elcome to Climatechange.ie, which has been redeveloped to serve as Ireland’s one-stop source of information and opinion on environmental, climate and related issues.
This pro bono website, which does not accept advertising or sponsorship of any kind, aims to bring together the most up to date credible sources, both national and international. The site also features a breaking news service aggregated from multiple reliable sources. All content here is copyright of its original owners and we make no claim to ownership. If you believe we have used any content inappropriately, please get in touch and we will remove it promptly.
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The person behind the website is environmental journalist and commentator, John Gibbons. Based in Dublin, John has been writing and speaking about environmental and climate-related issues for the last decade and a half. This included a two and a half year stint as weekly environmental columnist with the Irish Times. He also maintains an environmental blog at ThinkOrSwim.ie
Broadcast media appearances include: BBC One (TV) ‘The Big Questions’; RTE Radio One (‘Drivetime’, ‘Morning Ireland’, ‘The Late Debate’, ‘Sean O’Rourke Show’, ‘Countrywide’); RTE (TV): ‘PrimeTime’, ‘Six-One News’, ‘9pm News’, ‘Ear To The Ground’, ‘Eco Eye’, ‘Claire Byrne Live’; TV3: ‘Tonight With Vincent Browne’, Virgin Media: ‘Tonight Show’; ‘Ireland AM’; UTV Ireland: Evening News; NewsTalk: ‘The Right Hook’, ‘Moncrieff’, ‘Futureproof’, ‘NewsTalk Breakfast’. Today FM: ‘The Last Word with Matt Cooper’, ‘Mario’s Sunday Roast’. CBC Canada.
John is a weekly environmental columnist with ‘The Last Word with Matt Cooper’ and is a regular guest columnist with the Business Post, while continuing as an occasional Irish Times contributor. He has also written for the Guardian (UK), DeSmog.com, the Irish Examiner, The Times (Ireland), Sunday Tribune, British Medical Journal, Phoenix magazine, TheJournal.ie, Irish Farmers Journal, Village magazine, The Irish Wildlife Trust and PassiveHouse Ireland.
John has also written a chapter in the Routledge Handbook of Environmental Journalism (2020) covering the UK and Ireland.