Climate Change

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Biodiversity – Natures unprecedented and dangerous decline

Biodiversity – Natures unprecedented and dangerous decline – a risk that should be managed Did you know that biodiversity is in bad shape both globally and here in Ireland? Did you know it’s a risk for your business and that those interested in prudent planning and sustainability need to get a handle on both how …

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Biodiversity planning

The role of biodiversity in an Environmental Management System: Managing the environment and improving sustainability isn’t only about controlling negative aspects, such as waste and emissions. The site can contribute positively to the environment by improving it’s sustainability as a habitat, reducing the use of harmful chemicals and promoting the growth of carbon sequestering trees, …

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ISO 14090:2019 Adaptation to Climate Change — principles, requirements and guidelines

Climate change is impacting society in various ways and will continue to do so owing to greenhouse gases emitted, since the start of the Industrial Revolution. The extent of future climate change will depend on the effectiveness of efforts to limit further emissions of greenhouse gases. In November 2016, the Paris Agreement came into force …

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Latest annual report on hazardous waste in Ireland

The Environmental Protection Agency in Ireland has recently published its latest latest annual report on hazardous waste in Ireland for 2018. What is hazardous waste? A waste is hazardous when it can harm human health or the environment because it is explosive, oxidising, flammable, irritant, toxic, carcinogenic, corrosive, infectious, mutagenic, sensitising or eco-toxic. Hazardous waste …

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