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The first-ever Dublin Climate Action Week (DCAW21) is taking place from Monday 13th to Sunday 19th September 2021 and Shamrock Rovers are delighted to support the week.
To find out more or to register for events please visit www.dublinclimateactionweek.ie.
The week is being organised and delivered by the partnership of South Dublin County Council, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, County Council Dublin City Council, Fingal County Council, Codema – Dublin’s Energy Agency and the Dublin Climate Action Regional Office (CARO).
During the week a range of online and in-person climate action events will demonstrate the ongoing efforts, ambitions, and the collaborative approach of the four local authorities in addressing climate action, showcasing Dublin’s climate action progress to its citizens.
Some events in South Dublin County that may be of interest:
Tackling Climate Change in South Dublin Panel Discussion, Monday 13th September @ 19.30 (online event)
Three years into our first Climate Change Action Plan how are South Dublin County Council delivering on our actions? This panel discussion will focus on the five areas that make up the plan: Energy & Buildings, Transport, Flood Resilience, Nature-Based Solutions, and Resource Management, highlighting the key achievements, progress, and stumbling blocks thus far. A Q&A session with the panellists will follow.
Fast Fashion Panel Discussion, Thursday 16th September @ 13.00 (online event)
Ever wondered how your wardrobe impacts climate change? Join us for a conversation and panel discussion on how fashion impacts our climate, hear from both industry experts and those living sustainably through their wardrobe choices on how collectively we can work towards reducing our impact on the planet.
Solar Powered Climate Movie Screening, Saturday 18th September in Rathfarnham Castle Park @ 19.30
Join in the peaceful surroundings of Rathfarnham Castle Park for this unique solar-powered cinema experience featuring the thought-provoking movie 2040. Award-winning director Damon Gameau embarks on a journey to explore what the future would look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet and shifted them into the mainstream. Partnered by Dublin Metropolitan CARO, Happenings, and with support from Irish Public Bodies Insurance (IPB).
Sustainable Energy Communities Information Seminar, Wednesday 15th September @ 18.00 (County Library, Tallaght)
This workshop will explain how Sustainable Energy Communities (SEC) can help the citizens of South Dublin County identify sustainable energy solutions in our homes, schools, businesses, and communities.
Let’s Talk Climate Action for Community Groups, Thursday 16th September @ 18.00 (Castletymon Public Library)
Let’s Talk Climate Action aims to help communities better understand the need to build local climate knowledge and to undertake climate action in their community. Attendees will also have the opportunity to discuss climate actions relevant to their local areas.
Circular Economy Event at Rathfarnham Castle Park, Saturday 18th September @ 11.30 – 18.00
Want to know how to contribute to the circular economy? Come along to Rathfarnham Castle Park and find out, featuring Bike, Fashion and Furniture Repair Workshops, all hosted by the Rediscovery Centre, the National Centre for the Circular Economy. In addition, South Dublin Comhairle na nÓg will showcase their climate work programme.
No registration needed.