5.5 CPD Hours
The Climate Action Plan 2021 provides a detailed plan for taking decisive action to achieve a 51% reduction in overall greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and setting us on a path to reach net-zero emissions by no later than 2050, as committed to in the Programme for Government and set out in the Climate Act 2021.
It will put Ireland on a more sustainable path; cut emissions; create a cleaner, greener economy and society; and protect us from the devastating consequences of climate change. It is a huge opportunity to create new jobs and grow businesses in areas like offshore wind; cutting-edge agriculture; and retrofitting, making our homes warmer and safer.
The Plan lists the actions needed to deliver on our climate targets and sets indicative ranges of emissions reductions for each sector of the economy. It will be updated annually, including in 2022, to ensure alignment with our legally binding economy-wide carbon budgets and sectoral ceilings.
This Plan makes Ireland one of the most ambitious countries in the world on climate.
What the seminar will cover
This is a very interactive and informative seminar with lots of polls and visual engagement features and will cover the below.
The seminar will provide an indepth introduction to the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2021 and the annually updated Climate Action Plan. This hands on and highly interactive workshop-style one day programme will include the following:
- Context, terminology and calculations (context)
- Legal obligations & governance (what you have to do)
- Corporate best practice and leadership (what others do to reduce impacts)
- Procuring green electricity and offsets (what to do with residual impacts)