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Business and Climate Justice: Putting People at the Centre of Climate Action

Climate change is affecting us all, but the most severe impacts are being felt by the most vulnerable people, who contribute least to the causes of the problem. Existing inequities – due to factors such as gender, race and income – exacerbate the risks to people’s lives and livelihoods. Inequity also affects people’s capacity and opportunity to participate in the transition to a green economy.

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Irish scientist keen to unburden young people of weight of climate challenge in TV lecture

The Royal Institution lecture has been a Christmas tradition in Britain since 1825, when it was initiated by the renowned scientist Michael Faraday at a time when organised education for the young was scarce on the ground.

The lectures continue to this day but have become engaging, mind-expanding BBC Four television programmes for people of all ages.

Irish environmental scientist Tara Shine will be part of a threesome delivering their take on the world during this year’s programmes.

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‘No going back to the office’: What you want to keep post-pandemic – and what you’ll leave behind

ZOOM QUIZZES, SOCIAL distancing, and limiting your contacts… Everyday life looks quite different right now to the way it looked a year ago.

But thinking ahead to this time next year, or even five years from now, what would you like daily life to look like? Which pandemic habits will you be happy to see the back of? And which parts of the ‘new normal’ will you try to keep around?

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Irish climate scientist takes senior role in climate crisis talks.

An Irish scientist has been appointed by the United Nations to oversee the next international review of global climate goals.

Dr Tara Shine is one of two facilitators selected to guide key discussions involving hundreds of scientists and policymakers from all over the world in a massive undertaking expected to take two years.

While the science is complex and the logistics unwieldy, Dr Shine says there’s a simple way of viewing the process.

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