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Where to look for information on Climate Change?

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Where to look for information on Climate Change?

 

What is Climate Change?  What causes it?  And what can we do?  The following list of web resources – compiled by lecturers on the BSc (Hons) in Spatial Planning and Environmental Management (TU835) at the TU Dublin School of Architecture, Building and Environment – provide some useful answers to these questions: -

 

  1. The Climate Ireland site has a lot of good information on climate change and adaptation in Ireland.  Click here ...
  2. The Irish Environmental Protection Agency provides its own dedicated web resource on climate change.  Click here ...
  3. Carbon Brief is a UK-based website covering the latest developments in climate science, climate policy and energy policy.  It produces clear, data driven articles and gives an excellent summary of climate change related articles in the media. Click here ...
  4. The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of the world’s most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.  There is lots of useful information on its dedicated site to climate change, including a short video on climate change in 60 seconds.   Click here ...
  5.  EIT Climate-KIC is a European knowledge and innovation community, working towards a prosperous, inclusive, climate-resilient society founded on a circular, zero-carbon economy.  Click here ...
  6. The Climate Action Tracker is an independent scientific project that tracks government climate action and measures it against the globally agreed Paris Agreement aim of "holding warming well below 2°C, and pursuing efforts to limit warming to 1.5°C Click here ...
  7. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) produce reports on the  impacts of greenhouse gas emissions on the climate now and into the future and examine the likely effects of increasing atmospheric temperatures on all aspects of our lives. The work of the IPCC informs international agreements on how to respond to climate change.  Click here ...
  8. Climate Change and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (Click here ...) are core themes explored and developed within the BSc (Hons) in Spatial Planning and Environmental Management (TU835) at TU Dublin.

TU Dublin Environment & Planning staff and students discuss carbon capture and transfer in Irish peatland environments, Liffey Head Bog, County Wicklow

 

Are you passionate about our towns and cities?  And curious about the environment and the world around you?  Do you want to join the fight against climate change?  The BSc (Hons) in Spatial Planning and Environmental Management (TU835) is one of Ireland’s top professionally accredited programmes and offers choices, opportunities and careers in creating a sustainable future.  Check out day-to-day life at TU Dublin Environment & Planning, part of the TU Dublin School of Architecture, Building and Environment (SABE), on our socials at Instagram, TikTok and Linked-In.

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