Climate Jargon Buster
Term of the week
Climate Action Fund
You can find out more about the Climate Action Fund at https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/de5d3-climate-action-fund/
This type of economy uses a more efficient and low-carbon approach. It makes sure that we reduce and reuse products and materials so that less waste is produced.
Example: Upgrading and repairing household goods instead of replacing them.
You can find out more about the Circular Economy at https://www.gov.ie/circulareconomy/
Change (adapt) in response to the current or future impacts of climate change.
Example: Improving flood protection and defence systems.
You can read more about climate adaptation in Ireland at https://www.climateireland.ie
Net zero emissions
This refers to achieving an overall balance between greenhouse gas emissions produced by human activity and greenhouse gas emissions taken out of the atmosphere.
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