The Environmental Impacts of Recreational Drugs

by Rebecca Gutteridge The vast majority of us consider the environmental impacts of our bus or car ride into college, try to reduce food waste, and recycle – then why the cognitive dissonance when it comes to drugs? The legality surrounding drugs often means they are sourced through friends, dealers or the dark web, removingContinue reading “The Environmental Impacts of Recreational Drugs”

5 Podcasts to Stay up to Date With Climate Action

by Rachel Smyth DrilledTold like a true crime podcast, where the offender is Big Oil and ordinary people are the victims, Drilled is a fascinating and shocking look into the deepest secrets of the fossil fuel industry. The show has been running since 2016 and has seven full seasons for you to get stuck into,Continue reading “5 Podcasts to Stay up to Date With Climate Action”

IPCC Report Results: Disappointed but Not Surprised

by Faye Murphy On the 27th of February, the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was published. The publication was the second volume of the sixth assessment report from the IPCC, which analyses 34,000 studies, including 270 authors from 67 countries. It provides one of the most comprehensive examinations of theContinue reading “IPCC Report Results: Disappointed but Not Surprised”

Wellbeing, Markets and Careers; Green Week Day Two

By Rory Chinn, Aoife Kiernan and Faye Murphy The second day of Green Week began with a Climate Wellbeing Workshop, organised by the Green Campus Committee. Gary Tyrrell, Climate Action Officer with An Taisce’s Climate Ambassadors spoke to a group of budding and experienced climate activists on addressing eco-anxiety. For reference, eco-anxiety is the feelingContinue reading “Wellbeing, Markets and Careers; Green Week Day Two”