State of Environment

Department/Agency

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Key information

Ireland's Environment - An Assessment 2016 is the latest in the EPA State of Environment series, which is published every 4 years. The report outlines at a strategic level the current state of Ireland's environment. It provides an update on environmental challenges that we face both nationally and globally. The report adds to the range of thematic and research reports available from the EPA that cover many of the issues reported on in further detail. The EPA has developed the "Ireland's Environment" section on the EPA website which provides up to date online information that includes environmental indicator data

Source

EPA & external contributors

Scope

Ireland's Environment 2016 provides an update on the environmental challenges that we face both nationally and globally. The report adds to a range of thematic and research reports available from the EPA that cover many of the issues reported on in more detail.

Frequency

Every 4 years

Reference period

2012-2016

Start date

Varies by indicator

Timeliness

Environmental Assessment

Classifications

  • Air quality
    Air Emissions: Nitrogen Oxides  Air Emissions: Nitrogen Oxides  Air Quality: Ground Level Ozone Air Quality: Nitrogen Dioxide Air Quality: Particulate Matter PM10 
  • Climate
    Greenhouse Gas Emissions: By Sector Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Projections to 2020 Effort Sharing Decision Targets
  • Waste
    Biodegradable Waste Diversion from Landfill Household Waste per Capita Recovery and Disposal of Municipal Waste Recovery of Packaging Waste
  • Nature
    Conservation Status of Listed Habitats Conservation Status of Listed Species Threatened Species Countryside Birds
  • Environment & Wellbeing
    Air Quality - Particulate Matter PM2.5 Bathing Water Quality Drinking Water Quality Urban Wastewater Treatment
  • Water
    Nitrates in Groundwater River Water Quality - Phosphates Coastal Water Quality Transitional Water Quality
  • Sustainable Economy
    Car Numbers & Engine Size Environmental Tax Revenue Renewable Energy Production Total Final Energy Consumption by Fuel red face Resource Productivity
  • Land
    Afforestation Land Cover Organic Agricultural Land

Theme

Environment, Climate and Energy - Environment

Page Created

2017-04-07

Page Modified

2017-04-28

Keywords

Afforestation Air Emissions Air Quality Bathing Water Quality Biodegradable Waste Car Numbers & Engine Size Coastal Water Quality Conservation Status of Listed Habitats Conservation Status of Listed Species Countryside Birds Drinking Water Quality Effort Sharing Decision Targets Environment Environmental Tax Revenue Ground Level Ozone 03 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Household Waste Land Land Cover Landfill Municipal Waste Nature Nitrates in Groundwater Nitrogen Dioxide Nitrogen Oxide N02 Organic Agricultural Land Packaging Waste PM Particulate Matter PM2.5 PM10 Phosphates Projections in 2020 Renewable Energy Production River Water Quality Sustainable Economy Threatened Species Total Final Energy Consumption by Fuel Transitional Water Quality Urban Wastewater Treatment Waste Water Wellbeing