Nicole Dunne, who runs a foraging business there, says the nettles are up early this year. “The winter wasn’t as cold, so they came up too early, thinking it was near the end of spring.”
Tag: climate change
With New All-Weather Pitch Planned for Ashtown, Some Neighbours Fear Increased Flooding
Council engineer says he will ensure that any new astroturf wouldn’t add to flood risks for nearby homes.
How to Convince Landlords to Spend on Making Rentals More Energy Efficient, When It Won’t Make Them More Money?
It’s a problem the government will have to navigate as it rolls out a promise to introduce minimum BER ratings for private rentals by 2025, “where feasible”.
With Sea Levels Set to Rise, Should the Council Allow New Homes and Offices Along the Coast?
Dublin City Council is in the midst of writing its new development plan, for 2022–2028, which will include what kind of building should be allowed where.
With a Paintbrush and Layer of Gold, an Artist Brings Weeds and Wildflowers into the Gallery
“My whole thing is to make wild weeds and plants, that most people disregard, precious,” says Yanny Petters.
Issue 67: By Ausrine Kuze
“We already know that global climate change is having an effect on the country’s environment, which includes land, waters and atmosphere. My drawing represents a vision of our future, where part of our land will go under the water.”
In Crumlin, Residents Brainstorm Community Responses to Climate Change
The neighbourhood has been granted more than €200,000 to fund ideas, as part of a pilot that could be rolled out further.
To Keep Storms from Overwhelming City’s Sewerage System, Pilot Project Asks Dubliners to Install “Rain Gardens”
“Each individual person can just build one, create a solution to this problem and also create a really nice environment for themselves at home.”
Is Google’s Project to Gather Granular Air-Quality Data in Dublin “Greenwashing” or Great?
It’s for a free online tool that “uses data to help fight climate change”. But some critics say Google is helping to create the problem it’s helping to fight.
Phibsboro to Seek Solutions to Climate Change That Work for All
The scheme, called The People’s Transition, is being run from now until August. The first step is to listen to what people want.