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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 …



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 …

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 …

Fiscal Rules Update

Robert Sweeney 15/05/2023

Last month the EU Commission released a communication on the fiscal rules that would, if implemented, have major implications for Europe. It would …

What needs to be done to keep Irish beef farming alive and kicking

Molly Breen 11/04/2023

IntroductionAs a young student born and reared in County Dublin, I am no expert on the ins and outs of beef farming. Yet, I have always appreciated …

Cycling to Carmageddon

James Wickham 11/12/2022

In 2030 there will be more cars on the road in Ireland. As a direct result of current climate change policy, the private car will be more embedded in …

Fiscal Rules Reform

Robert Sweeney 17/11/2022

On Wednesday last week, the European Commission published a communication on the future trajectory of the Fiscal Rules, which have been suspended …

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