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20 Nov 2023

UCC Electrical & Gas Performance Academic Year 2022/23

The 2022/23 Academic Year marked a complete return to campus activities, as witnessed by the increased presence of students, staff, and numerous visitors exploring our grounds and buildings.
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10 Nov 2023

Degrowth: Exploring a Post-Growth Approach

The world has warmed by 1.2°C above pre-industrial levels. Despite progress in climate action globally, we’re not on track to keep warming at or below 1.5C1, as agreed internationally in the Paris agreement of 2015. At 1.2°C, we’re already witnessing devastating weather events and migrations of climate refugees. Predictions of how a warming world would affect life on earth have proven to be, in many instances, conservative. Fossil fuels are still being extracted and burned, the minority world or “global north,” continues to extract natural resources from the global south in an example of intra-species parasitism, and we are in an extinction crisis, with biodiversity being bashed from all angles.
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Your coffee doesn't need to cost the earth!
23 Oct 2023

1 Million Disposable Coffee Cups Saved by you since 1st January 2023!!

At UCC we are focused on continuous improvement for sustainability across our activities and became Plastic Free UCC’  from the beginning of 2023. UCC eliminated all single-use plastic in its operations throughout on campus dining, shops and vending machines.  We are thrilled to have reached the 1 million mark of saved disposable coffee cups as a result of this initiative. Your coffee doesn't have to cost the earth, bring your own cup!  
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Greenshoots Changemakers
11 Oct 2023

Greenshoots Changemakers

The Greenshoots team is officially looking for participants for the peer-to-peer element of the overall programme: Greenshoots Changemakers. This programme is designed for students who want to take environmental action but would appreciate some guidance and support.
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UCC looks to the future with local schools.

In March 2020 UCC celebrated  it's 10th anniversary of becoming the first University in the World to receive a Green Flag from the Foundation for Environmental Education.

Achievements, Awards and Sustainability Partnerships.