Energy is the second theme that schools undertake. This theme looks at the steps which can be taken to reduce energy consumption and raise awareness of climate change issues.

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Case studies

Step 1: Forming a Green-Campus Committee

Case Studies on Committees GMIT Letterfrack Green-Campus Committee have a representative who sits on both the local Tidy [...]

Step 2: Environmental Review

Case Studies Environmental Review The first Intervarsity BioBlitz, held in May 2014, saw 5 campuses competing to record [...]

Step 3: Action Plan

Case Studies on Action Planning: Establishment of a 5 acre Native Woodland in Letterfrack, Co. Galway Collaborators: GMIT Letterfrack, [...]

Working on Green-Schools has helped to create awareness about the energy we use in our lives and where this comes from. The children realise that we can all help to save energy-even by taking small steps in our day to day lives and they have also taken this message home!
Scoil Naomh Úna, Shielbaggan, New Ross, Co. Wexford

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Videos

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