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

The long goodbye: Irish law, climate change and smart meters

As ‘net zero’ emissions targets seek to slow climate change rather than stop it, internet of things (IoT) solutions offer a way for business to monitor their own energy levels with pinpoint accuracy, writes Kieran Murphy, an IoT entrepreneur who's helping property businesses to meet their new emissions goal.

Engineers blending light and sound to see underwater floor from airborne device

Engineers develop a way to break the water-air barrier and map more of the ocean floor.

From Clyde Road to Kildare Street 2020: Engineering advocacy in a time of change

The year 2020 was certainly a year of change, featuring not only the COVID-19 crisis, but also a general election and the formation of a new government. Richard Manton outlines some of the highlights of a year of advocacy that focused on national recovery, climate action, innovation and future engineering skills.

The engineer looking for new ways to store energy

By developing electrochemical technologies, Fikile Brushett hopes to help reduce reliance on fossil fuels.

Maurice Buckley presidential address – Part 3: Engineers in management

In the final part of a three-part series of articles on his presidential address, Maurice Buckley elaborates on why he believes engineers are a great fit for the highest management positions in an organisation. 

The mission to decipher a mysterious aerosol layer above Himalayan monsoon clouds

For Stephan Borrmann, a day of high altitude detective work begins early. He wakes at about 5.30am in a hotel in the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal. After a quick breakfast, he and his team are driven to the city’s airport. Their job is to prepare a converted Russian espionage plane so that it can investigate one of the biggest mysteries of the atmosphere.


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