by Becca Payling Recently I’ve started to learn Esperanto. It’s a language envisioned by 19th-century doctor L.L. Zamenhof to bridge the cultural and linguistic gaps in the Southwest of the Russian Empire in what is now Poland and promote harmony between different communities. I’m very much only starting out, barely past Level 1 on DuolingoContinue reading “The Search for an Environmental Esperanto￼”
by Enzo Panetta The invasion of Ukraine by Russia in late February after years of tensions resulted in a series of sanctions adopted by Western powers towards the Kremlin. These primarily economic sanctions have been adopted to hamstring Russia’s economy and indirectly deter war, for fear of direct conflict between nuclear-armed nations. The list ofContinue reading “The War in Ukraine Reveals Europe’s Reliance On Fossil Fuels And Insufficient Energy Transition”
by Éle Ní Chonbhuí While ‘saving the planet’ we often mistake our actions for selfless sacrifices, rather than what they actually are – necessities. Many climate activists, myself included, have painted themselves as paragons of virtue due to their interest in the environment. Yet, suggesting that environmentalists are more morally mature through their decisions, infersContinue reading “Making Climate Activism More Palatable”
If money was not an issue, there are many many ways that Ireland could improve its public transport system.
Is recycling nothing more than a marketing strategy? Faye Murphy discusses her journey of delving into the history, science and reality of recycling.
After a summer filled with climate-related extreme weather events, Éanna O’ Loughlin discusses why it is becoming increasingly hard to ignore climate change.
In a world where the majority of the large-scale climate action initiatives are out of reach of the general population, Adam Ó Ceallaigh discusses why this transition must be just, and how this can be achieved.