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In just a few weeks, the Covid-19 pandemic has led us to mobilise crisis response and best determine how we can live with the pandemic in the short term. The next stage, and one that we eagerly await, is how we can...
On 22 and 23 June 2020 the Supreme Court will hear the appeal in Climate Case Ireland, a challenge to the State’s National Mitigation Plan. This case raises important issues of constitutional law, human rights...
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.
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...
Insider perspectives on the 7 August 2019 approval session and key policy messages
Professor Pat Goodman was recently invited to present on EASAC’s latest report at two major Irish conferences
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.