Entries by Navigation Group

Cloughjordan Ecovillage identified as leading European project showing way to low-carbon future

MILESECURE-2050 project aims at understanding and overcoming the political, economical and behavioural traits and trends that led Europe to its difficulties in reducing fossil fuel consumption, and in diversifying its energy balance at rates which guarantee European energy security at the horizon 2050, reduce the threat of climate change, and diminish the risk of an […]

Ecovillage has an ecological footprint of 2 global hectares

Cloughjordan Ecovillage has an ecological footprint of 2 global hectares (gHa), the lowest of any community recorded in Ireland. The results, based on the first complete survey of ecovillage residents carried out last April and May, were presented at a meeting on November 24th by Dr Vincent Carragher of the Tipperary Energy Agency (TEA). This […]

Cloughjordan’s Eco Neighbourhood Wins International Award in China

Cloughjordan’s Ecovillage, or ‘eco-neighbourhood’, won First Prize at the International Awards for Liveable Communities in China on the 1st December 2013. The prestigious LivCom International Awards are devoted to championing and rewarding sustainable development, quality of life and environmental best practice in communities around the world. After three intensive days evaluating more than 60 finalists […]