NERI seminar: Ireland’s daunting climate change challenge in the period to 2030: how to respond?
2 December 2015
The NERI invites you to attend an upcoming seminar, Ireland’s daunting climate change challenge in the period to 2030: how to respond?
The NERI seminar series aims to provide a forum for the presentation of research papers on topics of relevance to Irish public policy, North and South. The seminars are open to all who are interested and free to attend. The details of the upcoming event are as follows:
Date : Wednesday, 2 December 2015
Title : Ireland’s daunting climate change challenge in the period to 2030: how to respond?
Speaker : Joseph Curtin
Time : Tea and coffee from 3:50pm; the seminar commences at 4pm
Location : INTO Learning Centre, 38 Parnell Square, Dublin 1
Joe will present an overview of Ireland’s climate change challenge within the context of the upcoming Paris COP 21 and EU climate 2030 negotiations. He will review Ireland’s progress to date, and will present options for meeting future international commitments. In doing so he will draw upon research papers on community energy schemes (co-authored with Dr. Celine McInerney, UCC) and on divestment for fossil fuels (co-authored with Dr. Paul Dean, UCC). He will also draw upon IIEA research into the implications of climate change for the agriculture sector.
Joseph Curtin is Research Fellow at the Institute of International and European Affairs on climate policy, and a Research Fellow at UCC on a project aimed at identifying financial incentives attractive to community groups to mobalise investment in low-carbon technologies. He is a member of the Irish Climate Change Advisory Council.
We hope you are free to join us on November 18th.
INTO Learning Centre, 38 Parnell Square, Dublin 1