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180 Degrees is a podcast series that looks at the energy choices we make when it comes to transport, our homes, business and technology.

For Season 3, we’re sharing stories from people across Ireland, working towards a cleaner energy future. We are talking about energy efficiency in the home, the motivations for investing in a large energy upgrade, and how to finance it.

We also discuss the switch to electric vehicles, Ireland’s charging infrastructure and how one EV owner converted to driving electric and hasn’t looked back!

If you’re interested in learning more about how you can reduce your carbon footprint, tune in to season 3 of 180 Degrees, starting 23rd September. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. And for more information, please visit seai.ie/podcast (https://www.seai.ie/podcast/) .

180 Degrees is brought to you by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland and is supported by the Government of Ireland.

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180 Degrees is a podcast series that looks at the energy choices we make when it comes to transport, our homes, business and technology.

For Season 3, we’re sharing stories from people across Ireland, working towards a cleaner energy future. We are talking about energy efficiency in the home, the motivations for investing in a large energy upgrade, and how to finance it.

We also discuss the switch to electric vehicles, Ireland’s charging infrastructure and how one EV owner converted to driving electric and hasn’t looked back!

If you’re interested in learning more about how you can reduce your carbon footprint, tune in to season 3 of 180 Degrees, starting 23rd September. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. And for more information, please visit seai.ie/podcast (https://www.seai.ie/podcast/) .

180 Degrees is brought to you by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland and is supported by the Government of Ireland.

    Dr. Lorna Gold on scaling up our climate action

    Dr. Lorna Gold on scaling up our climate action

    Dr. Lorna Gold, Environmental Activist and Author talks to host Jim Scheer about mobilising faith communities and how we can build a worldwide movement to scale up our climate action. 

    • 43 min
    Professor John Sweeney on meeting Ireland’s 2030 energy and climate targets

    Professor John Sweeney on meeting Ireland’s 2030 energy and climate targets

    Professor John Sweeney, Emeritus Professor of Geography at the NUI Maynooth joins host Jim Scheer to discuss the stark reality of the latest climate science, Ireland’s energy and climate targets, and the chances of meeting them by 2030. 

    • 44 min
    Rachel Dempsey on turning eco-anxiety into eco-resilience

    Rachel Dempsey on turning eco-anxiety into eco-resilience

    Podcast host Jim Scheer is joined by Rachel Dempsey, founder of Full Circle Change to discuss her experience and knowledge supporting people to turn eco-anxiety to eco-resilience. They discuss the roots of the climate crisis, the youth movement, climate anxiety and indigenous wisdom on climate. 

    • 36 min
    Minister Ryan shares his thoughts on how Ireland's decarbonised future could look

    Minister Ryan shares his thoughts on how Ireland's decarbonised future could look

    Eamon Ryan TD, Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications takes us back to his early years to share where he first discovered his connection to the natural world, and how that passion has led him to where he is today. 

    • 46 min
    Davie Phillip on the importance of community engagement for climate action

    Davie Phillip on the importance of community engagement for climate action

    Davie Phillip, Community Resilience Manager, talks to us about practical ways of engaging with climate action and about Ireland’s first ecovillage in Cloughjordan.

    • 45 min
    S4: Live Episode - Sharon Finegan on the importance of an environmentally-engaged society

    S4: Live Episode - Sharon Finegan on the importance of an environmentally-engaged society

    Sharon Finegan, Director Office of Environmental Sustainability at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has a conversation with host Jim Scheer in front of a live audience about her career and work for the EPA and the Department of the Taoiseach in communicating the importance of climate across Irish society.

    • 48 min

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