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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...
Ray McGrath, UCD comments on Extreme weather events in Europe in the latest blog from the Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee
Professor Anna Davies, TCD, recounts the ‘BEHAVE’ event hosted by Future Earth Ireland in November 2017.
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.
Ray McGrath, UCD, on the publication of the IAP Climate Change and Education Statement.
Rhonda McGovern discusses the recent masterclass “Confronting the Unmentionable – Overcoming the Climate Change Taboo” by Professor Chris Rapley.
Was the exceptional strength of ex-hurricane Ophelia when it hit Ireland on the 16th of October 2017 due to global warming or was it a chance occurrence resulting from natural variability?
The Academy Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee have launched an expert statement on future storminess.
The Environmental Protection Agency organised an information session on the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) during its 6th Assessment Cycle on 12 April. The event was hosted by the Royal...
Expert Statement on ‘The Potential of Irish Grassland Soils to Sequester Atmospheric Carbon’.