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

Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context: the Espoo Convention (UNECE)

Obligations of Parties to assess the environmental impact of certain activities at an early stage of planning, and continuing consultation on projects that have a significant adverse environmental impact across borders


Interview with John McMullan, Bryson Charitable Group

On the environmental work of Bryson Charitable Group in energy and recycling


1 Mar 2019

Interview with Dr. Jade Berman, Ulster Wildlife and Nature Matters Northern Ireland

On the impact of Brexit on protection of the marine environment in Northern Ireland


1 Feb 2019

Interview with Anne-Marie McDevitt, Project Manager of Nature Matters Northern Ireland

Interview with Anne-Marie McDevitt, Project Manager of Nature Matters Northern Ireland, on implications of BREXIT for NI environment


1 Jan 2019

Radiation Survey in Fukushima Prefecture – Greenpeace (August 2018)

A survey by Greenpeace Japan in the towns of Iitate and Namie in Fukushima prefecture, including the exclusion zone


1 Dec 2018

Using technology to combat environmental crime from the EU Environment

Phone app in Ireland, drones in UK, and GPS throughout EU - from the European Commission


27 Oct 2018

Interview with Monika Zelinska, Academy of European Law (ERA)

On the broad work of the Academy of Law in training judges and lawyers and others on EU environmental law


1 Sep 2018

Interview with Sinead O’Brien, Coordinator, Sustainable Water Network (SWAN)

On the EU Water Framework Directive and how it is being implemented, and not, in Ireland


1 Jul 2018

Interview with Mindy O’Brien, Coordinator, Voice of Irish Concern for the Environment (VOICE)

On VOICE's work on waste issues, including food waste and zero waste, and on water issues


1 Jun 2018

Javier Bardem in the Antarctic with Greenpeace

On the critical need for an Antarctic Sanctuary - in English and sub-titles


1 May 2018

David Roberts on “Climate change is simple” in TEDx talk

Leading commentator, formerly of Grist and now with Vox, on the causes and effects of climate change in blunt, plain...


1 Apr 2018

Clarke & Dawe – The Energy Market Explained

Simplyfing the nature and function of the energy market for those who don't need to know much


6 Mar 2018

Drop in the Ocean Ireland and Climate Change? – Trocaire

Ignoring climate change undermines the planet and poverty reforms


1 Feb 2018

Jeffrey Sachs on insurance and environmental change

Prof Jeffrey Sachs' video message to Munich Re & UN Principles of Sustainable Insurance event


1 Jan 2018

Interview with Diarmuid McAree, Director, Crann, Trees for Ireland

On efforts to protect and plant trees in Ireland, Sustainable Forest Management, and Green Jobs from woodlands


2 Nov 2017

Interview with Dr. Andrew Jackson, Assistant Professor, UCD Sutherland School of Law

On litigating environmental law cases in Ireland, including Hinkley Point nuclear and Edenderry peat-fired power plants


1 Sep 2017

Interview with Xiuhtezcatl Martinez on young people’s power over environmental issues

On the legal action by young people against the US government for failure to protect them against climate change, and...


1 Aug 2017

Interview with Oisín Coghlan of Stop Climate Chaos

On the inadequacies of the Irish government's National Mitigation Plan


1 Jun 2017

Interview with Hans Bruyninckx, Executive Director, European Environment Agency

On the critical opportunities for cities to lead the way in adapting to climate change impacts


1 Apr 2017

Interview with Monica Lee, Principal Geologist, Head of Groundwater Programme, Geological Survey of Ireland

On the work of the Geological Survey of Ireland and its environmental protection efforts


1 Mar 2017

Interview with Dr. Cara Augustenborg, Chairperson of Friends of the Earth Ireland

On agriculture and climate change in Ireland


1 Feb 2017

Interview with Attracta Uí Bhroin of the Irish Environmental Network

On the workings of and problems with recent proposed EU trade agreements with Canada (CETA) and the US (TTIP)


1 Jan 2017

Interview with Judi Logue and Jim Keys, Zero Waste North West

On the campaign to develop zero waste in a circular economy instead of incinerators and landfills


1 Dec 2016

Interview with Aedin McLoughlin, Good Energies Alliance Ireland

On anti-fracking and good energies campaigns on the Island of Ireland


1 Nov 2016

Interview with Niall O’Kane, Voluntary Director of Carntogher Community Association, County Derry NI

On the work of the Association to develop a community-owned wind power operation, acquire and manage Drumnaph Nature reserve, and...


1 Oct 2016