Bonus Episode - Dr. Val Cummins
Unlocking the potential of Ireland's oceans for renewable energy
Dr. Val Cummins, Operations and Projects Director at Simply Blue Energy Ireland and recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Sustainable Energy Award at the SEAI Energy Awards 2022, speaks with Fergus Sharkey of the SEAI on her academic background and career, her work in floating offshore wind infrastructure and researching periwinkles.Listen here
Season 4 out now!
Weekly from the 17th Aug to 21st Sept
In this series, our host Jim Scheer, Head of Data and Insights at SEAI, talks to some of Ireland’s leading climate visionaries about how they first connected to the urgency of climate action.
At our launch event, Jim spoke to Sharon Finegan, Director Office of Environmental Sustainability at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) about bout climate resilience and the importance of an environmentally engaged society.Listen to the live episode
Ep 2 - The Community Catalyst
Davie Philip, Community Resilience Manager talks to Jim about practical ways of engaging with climate action and about Ireland’s first ecovillage in Cloughjordan.Find out more
Ep 4 - The Educator
Rachel Dempsey, founder of Full Circle Change, talks to Jim about her vast experience in the climate space and supporting people to turn eco-anxiety to eco-resilience.Find out more
Ep 5 - The Scientist
Professor John Sweeney, Emeritus Professor of Geography at the NUI Maynooth discusses the stark reality of the latest climate science, and Ireland’s energy and climate targets.Find out more