Held on the 22nd of February, The future of Ireland’s Peatlands: Science, engineering, and a Just Transition, took place in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel organized by iCRAG, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre in Applied Geosciences, and attended by scientists, engineers, mature and early researchers, industry experts, public servants, local
Why are bottom-up approaches to renewable energy more acceptable for communities than top-down approaches?
Assoc. Prof. Geertje Schuitema gives an overview of the findings and significance of her research group’s recent publication on Just Transition in the publication Energy Research & Social Science.
This blog reflects a community impact view, illustrated by the ongoing transition in Ireland by Dr. Aparajita Banerjee and Prof. Geertje Schuitema. The energy transition has impacts on communities as well as on power systems. Energy transition implies many changes: fewer fossil fuels, more renewable energy, and infrastructural changes for