By Harry King On Friday 15 March thousands of Irish school children up and down the country took to the streets to protest about what they believe is the government’s inaction with regard to climate change. This was part of a global movement started by Swedish 16-year-old Greta Thunberg who recently spoke in Davos at an economic forum. She first protested outside the … [Read more...] about No planet B: secondary school students organise national climate change protest
By Daniel Brennan I’m sure you know this by now, but it bears repeating – the world is dying. Carbon emissions, much like scientists warned us nearly three decades ago, are tearing bigger and bigger holes in the ozone layer. The effects of the ensuing climate change has already been seen across the world, with rising seas levels, melting glaciers, and an unprecedented amount … [Read more...] about Opinion: Formula E and the future of mobility
Le Quinton Beck Bail ó Dhia oraibh, a lucht léite dhílis. Dé Máirt seo caite, foilsíodh dhá thuairisc maidir le hiarrachtaí an Aontais Eorpaigh i gcoinne Athrú na hAeráide. Sa chéad tuairisc, a bhí foilsithe ag Eurostat, tugtar le fios go bhfuil an 7.5% den fhuinneamh atá in úsáid san AE ag teacht ó fhoinsí in-athnuaite, cé go bhfuil sé mar sprioc ag an AE an 20% a … [Read more...] about Ag Teip ar AE agus ar Éirinn maidir le Fuinneamh In-Athnuaite
Members of the Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) society are spreading awareness about consumption and waste through creative initiatives around campus. Every two weeks 1 million coffee cups are thrown into Irish landfills, and washing clothes sends millions of microplastics into the ocean. But with such a largescale problem, is it possible for one … [Read more...] about CCAFS society on mission to reduce waste on campus
Somehow it’s happened - Donald Trump has been elected as the 45th President of the United States and the world has been left reeling from the news this morning. There is of course the very human and very local impact of this result for America. Not only has the country emerged deeply divided this morning, there is a growing and valid fear among minorities that if Trump follows … [Read more...] about What does a Trump Presidency mean for climate change?