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Some key takeaways on Ireland’s energy challenges.

30 March 2022  The Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Environment and Climate Action has been holding hearings recently all around energy challenges we currently face.  Yesterday,...

Food and energy insecurity mean double trouble

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Mothers on environmental activism: “you know you have to do it for your children’s...

Pictured above: Dr. Elaine McGoff and her two children following a climate protest.  26 March 2022  When Theresa O’Donohoe was pregnant with her first child, she...

A closer look: a landmark study in environmental justice in Ireland

24 March 2022  A new study of environmental justice in Ireland was published today – and there’s a lot in it. Researchers from Dublin City University...

Polar heatwaves sound global climate alarm bells

Polar heatwaves are, as you would imagine, rare events, but in March, simultaneous heatwaves were recorded at both poles, an event without precedent in...

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22 March 2022  Over the past quiet months for the natural world, Simon Berrow’s been in the throes of what he calls “shark fever”.  “I dream...

The ecological point of no return draws ever closer

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Biodiversity spotlight: golden eagles

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