Balanced Solutions for a Better World: The Sustainable Aims of the E3 Foundry

by Ruaidhrí Saulnier The Martin Naughton E3 Learning Foundry is about to become Trinity’s newest building. The project involves the schools of engineering, natural sciences, and computer science and statistics. But what is it, and how will this enhance Trinity College going into the future? What is E3? E3 stands for Engineering, Environment and EmergingContinue reading “Balanced Solutions for a Better World: The Sustainable Aims of the E3 Foundry”

Algae- ‘Green Gold’- or Something More Valuable?

by Becca Payling World Algae Day falls on Oct 12th each year, but with algae’s growing importance in society, it is likely to be an area of great interest, development, and research for many years to come. Once only associated with eutrophication (the green sludge on the surface of water bodies), algae are now theContinue reading “Algae- ‘Green Gold’- or Something More Valuable?”

Biodiversity Week with The Botanical Society

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”

The Buttery’s Vegan Campaign

by Rory Chinn The famous vegan sausage rolls and chips; it’s the staple vegan option at The Buttery. Many post-night out stomachs have been healed by this plant-based dish. Despite this, seeing it sit alone as a vegan hot meal leaves students wondering if more choices will ever be available? I would like to makeContinue reading “The Buttery’s Vegan Campaign”

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”