Read about Tara’s latest work, ideas, projects and adventures.


Finalists announced for Network Cork Businesswoman of the Year

12 MAY 2021: Network Ireland Cork has announced the finalists for the 2021 prestigious Businesswoman of the Year Awards. Twenty-five finalists are shortlisted for the awards across eight categories, which will take place on 2 June. Registration for the virtual awards ceremony is free for Network Ireland members and their families and €20 for non-members at Guest speaker will be Christine Armstrong, author of The Mother Of All Jobs, and the event will be MCed by Cork’s 96fm presenter Keith Cunningham.


Five easy ways you can help fight climate change with tips from Dr Tara Shine

39 Ways to Save the Planet looks at the brilliant methods that people are using to reverse the effects of climate change. But while climate change is absolutely a global issue, that doesn’t mean that individuals are powerless in the fight to help the environment.
We’ve got some tips from environmental scientist Dr Tara Shine, author of the book How to Save Your Planet One Object at a Time. And as part of our ‘Climate Solutions’ collaboration with The Open University, we’ve turned these tips into five illustrated examples of how you can make an environmental difference.
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Earth Day: Hopes for COP26

As we celebrate Earth Day and inch ever closer to the pivotal COP26 UN climate summit, 17 world renowned scientists, guardians, leaders, pioneers, activists, adventurers and ambassadors, share with Race to Zero their hopes for its long anticipated outcome.

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Earth Day in a Time of COVID by Dr. Tara Shine

One year ago my first book, How to Save Your Planet One Object At a Time was published on Earth Day (22 April 2020). As is natural for any first time author, I was excited to share my book with the world and see physical copies of it on shelves in bookshops and in people’s hands. I imagined signing copies and having a book launch. But it wasn’t to be. The Pandemic drove my book launch online and I had to wait months to see my book in the shops. It was not as I imagined, but nevertheless people supported my book and spread the word and found that locked down in their homes the messages in my book were more relevant than ever.

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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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