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.

 

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Climate Change in the Irish Mind infographic
Climate Change in the Irish Mind

Baseline study of the Irish population's beliefs, attitudes, policy preferences and behaviours regarding climate change

This report was undertaken by the EPA and the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication in support of the National Dialogue on Climate Action.

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Ireland's Provisional Greenhouse Gas emissions 1990-2020

Prepared by EPA's Emissions Statistics team

The EPA has produced provisional estimates of greenhouse gas emissions for the time period 1990-2020

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Ireland's National Inventory Submission 2021

National submission of greenhouse gas emissions Ireland

Ireland's national inventory submission for years 1990-2019 including the National Inventory Report (NIR) and common reporting format (CRF) tables and any supplementary files.

GHG projections report
Ireland's greenhouse gas emission projections 2020-2040

the latest GHG projections report for Ireland

Ireland's greenhouse gas emission projections 2020-2040

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Ireland's final greenhouse gas emissions projections 2018-2040

GHG emissions 2018-2040

This report outlines Ireland's projected estimates of Greenhouse Gas emissions

Latest News and Press Releases

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EPA data shows Ireland’s 2021 Greenhouse Gas Emissions above pre-Covid levels

Date released: July 20, 2022

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its provisional greenhouse gas emissions for Ireland for 2021.

EPA Greenhouse Gas emissions projections highlight the need for urgent implementation of climate plans and policies

Date released: May 31, 2022

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its Greenhouse Gas emissions projections for the period 2021-2040.

EPA Climate Change Lecture Series – The Role of Communications in Driving Climate Action

Date released: April 27, 2022

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is delighted to welcome Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz, founder and Director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and a Senior Research Scientist at the Yale School of the Environment.

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