KCLR – Weekly Episode 29 – Recycling 101

This week in the first series of the New Year, show producer Ethna Quirke caught up with Climate Action Co-ordinator of Carlow County Council, Jannette O’Brien to talk all things recycling. For more in this series listen in to KCLR every Thursday at 11.20am

Radio Kerry – Weekly Tips 23 – Youth Climate Activism

This week on Ours to Protect we took a look at what the young people of Kerry are doing to help the environment. We visited Meán Scoil an Leith-Triúigh and spoke to some students about their climate protection projects.   Did you know?…..  Two of the teams from the school were awarded earlier in the […]

Midlands 103 – Weekly Tips 22 – Climate Change Council

  This Week Midlands 103 looked at the work of the Climate Change Advisory Council (CCAC) The Climate Change Advisory Council (CCAC) is an independent body that advises governments and policymakers on issues related to climate change.   Mission:  The CCAC advises governments and policymakers on climate change policies, offering guidance to mitigate and adapt […]

BEAT – Weekly Tips 20 – Climate Anxiety

In the latest episode of Ours To Protect, we take a look at the rise in anxiety and stress surrounding climate change and the climate crisis in younger people. Orla hears from people in the South East what they worry about, chats to psychotherapist Caroline Hickman on why this is happening, and highlights how you […]

BEAT – Weekly Episode 20 – Climate Anxiety

Listen back to this week’s episode as BEAT talks to Caroline Hickman, a psychotherapist and lecturer at the University of Bath in the UK – her research area is the impact of climate change  on children and young people in particular. For more in this series listen in to BEAT every Wednesday at 8.25pm

Classic Hits – Weekly Tips 18 – The Problem of Climate Anxiety

  What is climate anxiety? Climate anxiety, or eco-anxiety, is distress related to worries about the effects of climate change. It is not a mental illness. Rather, it is anxiety rooted in uncertainty about the future and alerting us to the dangers of a changing climate.   How best to deal with it 1) Take […]

C103 – Weekly Tips 16 – Climate Action through Culture

Did you know?  The project  – called – ‘Gleann a’ Phúca’ – referring to the fact the area was once known as ‘Glen of the Spooks’ – aims to celebrate, protect and improve the water quality of the Glen River as it runs its course across the north side of the city.   Initiated by […]

Live 95 – Weekly Tips 17 – “Night candles are burnt out”

    This week Aislinn paid a visit to a new exhibition by Limerick’s Hunt Museum that focuses on climate action. Gallery Director Jill Cousins explained how the revolutionary 1929 Shannon Hydroelectric Scheme could be used as inspiration for taking action in lowering our carbon output.    How was this exhibition created?  The Hunt Museum […]