs of Climate Science

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Rhonda McGovern discusses the recent masterclass “Confronting the Unmentionable – Overcoming the Climate Change Taboo” by Professor Chris Rapley.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

What Caused Storm Ophelia?

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Was the exceptional strength of ex-hurricane Ophelia when it hit Ireland on the 16th of October 2017 due to global warming or was it a chance occurrence resulting from natural variability?

Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee Release Expert Statement

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

The Academy Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee have launched an expert statement on future storminess.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

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