Climate change

Climate change and Ireland
Human activity is causing the Earth's climate to change. This document explains the impacts of climate change and the steps being taken to address it in Ireland.

Pollution prevention and control
Describes EU and Irish law regarding licensing procedures and enforcement of pollution prevention and control measures.

Environmental assessments for projects and plans
The environmental impact of certain projects, plans and programmes must be assessed before they can go ahead. This assessment is done using either an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) or a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) .

Grants for solar panels
The Solar Electricity Grant offers grants to homeowners to install solar panels.
This document is in: Housing grants and schemes

Greener homes
Information on how to make your home more environmentally friendly.

Individual home energy upgrade grants (Better Energy Homes)
This scheme provides grants to help to increase the energy efficiency of homes, including grants for home insulation.
This document is in: Housing grants and schemes