Energy, Environment and Climate Action


The Energy, Environment and Climate Action division is for professional and student engineers with an interest in energy policy development, energy conservation technology, renewable energy technology and energy system development to ensure an economically and environmentally sustainable and secure energy system in Ireland.


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Energy, Environment and Climate Action in the Engineers Journal

Why climate change could make Mediterranean atmospheric ‘meteotsunamis’ more common

Rogue waves that strike without warning across the Mediterranean and elsewhere may become more frequent as the climate changes, early-stage research suggests.

Initial optimisation of IPR fullerenes from C60 to C­100

The interest in fullerenes lies in their unique energy levels and high electron affinity which makes these molecules promising candidates for biological applications such as carriers for drug and gene therapy, or pharmaceutical applications such as being used as carriers for drug delivery and increasing the acceptance of artificial implants, writes Carl Pichon.

Embodied carbon in masonry construction versus timber frame construction in housing

Building designers can have a large impact on reducing upfront emissions of a building by undertaking 'whole life' carbon thinking at an early design stage. With the introduction of the new climate action bill it is time for our industry to play its part in achieving our national climate goals, writes Chartered Engineer Jeremy Walsh.

Thomas Edison: Visionary, inventor, or villain?

Some consider Thomas Edison as one of the greatest inventors in history while some argue that many of 'his ideas' aren't quite 'original', writes Donovan Alexander.

An environmentalist speaks: Only nuclear energy can save our world

Unfounded fears about nuclear technology may be undercutting the fight against climate change.

A streamlined approach to determining thermal properties of crystalline solids and alloys

An MIT research team finds machine learning techniques offer big advantages over standard experimental and theoretical approaches.


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