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The Potential for Grass Biomethane as a Biofuel

Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report 11, February 2013

Year: 2013

This report summarises work done by Dr. Jerry Murphy and his team in the Environmental Research Institute at University College Cork. The team has successfully modified standard technologies used to generate methane from waste and used them to generate methane from grass. The team has also undertaken analysis of the barriers to the development of this technology in Ireland.

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CCRP16 - Robust Adaptation to Climate Change in the Water Sector in Ireland

Year: 2013

Adaptation is necessary to position Ireland to better cope with the impacts of climate change. This report develops a framework for supporting adaptation to climate change and a tool for assessing adaptation options.

Addressing Climate Change Challenges in Ireland

Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report 25, February 2013

Year: 2013

As a Party to the UNFCCC and an EU Member State, Ireland is committed to key climate-protection goals, including ensuring that the average global temperature increase is kept below 2°C. Consideration of 2050 goals is therefore essential for planning and achieving the mitigation targets established under the EU 2020 Climate and Energy Package (CEP).

Irish TIMES Energy Systems Model

Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report, February 2013

Year: 2013

This project draws on and contributes to the wealth of international energy-systems modelling research activity. It involved building, developing, calibrating, testing and running a (partial equilibrium) energy-systems optimisation model for Ireland – the Irish TIMES model.

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The Status of Ireland's Climate, 2012

Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report 26, February 2013

Year: 2013

This report brings together observational information and data for over 40 climate variables and highlights changes and trends in aspects of Irish climate across the atmospheric, oceanic and terrestrial domains. The observations presented in this report contribute to the formulation of the Essential Climate Variables (ECVs) as defined by the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS).

Climate Change Research Programme - Fellowship Call May 2009

Research Fellowship Application Form 2009, January 2013

Year: 2013

CCRP Fellowship Call May 2009 Application Form

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National Adaptive Capacity Assessment

Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report 17, December 2012

Year: 2012

Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report 17

Integrated Modelling Project Ireland

Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report 12, June 2012

Year: 2012

CCRP Report 12 - J. Andrew Kelly

Robust Adaptation to Climate Change in the Water Sector in Ireland

CCRP Report 16 - Julia Hall, Conor Murphy and John Sweeney, June 2012

Year: 2012

Adaptation is necessary to position Ireland to better cope with the impacts of climate change. This report develops a framework for supporting adaptation to climate change and a tool for assessing adaptation options.

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A New Approach to Bioaerosol Monitoring in Ireland

Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report 18, June 2012

Year: 2012

This major new publication was completed by Professor John Sodeau and his research team at the Centre for Research Atmospheric Chemistry (CRAC) in University College Cork (UCC). The team used state of the art air quality instrumentation, to detect and quantify pollen, fungal spores, and bacteria that are all components of the air we breathe and are known as bio-aerosols.

CCRP 14: Strategy Guide on Climate Change Implications and Strategies for the Community Sector

Year: 2012

Strategy Guide on Climate Change Implications and Strategies for the Community Sector

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Ireland Adapts to Climate Change

Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report 9, January 2012

Year: 2012

CCRP Report 9 - Tara Shine and Margaret Desmond

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CCRP 14: Strategy Guide on Climate Change Implications and Strategies for the Community Sector

Year: 2012

Strategy Guide on Climate Change Implications and Strategies for the Community Sector

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Earth Observation Strategy for Ireland

Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report 8, January 2012

Year: 2012

Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report 8

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Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Sectoral Policies in Ireland

Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report 10, January 2012

Year: 2012

CCRP Report 10 - Margaret Desmond and Tara Shine

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Carbon Restore –The Potential of Restored Irish Peatlands for Carbon Uptake and Storage

Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report 15, January 2012

Year: 2012

CCRP Report 15 - David Wilson, Florence Renou-Wilson, Catherine Farrell, Craig Bullockand Christoph Müller

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Domestic Offsetting Scoping Study for Ireland

Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report 6, January 2011

Year: 2011

CCRP Report 6 - Siobhan O’Keeffe, Alyssa Gilbert and Kieran Lettice

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Barriers to Sustainable Transport in Ireland

Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report 7, January 2011

Year: 2011

CCRP Report 7 - David Browne, Brian Caulfield and Margaret O’Mahony

Climate Change Research Programme Projects and Fellowships awarded in 2011

Year: 2011

A list and description of all projects and fellowships awarded by the EPA's Climate Change Research Programme in 2011

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Estimates of Methane Recovery in Landfill Gas Flaring and Utilisation

Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report 3, January 2010

Year: 2010

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