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Harvey and Irma are symptoms of our ever-worsening climate

Without action to prevent climate change, and preparation for the disasters that will occur, we can expect more disasters of the same scale as Harvey and Irma.

Hurricane Irma recently hit Florida, rewriting history books as the most powerful Atlantic hurricane on record, with winds reaching velocities as high as 298km/h. But with hurricanes, it isn’t only wind that we should be worrying about – it’s water.

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The developed world must not ignore climate change any longer

The G20’s dropping of climate change commitments symbolises the dangerous apathy towards humanity’s greatest threat

Last Saturday afternoon the G20 finance ministers gathered in Baden-Baden, Germany, for their annual summit. During these meetings, the wording of a joint statement on trade is usually agreed upon. This summit, however, resulted in some significant and surprising alterations

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Recent Advances in Climate Change

Seana Davis investigates some of the latest advances to tackle climate change

The clock is ticking on how fast we can tackle climate change. The issue has become a stark reality. In a year overshadowed by politics, climate change is something that can simply no longer be ignored. As  Mary Robinson, UN

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TCD Fossil Free lobby for national divestment along with Irish NGOs and members of Parliament

The protest was held outside the Dáil followed by a celebratory lunch in Trinity

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Following up on Trinity College Dublin’s (TCD) announcement yesterday, TCD Fossil Free moved to lobby government for national fossil fuel divestment outside the Dáil today.

Today marked the last year of the campaign, but the group intend to

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TCDSU’s Environmental Lobby Group Launch

Present at the launch was Senator Grace O’Sullivan of the Green Party, who openly supported Trinity’s divestment campaign.

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“[Elliot] spoke of the dangers currently facing us with climate change, and how Trinity’s divestment could ‘send a powerful message’. The group expect a decision to be made on this in early December.”

Yesterday evening saw TCDSU’s new Environmental Lobby

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Climate Change and Coffee

Caoimhe Gordon discusses how global warming is placing a student’s beverage of choice under threat

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Every year, a similar trend emerges among the Trinity student body as the days begin to grow shorter. The temperature appears to be the only thing dropping faster than the average student’s enthusiasm to attend lectures. There only seems to …

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TCDSU to participate in Dublin climate march

The march is part of a wider day of campaigning taking place across the world.

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Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) is due to take part in the Dublin climate march on November 29.

The march is part of a Global Climate March taking place that day ahead of the United Nations’ Paris Climate Conference

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