It’s a pilot project to test things like swales, tree pits and porous paved surfaces to reduce flooding, as the climate changes.
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To Reduce Traffic and Emissions, An Post Proposes Taking Over Parcel Deliveries in Dublin 2
Whether couriers, such as Amazon, UPS, DPD or DHL, will participate isn’t clear. They didn’t respond to queries.
In Crumlin, a Chance to Swap Good Clothes for Better Ones
“That whole idea of capitalism and consuming more and more, we want to be the opposite of that, like as an antidote, I suppose,” says organiser Mary Fleming.
As Coastal Flood Risk Rises, the Council Seeks to Defend Property and Residents to Defend Their Landscape – and Nothing’s Been Built
This challenge, epitomised by Clontarf, is cropping up all over Ireland and likely to become more common as efforts ramp up to adapt to climate change.
Council to Consider if People Who Drive Bigger, More Polluting Vehicles Should Pay More to Park
Dublin City Council plans to look next year at such a scheme. “It’s on the to-do list.”
Even as Dubliners Look to Cut Energy Use, Apartments Ban Hanging Laundry to Dry on Balconies
Faced with the alternative of a tumble dryer, Luis Bruno decided to rebel and put a clothes horse out. “Global warming is a reality we can’t escape,” he says.
In Harold’s Cross, Residents and the Climate-Concerned Wonder If Knocking Homes to Rebuild More Densely Is the Best Plan
Adroit Company Ltd has applied for planning permission to demolish 53 homes to build 194 apartments in their place.
Could Dubliners Do Their Big Shops on Foot Instead of by Car?
If the city is to push for people to cut short journeys by car, to meet climate goals, then the weekly shop could be one car trip to look at eliminating – but how?
At Bohemian Football Club’s First Film Festival, “Neptune Frost” Tackles the Links between Colonialism and Climate Injustice
The headliner film sets the tone for the festival and its overall theme of climate justice, says Sean McCabe. Plus, it’s hugely entertaining, he says.
To Meet the City’s Climate Goals, Dubliners Need to Stop Jumping in the Car for Five-Minute Trips
Changing how people travel for short journeys has the the most potential for reducing transport emissions in Dublin, says Eoin Ahern, an energy researcher for Codema.