Community Climate Challenge

The 2024 Climate Heroes challenge is now over!

From 15th to 26th April 2024, community groups and organisations will compete to reduce their carbon footprint by the largest amount. Leading up to the competition, a series of online workshops will explore the themes from a variety of angles, equipping and empowering you to lead change!

What is it?

Climate Heroes is team-based climate challenge. Together with other members of your community, you will learn about and take simple actions on the drivers of climate change.

  • Investigate and challenge the forces driving climate change
  • Join with allies and compete to reduce carbon emission
  • Capture your actions using powerful technology

Best of all, this competition is fun, engaging, and habit-forming - and fully free to community groups and organisations in Ireland!


What’s involved?

  • Register at the link below
  • Log climate friendly actions during the two week challenge, and encourage your team to do the same.
  • Reflect, debrief, and pat yourself on the back!

Stay tuned for the 2025 Challenge 

230628- climate heroes awards

2024 Challenge Leaderboard

Watch in real time the power of collective climate action. Teams from over 20 counties nationwide compete to be the 2024 Climate Heroes Champions. 

Click on the drop down menu saying "All Counties" and select All Teams to see the Team vs Team Leaderboard or each respective county to see the county specific leaderboard. 

Which team will be the Climate Heroes Champions this year? Which county will be the All Ireland Climate Heroes winners? Watch it all unfold here!


Inspiring others!

In 2023, third-placed Climate Heroes Myrtle Coast Volunteers made this excellent video showing others some of the ways they managed to reduce their emissions during the Climate Heroes Competition!


About Global Action Plan

Climate Heroes is a new and innovative programme that supports communities around Ireland to take informed climate decisions. Find out more about Global Action Plan at our website.



About the platform

Climate Heroes is powered by Ducky.

Discover concrete ways for you and your team mates to reduce CO₂ emissions and make climate action part of your everyday life. Easy and effective habits - at home and at work.



Need more information?

Still not sure what this is all about? Drop us a quick email or fill out the form below and we'll get in touch!


The challenge sponsor

This challenge is funded by Irish Aid at the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Irish Aid is the Government’s overseas development programme which supports partners working in some of the world’s poorest countries. Irish Aid also supports global citizenship education in Ireland to encourage learning and public engagement with global issues.

You can find out more about GAPs ACT Global Citizenship programme here



Irish Aid Logo