Tag: Climate Change

Environmental Study Group at the SAI

Sociology Association of Ireland (SAI) Environment & Society Study Group – Electoral Commission Research Proposal Submission

Dear Electoral Commission Members Climate Change is the most looming existential threat facing humanity at present and many countries across the developed world appear to be locked in a paralysis of procrastination when it comes to decision-making about their environment. Ireland, in many respects, is no different. While some high aspirational commitments are made, the …

SSRC Members, SSRC Research

A Myriad of Ways in which Class intersects Climate Change

This article was originally published in 2019 on Discover Society under the title of Climate Change: The Ultimate Class Conflict An evocation of a class perspective remains absent from climate advocacy and debate. Emission disparities are routinely hidden by headline statistics referring to national emissions. Per capita and historical emissions, often used to reallocate blame …