Climate Change Lecture Series and Presentations

The EPA's Climate Change lecture series has been running since late 2007, bringing a range of Irish and international speakers to the Round Room in The Mansion House, Dublin to update Irish audiences on the science of climate change, and possible responses to it.

The EPA, as part of the National Dialogue on Climate Action, hosted Dr Artur Runge-Metzger of the EU Commission who presented a lecture titled: The European Green Deal – Towards a climate-neutral EU by 2050.

Dr Artur Runge-Metzger   Dr Runge-Metzger is a Director at the DG Climate Action in the European Union, a position he has held since January 2016, covering developing domestic and international climate strategies; overseeing the governance of EU climate action; regulating greenhouse gas emissions from non-ETC sectors; and supporting innovation and modernisation in the EU's energy and industrial sectors. For twelve years he led on climate strategy and international climate negotiations including the adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2015.  Dr Runge-Metzger has held various Commission assignments in Sarajevo, Brussels and Harare.  He holds a doctoral degree in agricultural economics from the University of Gottingen.


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Previous lectures can be found on our videos page, as well as the EPA's YouTube Channel.

In addition, numerous presentations on climate-related issues given at EPA workshops and conferences are available on the EPA's SlideShare Channel.