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.…
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 …
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 …
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
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 …
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.
“[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 …
Climate Change and Coffee
Caoimhe Gordon discusses how global warming is placing a student’s beverage of choice under threat
TCDSU to participate in Dublin climate march
The march is part of a wider day of campaigning taking place across the world.
Stage is prepared for action against climate change
This month’s Conference Of Parties (COP 20) gathering in Lima, Peru, has been one of the most promising and progressive assemblies in the fight against climate change.
Guided by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the conference provided …
2014: the year we woke up to climate change
Global warming, climate change, ecological deficits – these are the familiar euphemisms by and large thrown around by political leaders and the mass media. It is now almost universally agreed that our energy-expensive lifestyles are the driving force behind this …