By Harry King On Friday 15 March thousands of Irish school children up and down the country took to the streets to protest about what they believe is the government’s inaction with regard to climate change. This was part of a global movement started by Swedish 16-year-old Greta Thunberg who recently spoke in Davos at an economic forum. She first protested outside the … [Read more...] about No planet B: secondary school students organise national climate change protest
Opinion: Do we really care about our environment?
By Aislinn Ní Chonchubhair I hate paper straws. There I said it. I tell people I care about the environment, but paper straws are just a crime against humanity. Within the first five minutes of them sitting in my glass, they begin to fall apart slowly and little paper bits begin to swim around in my drink. After ten minutes and a quick swirl around, the straw breaks in two, … [Read more...] about Opinion: Do we really care about our environment?