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Open letter on cost of living crisis

Establish an Executive to tackle the cost of living crisis

We've signed an open letter with 100 other organisations calling for a new Executive to be formed to tackle the Cost Of Living Crisis. Local households of all shapes and sizes are being pummelled by rising costs and urgently need support.

NI EV Consortium awarded funding for On-Street Residential Charge-point Scheme

On 23 August 2022, the Department for Infrastructure officially welcomed the offer of funding of £1,348,370 from the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles for electric vehicle charge-points in residential areas across Northern Ireland.

Welcoming two new Directors

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Keith Patterson and Andrew Benfield to our board of directors:

2022 Assembly Election Manifesto

In May 2022 Sustainable Northern Ireland launched a manifesto for the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections.

Holiday Planning and Carbon Offsetting - is it the real deal?

Summer is approaching, and this is the time of the year when most people plan short and long holiday breaks. Of course, caring about sustainability doesn’t mean giving up on holidays altogether, but we cannot ignore the very large elephant in the room: flying. There’s no point discussing sustainability without addressing that 80% of a holiday’s carbon footprint comes from flights, and 2% of all global CO2 emissions come from aviation. 

War or Climate?

During COP26, the widely used martial language prompted many commentators to ask, is it right to compare the climate crisis to a war? 

Recent facts are "Earthbreaking"

The recent geopolitical issues related to gas provision and new definitions in the EU taxonomy of gas and nuclear as sustainable sources of energy are a sign that we are still far from a greener and cleaner energy system.

Sustainable NI celebrates after receiving £99,815 in Dormant Accounts NI funding

Sustainable NI is celebrating after being awarded £99,815 in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund in conjunction with the Department of Finance.

Sustainable NI welcomes Northern Ireland Energy Strategy but flags concern over blue hydrogen

On 16 December 2021, Northern Ireland’s Economy Minister, Gordon Lyons launched ‘The Path to Net Zero Energy’ – setting three targets in energy efficiency, renewables and green economy.

The many colours of hydrogen

Hydrogen is the future of energy production and is often viewed as an important energy carrier in a future decarbonized world. The types of hydrogen produced and used in industry today have varying carbon footprints and impacts on climate change and our environment. But how much do we know about the many colours of hydrogen?

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