by Eva Dreyer It’s no revelation to those of us involved in the climate action sphere that the protection of our planet’s biodiversity is integral to combating climate change. However, while interning in the sustainability office over the summer, Lisa Cleary (SS Environmental Science, Envirosoc committee) and I couldn’t help but notice how Trinity paledContinue reading “Biodiversity Week with The Botanical Society”
by Becca Payling Towards the East end of campus, a group of passionate scientists have been working for over a year to make Trinity’s lab practices less resource-demanding and develop more conscious practices among staff and students. TCD Green Labs was founded by Camilla Roselli of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience (TCIN). It aimsContinue reading “A Year of Green Labs”
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”
The launch of Green Week was followed by a panel discussion on environmental law and economics as well as a book club discussing pop-sci books relating to the environment.
The Green Campus Waste Subcommittees have been huge drivers of initiating environmental changes on campus.
During the UNI-ECO Summer School in 2021, The Sustainable Period Products Initiative, run by Georgia Dillon and Emma Bowie was selected as top project.
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’s 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”