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Measuring the gap between Ireland's climate aspirations and climate actions.

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Measuring the gap between Ireland's climate aspirations and climate actions.

    Ep 6: Nuclear Fallout

    Ep 6: Nuclear Fallout

    Did the success of the anti nuclear protests of the 1970s tie the hands of those trying to tackle the climate crisis in the 2020s?

    • 26 min
    Ep5: The revolution will be delayed

    Ep5: The revolution will be delayed

    Does the absence of a national Hydrogen Plan mean Ireland is letting a golden opportunity to cut emissions slip? And in the absence of that plan, are fossil fuel companies making their own?

    • 26 min
    Ep 4: In a puff of smoke

    Ep 4: In a puff of smoke

    Climate Change means wildfires in Ireland are going to increase in frequency and intensity. We reveal for the first time the CO2 emissions created by accidental and controlled burning.

    • 25 min
    Ep 3: The Last Drop

    Ep 3: The Last Drop

    The debate about cutting emissions from agriculture is dogged by dispute, division and denial of science. Is there a way of finding common ground between environmentalists and farmers?

    • 26 min
    Ep 2: That sinking feeling

    Ep 2: That sinking feeling

    Might a growing protest campaign against Bord Na Mona's rewetting of bogs derail one of Ireland's most important climate actions before its begun?

    • 25 min
    Ep 1: We've got a bit of a wind problem

    Ep 1: We've got a bit of a wind problem

    A major wrinkle in meeting Ireland's renewable energy targets. Are wealthy vested interests standing in the way of vital national infrastructure or is there a public problem with wind and solar power.

    • 26 min

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