Although Dublin City recorded 10 per cent tree canopy coverage, there exists a disparity between the number of trees in north Dublin versus south Dublin. Fingal County Council recorded 9.80 per cent canopy cover across its constituency, while the figure for Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council was 16.38 per cent.
Data centres may restrict Ireland from reaching its long-term climate change goals. Currently, there are 70 data centres around Ireland, making it the data centre capital of Europe. 54 of these data centres are located across County Dublin, with 10 more under construction as of 2021.
The birth of the environmental justice movement took place in the 1980s in the US, as reports and findings came out that indicated that communities of colour are disproportionately affected by health hazards through policies and practices that essentially force them to live closer to toxic waste sites and pollutants.
Most circus animals are treated poorly; beaten, starved, and kidnapped. They sit in tiny cages travelling from place to place for our entertainment. Have we ever thought about what the once big and mighty beasts feel when they are dressed in silly costumes and forced to perform tricks that are dangerous and downright unnecessary?
In this episode with Laura Kelly from Sustainable Radio, our Marketing Coordinator discusses our organisation and our campaigns. We talk about the pressure young people have to be the catalyst of climate action, their conscious consumption campaign and sustainability challenges and how we can get involved to bring about change.
This November a critical opportunity is taking place for world leaders to take action against climate change. In the build-up to the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, why not test your knowledge on this year’s conference and why it’s so important for our global future?
Ripe ‘n’ ready but never really ripe or ready avocados on supermarket shelves. New bougie Ethiopian-Bosnian-Plant-based-Fusion food truck parking down the road. The bewildering stroll through an Asian supermarket searching for the eight poxy ingredients needed for the ‘quick and easy’ recipe you saw on Instagram.
Over two years ago, Greta Thunberg stood before the World Economic Forum and declared that our house, planet Earth, is on fire. Ignorance is not going to put out the flames and it is detrimental that we find the extinguisher now.
STAND alumni Sangha C. Mukherjee questions where our waste actually goes using anecdotal perspectives and lived experiences, whilst also referring every related issue back to the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Grainne Saunders discovers why sea swimming in Dublin Bay isn’t always good for your health.