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Greenhouse gas emissions

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Ireland decreased 6.8% in 2023. Learn more

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Climate Opinion Maps

The EPA Climate Change in the Irish Mind Climate Opinion Maps, produced in partnership with the Yale Programme on Climate Communication show how climate change beliefs, risk perceptions, and policy support vary at the county and regional levels.

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Climate Change in the Irish Mind Open Data

The EPA Climate Change in the Irish Mind wave-1 Open Dataset is available for non-commercial purposes only.

The EPA's Role in addressing climate change

The EPA’s role in addressing climate change challenges includes collating national greenhouse gas emissions and projections; regulating emissions from industrial sectors; supporting climate science research; supporting behavioural change and facilitating the National Dialogue on Climate Action.

 

Climate change and you

Ireland must play its part in contributing to efforts to limit climate change.

Latest publications in Climate Change

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Ireland’s Provisional Greenhouse Gas Emissions 1990-2023

This report outlines Ireland’s provisional Greenhouse Gas Emissions from 1990-2023, published in July 2024

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Climate Change's Four Irelands:

An Audience Segmentation Analysis

This segmentation report is an analysis of the EPA Climate Change in the Irish Mind survey published in 2021, in partnership with Yale University. The report shows that the Irish population can be categorised into four distinct audiences based on attitudes about climate change identified as the Alarmed, Concerned, Cautious and Doubtful.

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Climate Change in the Irish Mind

This report, carried out in partnership with Yale University, is a baseline study of the Irish population's beliefs, attitudes, policy preferences and behaviours regarding climate change.

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Ireland’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Projections 2023-2050

This report outlines Ireland’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Projections 2023-2050, published May 2024

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Ireland’s Climate Change Assessment Synthesis Report

The Synthesis Report acts as a concise summary of the most important science on climate change presented in the underlying volumes. Selected findings that are deemed of the highest policy and societal relevance from each underlying volume are integrated into the report. The synthesis report highlights the underlying volumes details, where the interested reader can discover further information.

Latest News and Press Releases

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Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2023 lowest in three decades

Date released: July 08, 2024

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its provisional greenhouse gas emissions for Ireland for 2023.

Ireland is projected to exceed its National and EU climate targets

Date released: May 27, 2024

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its greenhouse gas emissions projections for the period 2023-2050.

EPA Climate change lecture: climate change and health- moving from paralysis to pragmatism

Date released: April 22, 2024

The next lecture in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Climate Change lecture series will be delivered by Professor Lea Berrang Ford, Deputy Director at the UK Health Security Agency.

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