Changing how people travel for short journeys has the the most potential for reducing transport emissions in Dublin, says Eoin Ahern, an energy researcher for Codema.
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The Council Plans to Cluster Public EV Charging Points in Off-Street Hubs Around the City
As part of a public consultation, it will be asking people to pinpoint a GPS location on a map of where they think a public charging hub should go.
Study Maps Which Dublin Neighbourhoods Are Most at Risk from Hot Weather
As the climate changes, the city is set to experience more heatwaves, and the council should do more to prepare for them, say the researchers.
Council Housing Complex to Use Rain from the Roof to Flush Toilets, Cutting Waste and Pollution
Adding rainwater harvesting to more city apartment complexes could help ease the pressure on the overloaded sewer system, reducing overflows into Dublin Bay.
Council Briefs: Setting Up a New District Heating Company, and Repairing a Medieval Church in Finglas
These were among the issues that Dublin city councillors discussed at recent meetings.
Council Briefs: The Cause of Northside Power Outages, and Plans for Clontarf Flood Defences
These were among the issues Dublin city councillors discussed at a meeting of their North Central Area Committee on Monday.
Dublin Airport Wants Millions More Passengers, But Should It Take Millions Fewer?
The airport plans to chip away at the tens of thousands of tonnes of CO2 that it emits each year, but it says it’s not really responsible for the hundreds of thousands that airplanes and car drivers emit.
In Raheny, an Electric Car Owner Finds She’s Living in a Building, and a City, That Aren’t Set Up to Charge It
Even as the government is pushing for a huge shift to EVs, her building’s property managers told her she can’t install her own charger, and there’s no public one nearby.
At Current Pace, Retrofitting the City’s Social Houses Would Take 12 Years
Dublin City Council has already retrofitted 77 percent of its houses. (That’s not including flats.) Councillors want the money to speed it all up.
Sea Level in Dublin Bay is Definitely Rising Fast, Confirms Irish Research
Many people may react to talk of millimetres per year by thinking they’re small numbers. But “it’s a real transformation in terms of how frequently you get flooded”.