UN Sustainable Development Goals Explained

By Faye Murphy All 193 UN member states signed the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in September of 2015. The SDGs aim to be a “blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all”. These goals replaced the previous Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which emphasised helping those in developing countries. The SDGs areContinue reading “UN Sustainable Development Goals Explained”

Get to Know the Green Campus Subcommittees

By Faye Murphy Trinity is a green campus; its Green Campus committee is part of an international programme to support environmental issues within third level educational institutes. Trinity‚Äôs Green Campus Committee is responsible for the majority of environmental initiatives occurring within the campus, from the introduction of new modules to building insect hotels. The GreenContinue reading “Get to Know the Green Campus Subcommittees”

Must Read Books for Every Environmental Activist

by Aoife Robertson Climate Justice – Mary RobinsonAs the first female president of Ireland and a former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson uses her experience to write a wonderful book on the women behind the climate change movement. In Climate Justice, she writes the stories of women she met who are facingContinue reading “Must Read Books for Every Environmental Activist”

Note from The Environmental Officer

by Sam Foley If you were a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed fresher, what would you find a new passion for? For some, it may be croquet or perhaps crochet, but for myself, I realised that I wanted to be part of the movement to create a more sustainable campus and to become an advocate for promoting biodiversityContinue reading “Note from The Environmental Officer”

How to Get Involved in Environmentalism on Campus

by Faye Murphy Everyone has the capability to help to create a more environmentally conscious campus, whether it be through joining societies, creating your own eco-friendly initiative or just introducing your household to zero waste tips and tricks. Depending on what you are looking for, Trinity has many different ways for you to get moreContinue reading “How to Get Involved in Environmentalism on Campus”