Cork County Council is hosting Climate Awareness Week in partnership with Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and Sustineo to provide a series of presentations and conversations on climate change for members of staff from 19th – 23rd October 2020.

The training event aims to achieve “an understanding of the nature and scale of the climate change crises as well as a perspective on what role we can play for positive collective action.”


Climate Awareness Week Agenda:

Monday 19th Oct

Climate Reality Presentation

- Audio-visual presentation on the urgency of climate crisis including overview of the science, its impact locally and how we can make a difference


Tuesday 20th Oct

Climate Smart Travel for you

- Insight into the impacts of our and your own travel choices

- Scale of challenge ahead

- Approach to reducing your emissions & personal mobility


Wednesday 21st Oct

Engineers Ireland National Conference

- Engineering Climate Action: Solutions to combat climate change in Ireland


Thursday 22nd Oct

3 Steps to Decarbonise

- Understand how to reduce your personal carbon footprint, how public sector carbon targets will affect your organisation and what you can do about that

Friday 23rd Oct

Call to Action & Participation In our Climate Action Journey

- As a part of our ISO 50001 certification journey, an open discussion with staff on how we can deliver more climate action

The training event will be facilitated by Raoul Empey of Sustineo and Conor Molloy who both have been personally trained by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore to deliver the Climate Reality presentation.