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EPA Climate Change Lecture Series - An evening with Professor Michael Mann

Date released: November 12, 2021

Professor Michael Mann will present the next EPA Climate Change Lecture which will take place virtually on Monday 15th November at 7pm. This lecture forms part of the National Dialogue on Climate Action.

Pandemic restrictions, less peat and more wind energy lead to reduced greenhouse gas emissions in 2020

Date released: October 21, 2021

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its provisional greenhouse gas emissions for Ireland for 2020. The figures show a reduction in emissions of 3.6 per cent compared to 2019, which although significant, is 0.4 per cent less than the reduction seen in 2019.

The evidence is clear, global climate change means Ireland is warmer and wetter

Date released: August 11, 2021

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Met Éireann (MÉ) and the Marine Institute (MI) have published a report on “The Status of Ireland’s Climate”.

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