Environment - Antaris Consulting

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SMEs need to realise that business as usual is obsolete Ireland has agreed to a massive, transformative step change to reduce emissions to tackle climate change.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 […]

Green for Micro Programme in Conjunction with Local Enterprise Office

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

International Cooperation and Environmental Crises: COP27 & COP15

There are several environmental issues plaguing our world right now, with the biggest and most notorious being climate change. According to the 6th assessment report by the IPCC, the global mean temperature has increased to 1.09°C when comparing the decade 2011 – 2020 with the baseline period of 1850 – 1900. This warming generates severe […]

Antaris at Environment Ireland Conference, October 2022

A great second half of Day 1 of Environment Ireland with a split focus on the circular economy, as well as public health and the environment. Minister Eamon Ryan, opening speaker on day 2 of Environment Ireland tells delegates: “Funding of nature protection has increased by 83% in the last three years. That gives us […]

Meet Antaris at the Environment Ireland Conference

Environment Ireland is the main conference in the Irish environment sector calendar. It is a two-day, multi-stream conference that allows scope for focused sessions and is the optimal structure for maximum discussion and debate. The conference is all-island in its context and seeks to examine the latest developments across all the sectors within the Irish […]

Be Lean & Go Green

Antaris can assist your company to become leaner and greener.  A win-win situation – with economic and environmental benefits. In his book “Creating a Lean and Green Business System” Keivan Zokaei, explains that “there is a logical fit between economic and environmental waste reduction, in other words, between lean and green”. He describes lean as […]

The Depredations of Single-use Plastic

Every year 8 million tons of plastic waste are dumped into our oceans. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has estimated that by 2050, if nothing is done, 12 billion tons of plastic waste will have accumulated on the planet, in nature, and in our oceans. The use of single-use plastic is ubiquitous and according to the […]

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. […]

Sustainable Living: Consumer Choices

More than 50% of the energy-related emissions reductions needed to get to net-zero will come from consumer choices. The UN has published details on 10 specific actions we can all take to reduce our impact on the environment and on energy use in particular. See https://www.un.org/ActNow While we don’t buy a new car every day […]

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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