[Conference] Sustainable solutions for climate change

Invited to honour the conference on sustainable solutions for climate change, Mary Robinson president of her own Foundation – the Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice, reminded us of the important role that science and new technology has to play in finding concrete solutions to climate change.

Proving the need to treat climate change urgently, more than 200 researchers, business representatives, members of NGOs, journalists and students, gathered together last Friday at Trinity Biomedical Science Institute for a conference co-organised by the Embassy of France in Ireland, Trinity College Dublin and the France-Ireland Chamber de Commerce.

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Ex-President of Ireland Mary Robinson has outlined the role that new technology plays in the struggle against climate change.

Invited to honour the conference on sustainable solutions for climate change, Mary Robinson president of her own Foundation – the Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice, reminded us of the important role that science and new technology has to play in finding concrete solutions to climate change.

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More than 200 people turned up to attend the conference

Sustainable solutions are taken to businesses

The program for this conference looked at sustainable solutions that can be adapted by businesses in the struggle to combat climate change.

Supported by the French-Ireland Chamber of Commerce, the conference also took the opportunity to examine the goals of four French businesses established in Ireland, who presented their solutions based around three themes new hydromarine energy, water management and green and intelligent transport.

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From left to right : Prof. Carol Newman, Director of Research at the School of Social Science and Philosophy at TCD ; Mrs. Mary Robinson ; Mr. Jean-Pierre Thébault ; Prof. Martina Hennessy, President of the Trinity International Development Initiative; and Ms Cliona McGowan, Director of the French Ireland chamber of Commerce.

The solutions explored at this conference – in wave power solutions from OpenHydro, in sanitation / purification from Veolia, in energy consumption from Schneider Electric and in sustainable transport from Alstom – and in the presence of so many French and Irish researchers of renown, allowed us to throw light on the existence practical solutions in the face of the problems of climate change.

To know more : http://www.lepetitjournal.com/dublin/accueil/breves/224932-environnement-des-technologies-durables-pour-lutter-contre-le-changement-climatique

Published on 01/07/2016

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