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Watch Achieving Ireland's climate action ambitions

Monday, 12 April 2021

The RIA Engineering and Computer Sciences committee hosted a conference entitled ‘Achieving Ireland’s Climate Action Ambitions’ online on 25 February 2021.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee

Watch Climate Change and Land in Ireland

Monday, 12 April 2021

In the fourth in this series of Climate Conversations, Dr Eamon Haughey discussed the challenges in the land system and the role land can play in climate mitigation and adaptation in Ireland.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Watch keynote and policy outlook from Achieving Ireland's Climate Action Ambitions conference

Tuesday, 2 March 2021

If you missed Mr Eamon Ryan T.D., Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications, and Transport keynote at the RIA conference 'Achieving Ireland's Climate Action Ambitions' on 25 February 2021 you can watch...

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee

The role of the ocean in global climate: Interplay of natural oscillations and global warming

Friday, 19 February 2021

Measurements made in the ocean in recent decades have improved our understanding of the physical connections between ocean and atmosphere and of the role of the ocean in climate. Find out more in this blog by Professor...

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

Call for case studies on knowledge co-production for sustainability

Monday, 18 January 2021

We are seeking case studies on knowledge co-production in the areas of environmental and sustainability research on the island of Ireland to feature in an upcoming workshop and publication. Closing date for submissions...

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

Adapting to a changing climate: How can we build resilience?

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

We must build resilience to a range of challenges, including that of climate change. Individuals play a critical role in our combined path to a resilient economy and society. Find out more in this blog by Dr Olga M...

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

Creating sustainable futures through a Circular Economy

Friday, 2 October 2020

Circular pathways - our future for regenerative and sustainable living.

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

Old data to the rescue: recovering weather observations to shed light on our past and present climate

Friday, 14 August 2020

There are many paper records from the nineteenth century containing handwritten weather observations from various sites around Ireland. Finding these records and rescuing the data from them is not an easy task but could...

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

COVID-19 recovery and green growth: What is holding up implementation of the Paris Agreement?

Tuesday, 21 July 2020

In just a few weeks, the Covid-19 pandemic has led us to mobilise crisis response and best determine how we can live with the pandemic in the short term. The next stage, and one that we eagerly await, is how we can...

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

Climate Governance and Fundamental Rights before the Supreme Court

Monday, 22 June 2020

On 22 and 23 June 2020 the Supreme Court will hear the appeal in Climate Case Ireland, a challenge to the State’s National Mitigation Plan.[1]  This case raises important issues of constitutional law, human rights...

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

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