Caoimhe Gordon investigates the rise of an eco-friendly mindset in the fashion industry
“Everybody’s buying far too many clothes.”
So announced eccentric British fashion designer, Vivienne Westwood in 2013. Urging consumers to opt for quality over quantity, Westwood was not attempting to cajole the general public to scrap together their pennies to purchase …
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 …
Professor Mark Post discusses the importance of the artificially cultured meat industry at an event held by Global Development Soc and DU General Science Soc
“Cows are inefficient food producers. In fact, they’re obsolete.”
Yesterday saw Trinity Global Development Soc and DU General Science Society come together to host Professor Mark Post, Chair of the Department of Physiology at Maastricht University and pioneer of the …
Present at the launch was Senator Grace O’Sullivan of the Green Party, who openly supported Trinity’s divestment campaign.
“[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 …
A mandate was passed on this at a JCR Open Forum last term
A Trinity News Life interview with Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Environment Officer Thomas Emmet has highlighted that the Junior Common Room (JCR) Committee is missing an elected environmental representative. JCR President Sara Loughlin has told Trinity News that …
The group was formed this summer with President Kieran McNulty as Chair
In line with his manifesto for election, Trinity College Dublin Student Union (TCDSU) President Kieran McNulty has organised a Lobby Group which will act as the SU’s ‘political wing’, aiming to represent student voices in national politics through eight campaigns: …
The green flag was presented to College by An Taisce on Thursday at a ceremony in the Exam Hall
Trinity College’s second Green Flag was presented to the college by An Taisce today. The ceremony was held in the Exam Hall due to bad weather, though the flag was presented again in Front Square once the rain had lifted, …
Ireland is under international observation with regards to a number of environmental issues including large amounts of greenhouse gas emissions.
Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have found that relying on data which excludes land-use history in annual reporting on agricultural land use in Ireland has led to an underestimation of cropland emissions by 46%.
Research fellow in botany at Trinity …
The discovery happened during an ecological survey in Honduras.
Botanists from Trinity College Dublin, led by Dr Daniel Kelly, Professor Emeritus in Trinity’s botany department in the school of natural sciences, have discovered a new species of tree from the coffee family.
The discovery happened during an ecological survey …
The participants and organisers behind the Suas Ideas Collective speak about their projects, and hopes for social justice and environmental change.
“We found ourselves doing a lot of things outside our comfort zone – in fact the whole thing was entirely out of our comfort zone!” Eoghan Martin grins, slightly sheepishly, across the table. He is speaking about his experience this …