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2022 Assembly Election Manifesto

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

Holiday carbon offsets, are they 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?

ACTION! Fermanagh & Omagh launch first Climate Action Plan in Northern Ireland

Sustainable NI was pleased to work with Fermanagh and Omagh District Council on the development of its Climate Action Plan, the first of its kind in Northern Ireland. The plan explains how the Council will respond to the climate emergency and transition to a sustainable and inclusive economy.

5 things you can do about climate change

Our world is warming but acting on climate change can make all our lives better. Small changes to your home, transport, energy provider and diet can make a big difference in the fight against climate change.

The future of gas

It’s the elephant in the room. The issue nobody wants to talk about, but we need to if we’re ever going to transition away from it. The news about soaring gas prices has made it painfully clear that our economy is still heavily reliant on natural gas.