Culture column: reflections on eco-poetry

29 April 2022  At COP26 I was handed a booklet with a bright yellow cover and the title “Future Anterior – COP(oety)26.” It was a little collection of eco-poetry, collected by the University of Warwick’s Centre for Ecopoetics.  On one of the many train rides between Glasgow and Edinburgh, I pulled it out and read […]

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26 November 2021 Earlier this week, we announced that we’re going down a different road come the New Year.  Coverage of our environmental crises has definitely picked up speed over the past couple of years, but we want to dig deeper. We want to dive into issues that typically get less airtime in this beat […]

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Opposition to Peat Bill continues to grow

24 November 2021  Opposition to a recently introduced Peat Bill is accumulating and critics stress that it is “totally contrary” to national climate and biodiversity targets.  The Bill was launched yesterday by Fine Gael Leader of the Seanad Regina Doherty and Fianna Fail Senator Robbie Gallagher.  It would provide a “derogation to peat producers in […]