Environment

The Road to Net Zero

SMEs need to realise that business as usual is obsolete Ireland has agreed to a massive, transformative step change to reduce emissions to tackle climate change. We have done this globally through the Paris Climate Accord, regionally through the European Union and are putting binding targets in place nationally through the Climate Action Bill and …

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Green for Micro Programme in Conjunction with Local Enterprise Office

As service provider on the Green Directory with Enterprise Ireland, Antaris is delighted to welcome the opportunity given by the Local Enterprise Office in their ‘Green for Micro’ programme – a new initiative from the Local Enterprise Offices which aims to help prepare small businesses for the low carbon, more resource efficient economy of the …

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Environmental Prosecutions: If you think compliance is expensive wait till you see the costs of non-compliance!

Environmental Prosecutions: If you think compliance is expensive wait till you see the costs of non-compliance!   Managing Environmental Risk At Antaris, we recommend having an Environmental Management System as the key framework to manage risk. By assessing the environmental aspects and using our Pegasus Legal Register we try to ensure that our clients address …

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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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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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Three of the World’s Largest Emitters Ratify the Paris Agreement

Leaders of the world’s biggest economies reaffirmed their commitment to tackling climate change at the annual G20 summit which took place in Hangzhou on the 4th September last. It was at this summit that the US President Barak Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping handed their ratification documents to UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon, therefore ratifying …

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How Will the Paris Agreement Impact Climate Change?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has concluded that it is more than 90% probable that Greenhouse Gas (GHGs), such as carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide produced by human activity, have caused much of the observed increase in the earth’s temperature over the past 50 years. Evidence of the increased surface temperatures can …

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