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As climate change takes hold in Ireland, storms, sea-level rise and acidification will become more intense, with coastal flooding and erosion further impacting our coastline.
3 Backers raised €220 of €3890
Bioenergy - from woody biomass, energy crops like willow, grasslands and farm waste - is already the main source of renewable energy in the EU. In Ireland, however, it currently makes up less than 5% of Ireland’s energy profile.
5 Backers raised €160 of €2475
Emissions from the transport sector are a major contributor to climate change, both globally and at home, and can pose a significant health risk, especially in built-up, populated urban areas.
21 Backers raised €600 of €1640
In 2019, Ireland became one of the first countries in the world to divest its investment fund away from companies that make substantial profit from fossil fuels. However, the majority of private Irish pension funds still include companies involved in oil and gas exploration, extraction and refinement.
23 Backers raised €687 of €1240