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Green Campus: How Irish Universities are incorporating sustainability

February 12th, 2018 Despite ongoing concerns about funding, sustainability representatives from Irish universities expressed hope in the power of small changes at the annual GreenCampus Network earlier this month. In recent years, many Irish universities have divested partially or entirely away from holdings in fossil …

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The Climate Cases: Generation Z makes its voice heard

February 6th, 2018 After covering the success of the Urgenda case, and the ongoing Swiss Grannies battle with their Government, we now take a look at how a group of young Americans is challenging the Government of the United States to bring in policies to …

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Just Eat it: A Food Waste Story

January 30th, 2018 Get ready to rethink your fridge as a new food waste documentary reveals how your household habits could be the cause of the global food waste crisis. The Canadian documentary – Just Eat it: A Food Waste Story – follows director Grant …

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The Climate Cases: Age is no Restriction

January 29th, 2017 After the success of the Urgenda climate case discussed in the first of our Climate Cases series, a number of citizens’ groups and NGOs stood up across the world and took the brave move of taking their governments to court over climate …

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Solutions to our plastic problem: Lessons from Germany

January 19th, 2017 Once a staunchly tea-drinking nation, in recent years Ireland has progressively swayed further and further toward it’s more exotic cousin, coffee. The once-routine vocabulary of Builders Tea, English Breakfast and Earl Grey has been replaced with Flat Whites, Frappucinos, and Cortados. Coffee …

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21 November 2017: a historic day for the climate movement in Ireland

November 7th, 2017 For seasoned environmental campaigner Tony Lowes, his colleagues at Friends of the Irish Environment (FIE) and climate activists across Ireland 21 November 2017 will be remembered as a historic day for the climate movement. The Cork-based group’s tireless campaigning against the construction …