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COP23: Prof John Sweeney’s Reflections on Bonn Pt 2

November 17th, 2017 The middle of the second week at COP is when the big names arrive. Prior to this it is the officials who have been spending long days and night poring over the negotiations, hoping to present their political masters with the groundwork …

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COP23: Prof John Sweeney’s Reflections on Bonn Pt1

November 16th, 2017 The COP meetings happen in different continents each year to enable countries to minimise their travel distances and also to expose delegates to the particular needs and circumstances of countries as they seek to combat the effects of adverse climate change. This …

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Our duty to stop oil exploration in Irish waters

September 18th, 2017 Last week, one of Ireland’s prominent oil and gas exploration companies, Providence Resources, revealed that their latest oil-drilling exploit in Irish waters hit a snag, or water in fact. In July, Providence began drilling in Porcupine Basin, 220km off the southwest coast, …