The Green Electricity Revolution

How you can become an Active Energy Citizen Weds 13 October 2021 7.30 pm Clare Duffy As part of the senior leadership team in ESB Networks, the Irish electricity grid owner, Clare is fully engaged in Ireland’s Climate Action Plan, including their transition to a lower carbon energy system. She is accountable for enabling theContinue reading “The Green Electricity Revolution”

About Clare Duffy

Clare Duffy,  Networks Development and Electrification Manager, ESB Networks As part of the senior leadership team in ESB Networks, the Irish electricity grid owner, Clare Duffy is fully engaged in Ireland’s Climate Action Plan, leading on activities key to Ireland’s transition to a lower carbon energy system. She is accountable for enabling the electrification ofContinue reading “About Clare Duffy”

Decarbonising Transport

Are electric cars the way forward? Weds 16 June 2021 7.30pm Speaker: Christoph Domke Christoph is a Senior Director and Clean and Smart Mobility Lead at FTI Consulting in London. He has more than 13 years’ experience advising companies and senior executives in the automotive, logistics, supplier, technology and energy industries. He has a deepContinue reading “Decarbonising Transport”

Tips from Fast Fashion talk

Powerpoint presentation available by email on request. Contact info.gxrotary@gmail.com NGOs that are working with the fashion industry to improve practices, supply chains, working conditions etc. Remake gives scores to brands so you can find the best and the worst. They also campaign, make films, run workshops etc Fashion Revolution is action oriented, encouraging you toContinue reading “Tips from Fast Fashion talk”

What can I do about… speaking out?

You recognise that we are using the earth’s resources faster than they can be replenished, and you want us all to take action. It’s not easy and none of us can wave a magic wand. None of us can solve the planet’s problems on our own – but together we can do so much! TalkContinue reading “What can I do about… speaking out?”

What can I do about… plastic & waste?

We heard from Marine plastics expert Emily Stevenson on 25 November 2020 about microplastics in the sea and the importance of re-using and refusing plastic. Daniel Castle spoke on 20 January 2021 about re-using plastic bottles, how some alternatives to plastic are not necessarily as green as you might imagine Click on the links forContinue reading “What can I do about… plastic & waste?”

What can I do about… food & agriculture?

Shop local – and notice where the food you buy comes from Eat less meat and dairy. Look into alternative milks and cheeses, and experiment with vegetarian food. There is no reason why it can’t be delicious – you just need to find out how to get the flavours you want. We are working onContinue reading “What can I do about… food & agriculture?”