In March 2021, the Irish government published a Climate Act committing Ireland to net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Net zero refers to the balance between the amount of greenhouse gas produced and the amount removed from the atmosphere. This was a landmark increase in ambition and aims to align Ireland’s future with the Paris Agreement to tackle climate change.
Wind Energy Ireland commissioned a study from UCC experts on “Our Climate Neutral Future” with the objective of creating a roadmap to a climate neutral future and explaining, for the first time, how Ireland can achieve this goal and what is involved. Dr. Paul Deane from MaREI was the consultant on the study, which was supported by UCC Consulting.Read more