climate change

Carbon credits in Nigeria & South Africa by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Carbon credits in Nigeria & South Africa

We investigated the feasibility of enabling banks in Nigeria and South Africa to play the role of accumulators of their clients' greenhouse gas emissions credits into larger bundle ... Read more

Review of national research priorities by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Review of national research priorities

We supported the Irish Government in prioritising areas for publicly-funded research, including ocean energy, bioenergy, smart grids, climate change, water, waste and smart cities. ... Read more

Sustainability benchmarking in food & drink sector by Thomas Cleary

Sustainability benchmarking in food & drink sector

A leading manufacturer in the food and drink sector appointed Byrne Ó Cléirigh to develop a framework for evaluating and tracking sustainability at its production facility. Read more

EU ETS phase III by Thomas Cleary

EU ETS phase III

The EU is pressing ahead with the tightening of GHG emissions of by means of phase III of its emissions trading scheme (ETS), which will run from 1 January 2013 until 2020. Read more

Sustainability criteria for biofuels by Shane Malone

Sustainability criteria for biofuels

Biofuels must satisfy sustainability criteria that include minimum GHG savings and the protection of material and land with a high carbon stock and a high biodiversity value. Read more

National strategy for greenhouse gas reduction by Thomas Cleary

National strategy for greenhouse gas reduction

Byrne Ó Cléirigh contributed to the development of a strategy for the Irish Government to limit and reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. Read more

How much will a carbon tax cost? by Douglas Adamson

How much will a carbon tax cost?

In anticipation of the introduction of a carbon tax in Ireland via Budget 2010, we consider what rate it might be set at and the potential impact on the cost of fuels. Read more