Tagged with: climatechange

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 for my capstone essay. I decided to explore the impact climate change can have on individuals within their day-to-day lives and how that can be compounded by existing inequalities within society. In …

Energy poverty, environmental degradation, lack of affordable housing and the rise of the far right

Shana Cohen 09/05/2023

This article was first published in The Irish Times on the 9th of May 2023.   President Michael D Higgins’s 

From Free Market to Subsidised Capitalism

Paul Sweeney 13/10/2022

There has been a revolutionary transformation of Capitalism, the western economic system, in just over a decade. Four extraordinary events have …

A recipe for climate action

Chythenyen Devika Kulasekaran 28/07/2022

For a long time, the economy was regarded as the "system," while the environment and society were regarded as "sub-systems." The global economy is …

Here, there, and everywhere!

Chythenyen Devika Kulasekaran 14/03/2022

Global inflation has reached its highest level since 2008. As per a Swiss Re report, climate change is expected to reduce global economic output by …

Climate action income supplement could alleviate costs of transitioning to carbon zero future

Shana Cohen 03/03/2022

The rise in oil prices and the recent IPCC report, which stresses that we have very little time to mitigate against the worst effects of climate …

Government’s new climate bill falls short of climate leadership

Sean McCabe 08/10/2020

The much-anticipated Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2020, published this week, was to be a significant moment in the …

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Vic Duggan

Vic Duggan is an independent consultant, economist and public policy specialist catering …

Shana Cohen

Dr. Shana Cohen is the Director of TASC. She studied at Princeton University and at the …

Paul Sweeney

Paul Sweeney is former Chief Economist of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. He was a …