All pages with keywords: Ireland

The effects of home energy efficiency upgrades on social housing tenants: evidence from Ireland

The effects of home energy efficiency upgrades on social housing tenants: evidence from Ireland

a research article by Daire McCoy 16 June, 2018

This research examines some of the multiple benefits of a home energy efficiency upgrade programme for social housing tenants. read more »


How normative interpretations of climate risk assessment affect local decision-making: an exploratory study at the city scale in Cork, Ireland

a research article by Tom McDermott, Swenja Surminski 30 April, 2018

This papers investigates the process of translating climate risk data into action for the city level. read more »


Exploring the spatial and temporal determinants of gas central heating adoption

Exploring the spatial and temporal determinants of gas central heating adoption

a working paper by Daire McCoy, John Curtis 18 December, 2017

This research examines adoption of gas as a heating fuel in Ireland. The researchers provide an analysis that simulates gas network expansions yet to be undertaken and the potential impact of these on uptake of gas and the associated changes in CO2 emissions. read more »


The impact of broadband and other infrastructure on the location of new business establishments

The impact of broadband and other infrastructure on the location of new business establishments

a working paper by Daire McCoy, Sean Lyons, Edgar Morgenroth, Donal Palcic, Leonie Allen 1 November, 2017

Using a unique dataset of broadband roll-out over time in different locations in Ireland, McCoy et al. examine how broadband networks and other local factors affect the location decisions of new firms. read more »


terrace houses

Heating homes: do energy saving measures reduce energy consumption in social housing?

a commentary by Daire McCoy 4 October, 2017

Energy bills are at the top of the political agenda in the UK. In the short term, increasing energy efficiency and reducing energy consumption will reduce energy bills – but how effectively do current energy efficiency policies incentivise cuts in energy use? read more »


The effects of home energy efficiency upgrades on social housing tenants: evidence from Ireland

a working paper by Bryan Coyne, Sean Lyons, Daire McCoy 28 September, 2017

This research examines the impact of a home energy efficiency upgrade programme on social housing tenants, drawing from a sample from a large home energy efficiency programme in Ireland, the SEAI Better Energy Communities Scheme. read more »


Homes could be priced out of flood cover

Homes could be priced out of flood cover

in the news Swenja Surminski 9 May, 2017

Irish Independent, 9 May 2017


Fit for the future – The reform of flood insurance in Ireland: resolving the data controversy and supporting climate change adaptation

Fit for the future – The reform of flood insurance in Ireland: resolving the data controversy and supporting climate change adaptation

a policy publication by Swenja Surminski 8 May, 2017

This paper provides suggestions to inform the current debates about flood insurance and climate adaptation in Ireland, proposing a radical shift away from the current approach to collecting and sharing flood risk data. read more »


‘Radical shift’ in data sharing needed for sustainable flood insurance in Ireland

Press release 8 May, 2017

The key to sustainable flood insurance is improved data sharing between Government, insurers and other sectors that hold data about flood risks, suggests a new report produced in collaboration with the Environmental Research Institute at University College Cork. read more »


Grantham Workshop | Daire McCoy ‘The effects of home energy efficiency upgrades on social housing tenants: evidence from Ireland’

Grantham Workshop 23 Nov 2016

Daire McCoy, a Research Officer at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics, will be the speaker for this seminar. Daire will … read more »