Videotaped conversations on environmental issues. Updated first of each month.

Why Lawns Must Die

All the reasons why lawns are counter productive

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Ireland’s Boglands | A Hidden Wilderness – The Ethnographer

An intimate look at Irish bogs

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1 Jun 2021

Agriculture and Water

An EEA report on the adverse impacts on water resources from agricultural practices 

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1 May 2021

Frank Convery and Thomas Sterner, “Framing the Challenge Towards a Deep Climate Collaboration (China, European Union, India, US) – DCC4”

On getting the four largest greenhouse gas emitters (China, the European Union, India and the US) to find ways to...

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1 Apr 2021

Ciara Brennan, James Orr, Peter Doran, Alison Hough, Dean Blackwood & Laura Neal, ‘Delivering environmental justice in NI and on the island of Ireland: A briefing for the Department of Justice NI’

Overcoming barriers to environmental justice in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, with some urgent priorities for the NI...

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1 Mar 2021

An Outsiders’ View of the Irish Climate Change Advisory Council: Spot On

An independent evaluation on how the Irish Climate Change Advisory Council can build on its strengths

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1 Feb 2021

Covid, Climate and Health: The Lancet Countdown

Converging crises of health, Covid-19 and climate breakdown

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1 Jan 2021

Bialowieza Forest: The Last Primeval Forest in Europe – To The Last Tree Standing (Greenpeace)

The last primeval forest in Europe is reconstructed virtually, it goes viral, then is virtually destroyed, leaving one virtual tree...

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1 Dec 2020

Ariel Brunner of Birdlife International on “Saving Europe’s Environmental Laws”

On saving the critical EU Birds and Habitats Directives

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1 Nov 2020

Collapsology

Are we at the end of the world, or does it just fell like that

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1 Oct 2020

James FitzGerald, “Home Turf”

Balancing bogs as museums, that present an unrivaled historical and ecological record, and as living landscapes.

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1 Sep 2020

James FitzGerald, “Agriculture Under Ireland’s New Coalition”

Environmentalists will have to remain vigilant and ensure that the new Irish coalition sharpens its commitments on climate policies impacting...

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1 Jul 2020

Report on Destructive Nature of Fossil Fuel Subsidies in Ireland

Report from Friends of the Earth Ireland on why and how subsidies for gas are causing more GHGs and environmental...

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1 Jun 2020

John Sweeney, “Looking Beyond Our Living Room Window”

How do we protect the earth after the virus crisis has passed. What lessons have we learned.

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1 May 2020

Trump blocked over plans to build wall around Irish golf resort at Doonbeg County Clare

Trump's attempt to build a seawall at Doonbeg rejected by Irish planning authority

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1 Apr 2020

Niall Sargent, “The Green Wave: The Impact on the Next Irish Government.”

The recent Green Wave in Irish politics and how it will affect the formation and operation of the new Irish...

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1 Mar 2020

Michael Northrop, “The most courageous climate action isn’t national”

While the big GHG emitters, including the United States and China, shunned their responsibility at the Madrid talks, cities, states,...

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1 Feb 2020

Irish Climate Inaction: From Lagging to Begrudging

The Irish government current positions on climate action seem like Green Washing rather than any substantive change of heart or...

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1 Jan 2020

Climate activist Greta Thunberg on why being on the autism spectrum is her “superpower”

She attributes her hyperfocus and “outside-the-box thinking” to being on the autism spectrum, viewing her condition as an advantage for...

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1 Nov 2019

Assessment of Irish Government’s Climate Action Plan

Ambitious or Flat-footed?

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1 Oct 2019

Publisher Robert Emmet Hernan on 10th Anniversary of “irish environment”

Comments on status of environmental movement on island of Ireland

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1 Sep 2019

Climate Litigation: Current Status Globally

How people are trying to structure litigation to hold those responsible for the GHGs that are driving climate emergencies

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1 Aug 2019

The First Time with Bill McKibben – Rolling Stone

Bill McKibben on the first time he realized Trump's effects on the environment, the Green New Deal, learning about climate...

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1 Jul 2019

Report on Ireland’s Joint Committee on Climate Action: An Encouraging Step Forward

The Oireachtas takes on a stronger role in holding the Government and public bodies to account for climate actions

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1 Jun 2019