Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – Sixth Assessment report

Climate change is widespread, rapid and intensifying, according to an influential UN report released in early August. This is the stark forecast in the Sixth Assessment Cycle report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the UN body for assessing the science related to climate change. …

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Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021

The Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021 (No. 23 of 2021), which was recently enacted, and which amends the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015 (No. 46 of 2015), supports Ireland’s transition to a Net Zero economy and identifies a framework for achieving a climate-neutral economy by no later than …

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PAS 2060:2014 – Specification for the Demonstration of Carbon Neutrality

Climate change and the emission of greenhouse gases are some of the most critical issues facing society.  Strategies and actions to reduce carbon footprints remain important and governments, industry and communities are still responding to this issue in various ways. To minimise the effects of climate change, countries and indeed corporate entities need to significantly …

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Climate Action- The Race to Move from Targets to Actions Starts Now

Implications for Logistics and Commuting In a massive step towards positive climate action in Ireland, President Higgins has signed the climate action Bill into Law. The process for setting sectoral targets starts now. The magnitude of the cuts required are absolutely huge, and as the recent succession of wildfires, heatwaves, and catastrophic flooding has shown …

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Antaris Consulting has committed to reducing our absolute scope 1 and scope 2 GHG emissions by 50% by 2030 (from a 2018 base year), and to measuring and reducing our scope 3 emissions. Antaris Consulting has had its emissions reduction targets from company operations (scopes 1 and 2) approved by the Science Based Targets initiative …

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Conclusions from the Dublin Climate Dialogues

The Dublin Climate Dialogues took place last month (May) and brought together an impressive array of speakers including, John Kerry (U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate) Damilola Ogunbiyi, (Special Rep of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy) Mary Robinson, (former President of Ireland and Adjunct Professor for Climate Justice in TCD) Dr Fatih Birol (Director, …

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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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