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27 August 2021 They’ve been popping up all over the country. Opposition has been mounting against them. But they still are pretty mysterious and complicated to...

What’s the deal with methane?

25 August 2021 The IPCC report released a few weeks ago stated that strong, rapid and sustained reductions in methane emissions are needed to limit...

A crisis in climate cognition, explained

24 August 2021 We’ve probably all been there – talking to someone who doesn’t think climate change is an issue. Or they think it’s a...

“We will stop this toxic industry”: Protesters march against mining

21 August 2021 “Ireland is not for sale” was the rallying cry from demonstrators as they protested against a proposed mine in Northern Ireland last Saturday....

Dairy farmers are crucial to reduce emissions, study found

19 August 2021 A contribution from agriculture is necessary for any ‘significant’ lowering of greenhouse gas emissions in Ireland, a recent study found. An article...

Irish Doctors for the Environment: “it’s amazing to see how much it’s grown”

17 August 2021 Six months ago, Callum Swift thought it would be hard to persuade other European Doctors that the climate crisis was going to affect...

What’s the Degrowth Movement all about?

It has been a difficult few weeks in terms of news relating to the climate crisis, to say the least. Extreme weather events, the frequency and intensity...

Retrofitting rentals: where the housing and climate crises collide

13 August 2021 Aisling* loves where she lives. She has a spacious room with a big window. The neighbourhood is nice, too. She lives near friends,...

Ireland is “warmer and wetter” as a result of climate change

12 August 2021  Ireland’s climate has become warmer and wetter as a result of rising greenhouse gas emissions, a new report has found.  The Status of...

Why are our land and oceans projected to absorb less carbon dioxide?

11 August 2021 Over the past couple of days, we’ve been taking the time to go through the comprehensive Sixth Assessment Report by the...

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