Did you know… Sustainability education focuses on addressing topics and breaking down topics like biodiversity, the bioeconomy, the circular economy, the science behind climate change, transport, energy and water pollution. The Galway Youth Climate Assembly aimed to educate students on sustainability and participate in decision-making for climate action policies and to learn about processes and […]
Listen back to this week’s episode as John speaks to environmentalist Duncan Stewart and Dr Anne Nolan, coordinator of the Masters in Education for Sustainability and Global Citizenship at Mary Immaculate College Limerick at the Galway Youth Climate Assembly. For more in this series listen in to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am.
This week Galway Bay FM looked at work monitoring wild Irish honeybee colonies with Chiara Binetti, Research Assistant with University of Galway Honey Bee Research Centre. Did you know… The Irish honey bee is considered a unique subspecies native to Ireland, making it important for biodiversity preservation. There are concerns about the hybridization of […]
Listen back to this week’s episode as John chats about wild Irish Honey Bee Colonies with Chiara Binetti Research Assistant with University of Galway Honey Bee Research Centre. For more in this series listen to Galway Bay FM every Thursday at 11.30am.
In this episode Max speaks with Erlend Christiansen about the route he took towards his job as Off-Shore Licensing Manager with Codling Wind Park. The demand for sustainability professionals is growing across all sectors. There are many pathways into a career in sustainability. Qualifications in Engineering and Science along with apprenticeships and trades offer great […]
Listen back to this week’s episode as Max chats with Erlend Christiansen, who is Offshore Licensing Manager with Codling Wind Park. He talks about his path in finding a career in sustainability and we ask members of the public if they ever considered a job in the sector. For more in this series listen in […]
Ireland’s pursuit of a Net Zero electricity system showcases its dedication to sustainability and resilience in energy. Key Achievements: Renewable Energy Growth: Marked increase in wind and solar power, especially in wind energy. Energy Storage Solutions: Investments in storage combat renewable intermittency. Government Support: Strong policies driving sustainable energy investments. Challenges Overcome: Intermittency Addressed: […]
Listen back to this week’s episode as we talk to Paul Blount, Chair of Ireland net zero committee about Ireland’s pursuit of a Net Zero electricity system. For more in this series listen into Midlands 103 every Thursday at 11.20am.
Energy Efficiency in the Home – A Guide for Ireland In Ireland, where energy costs are high, this guide offers essential tips for efficiency. Insulation: Seal walls, roofs, and floors for better heat retention. Efficient Heating: Use smart thermostats and energy-saving systems. Lighting: Switch to LED bulbs and turn off lights when not in […]
Listen back to this week’s episode as we take a look at Energy Prices and talk to Dr. Paul Dean from UCC about fossil fuel reliance. For more in this series listen in to Midlands 103 every Thursday at 11.20am.