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Climate Ready Academy’s Waste & Circular Economy Leaders Programme, Developed & Delivered by Antaris

The Climate Ready Academy’s* “Waste and Circular Economy Leaders Programme” is running for a third series starting in May 2022. Antaris developed and deliver the Waste and Circular Economy Leaders programme as part of the Climate Ready Academy, by Skillnet Ireland in association with Central Solutions. Check out what some of the graduates from the …

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SBTi Net-Zero Standard

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) have launched their corporate net-zero standard. The standard can be found at https://sciencebasedtargets.org/resources/files/Net-Zero-Standard.pdf Antaris are advocates of science-based targets and we think they are a great tool to plan for decarbonisation. We have committed to reducing our absolute scope 1 and scope 2 GHG emissions 50% by 2030 from …

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Famine, War, and Pestilence – Interpretation of our Future as per Chatham House’s Report Entitled ‘Climate Change Risk Assessment 2021’

Here’s my interpretation of our future according to Chatham House’s report entitled Climate change risk assessment 2021. Chatham House, (yes, they do more than set rules for disclosure at meetings), published the report in September with its headline findings that: The world is dangerously off-track to meet the Paris Agreement goals The risks are compounding, …

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Climate Crisis Advisory Group (CCAG) report: The Final Warning Bell

I recently reviewed the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – Sixth Assessment report (https://antarisconsulting.com/the-intergovernmental-panel-on-climate-change-ipcc-sixth-assessment-report/) which stated that climate change is widespread, rapid, and intensifying. Unprecedented changes are being observed in every region and across the whole climate system as evidenced by the following: CO₂ concentration is the highest in at least 2 million years. …

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What is Cop26?

Cop26 is the 26th conference of the parties to the UN framework convention on climate change, the parent treaty to the 2015 Paris Agreement. World governments conducted their first conference (COP1) in Berlin in 1975. Under the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), practically every country on Earth committed itself to avoid …

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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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