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Drought: a risk being overlooked in Ireland?

Tuesday, 2 June 2020

The year 2018 revealed the vulnerabilities of Irish society to drought across multiple sectors, particularly water supply, agriculture and ecology. Now, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, another drought is brewing.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Climate Change Blog

Climate, food and health: Critical policy choices in the post-Covid 19 world

Wednesday, 6 May 2020

Charting an economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic will involve difficult choices and trade-offs.  Finding the right balance between measures to kick start the economy and policies which require time to...

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Climate Change Blog, COVID-19 Research Response

The IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land

Thursday, 27 February 2020

Insider perspectives on the 7 August 2019 approval session and key policy messages

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Climate Change Blog

EASAC Climate Change and Health Report Presented at Conferences in Ireland

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Professor Pat Goodman was recently invited to present on EASAC’s latest report at two major Irish conferences

Policy and International Relations, International Activities, Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

‘Hitting the Sweet Spot’: Media Engagement and Potential Behaviour Change

Monday, 21 October 2019

Environmental scholars are worried about the lack of public recognition and behaviour change around how serious climate change is for the future of our planet. Why are we not changing our behaviour and how can we...

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Climate Change Blog

Extreme Weather Events in Europe

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Ray McGrath, UCD comments on Extreme weather events in Europe in the latest blog from the Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Policy and International Relations, Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

BEHAVE! Examining the role of behaviour change in climate change mitigation and adaptation

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Professor Anna Davies, TCD, recounts the ‘BEHAVE’ event hosted by Future Earth Ireland in November 2017.

Future Earth Ireland, Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Negative Emissions Technologies, the Paris Agreement and the Irish Case

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Dr Alwynne McGeever, TCD, outlines her briefing paper on the relevance to Ireland of the EASAC Negative Emissions Technology report in the latest blogpost from the Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee.

Policy and International Relations, Future Earth Ireland, International Activities, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

“The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.” - Benjamin Disraeli

Friday, 22 December 2017

Ray McGrath, UCD, on the publication of the IAP Climate Change and Education Statement. 

Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

G&T Tariffs of Climate Science

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Rhonda McGovern discusses the recent masterclass “Confronting the Unmentionable – Overcoming the Climate Change Taboo” by Professor Chris Rapley.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

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