Ireland

Ireland

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Ireland's Climate Change Impact

Positive

  • πŸŽ‰ Pledge net zero by 2050 (draft proposal)
  • πŸš— Ban ICE (diesel and petrol) vehicles by 2030
  • 🍾️ Energy mix contains low coal (1%)
  • πŸƒ Uses wind power (30%)
  • 🌊 Uses hydro power (2%)
  • πŸŒ… Other renewables power (~2%)

Negative

  • βš–οΈ Net zero pledge still not in law
  • 😠 Electricity from renewable sources too low (36%)
  • 🀬 Electricity from fossil fuels too high (63.56%)
  • πŸ›’ Electricity from oil (7%)
  • β›½ Electricity from natural gas (54%)

Percentages rounded from 2019 data.

πŸ“ˆ Ireland is rank 83 out of 195 countries for Climate Change.

How would you rate Ireland's Environmental Impact?

Is the Ireland part of the IEA (International Energy Agency)?

No, Ireland is not a member or an association of the IEA.

What is Ireland's renewable vs fossil fuel energy mix?

Ireland uses 36% energy from renewable sources compared to 63.56% energy from fossil fuel sources.

Ireland's Climate Change Action

A list of some of Ireland's common climate change questions.

Have Ireland's government pledged to ban diesel and petrol cars?

Yes, Ireland have plans to ban ICE cars by 2030.


Have Ireland's government pledged to be a net zero country?

Yes, Ireland have pledged to be a net zero country by 2050.


Does Ireland's electricity mix still contain coal?

Yes, Ireland's electricity does still contain coal as part of the countries energy mix.

Does Ireland's generate nuclear electricity?

No, Ireland's does generate nuclear electricity.

Ireland's Climate Change Resources

National Climate Change Entity

Are you looking for your countries department for action against climate change? If so, the website below is Ireland's dedicated environment and global warming resource. We encourage everyone to put pressure on local and national government's to put climate change high on their priority and to push forward with climate positive laws.

Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland

Ireland's Comparison Against Countries

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