Research Library – Climate Change

United Nations Climate Change

The UNFCCC secretariat (UN Climate Change) is the United Nations entity tasked with supporting the global response to the threat of climate change.


Inter Governmental Panel on Climate Change.


The IEA is committed to shaping a secure and sustainable energy future for all.

World Meteorological Organisation

WMO is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) with 193 Member States and Territories.

Stop Climate Chaos

Stop Climate Chaos is a coalition of civil society organizations campaigning to ensure Ireland does its fair share to tackle the causes and consequences of climate change. Current members include development, environmental, youth and faith based organisations.

Marine Conservation Society

We are the Marine Conservation Society, a UK charity fighting for a cleaner, better-protected, healthier ocean: one we can all enjoy.

Greenhouse Gas Online

The primary aim of Greenhouse Gas Online is to provide a freely available and up to date resource dedicated to greenhouse gas news and scientific publications.


United States Environmental Protection Agency

Carbon Neutral

The CarbonNeutral Protocol was created and is managed by Natural Capital Partners.

Cape Farewell

In 2001 the artist David Buckland created the Cape Farewell project to instigate a cultural response to the climate challenge. Cape Farewell is now an international not-for-profit programme based in the UK.


Since its founding in 1971, Earthwatch has been taking action to address global change through a time-tested model of citizen science and community engagement. 


Grian is an independently run platform created in an attempt to address the current issues concerning global warming and environmental degradation in Ireland.

Biofuel Watch

Biofuelwatch provides information, advocacy and campaigning in relation to the climate, environmental, human rights and public health impacts of large-scale industrial bioenergy.  We are a small team of staff and volunteers based in the UK and US.  In the past two years, our work has been supported by grants from Ceres Trust, CS Fund/Wash-Mott Legacy, Heinrich-Boell Foundation, JMG Foundation, Network for Social Change, Packard Foundation, Patagonia Foundation, Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation, Swift Foundation and Threshold Foundation. We are also grateful for smaller individual donations. Please see our donations page for details about how to support our work.

Sustainable Ireland is managed by the Sustainable Ireland Cooperative who trade as Cultivate. Since 2000 we have hosted this website.

This site has recently been revamped to highlight the stories we are collecting of local initiatives addressing the Sustainable Development Goals.

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