Green Sacrifice Zones: The Justice Implications of the Green Transition

Alanna Garcia O’Donnell 06/02/2024

In the last decade, we have seen the rise of just transition policies in the Global North, highlighting the importance of justice considerations in the process of addressing climate change. Recently however, academics have begun to discuss the development of Green Sacrifice Zones where underprivileged communities, both in the Global South and …



Automatic Enrolment:  Risk and Returns

Jim Stewart 23/01/2024

As AE is a funded scheme, the accumulated lump sum and future pension payments are a direct function of contributions and the return on these …

What role can football play in advancing climate justice?

Róisín Greaney 22/01/2024

Climate action on all fronts   “Our world needs climate action on all fronts — everything, everywhere, all at once.” Those were the words …

What does a net zero future look like for communities in Dublin?

Kieran Harrahill 19/12/2023

Throughout 2023, TASC has worked with Codema, Dublin’s Energy Agency, to understand the impacts that a transition to net zero could have on …

An Automatic Enrolment Pension Scheme for Ireland?

Jim Stewart 28/11/2023

An Automatic Enrolment (AE) pension scheme is in the process of preparation for Ireland. The start date has been postponed several times. The most …

Media Literacy for Democracy Workshop in Madrid

Nathan Hart 27/11/2023

I had the opportunity to attend the Media Literacy For Democracy (MLFD) workshop in Madrid. The location of the workshop was in Universidad Rey Juan …

Investigating the State of Climate Justice within Housing Conditions in Ireland

Aoife Murphy 14/11/2023

Introduction: During the final year of my bachelor’s degree at UCD, I was given the opportunity to research any matter of social injustice in depth …

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Kirsty Doyle is a Researcher at TASC, working in the area of health inequalities. She is …

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