Climate Justice Conference 2015 – Recap Day One

by | Jul 23, 2015 | Justice Archive, Our Common Home, Trócaire

Sean Farrell from Trocaire gives a recap of the first day at the recent Climate Justice Conference held in Maynooth.

‘Meeting the Challenge of Climate Justice: From Evidence to Action’

22 June – 23 June 2015, Maynooth University, Co. Kildare, Ireland

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This major international conference co-hosted by Trócaire, Maynooth University and St Patrick’s College Maynooth brought together some of the world’s leading voices on climate science, climate justice and climate activism.

Climate change, and the injustice it represents, is one of the most serious challenges facing humanity. But while the evidence on human-made climate change is overwhelming, action to stem the rise in global temperatures lags far behind.

Through an interactive dialogue, the conference examined how all sectors of Irish society can contribute towards building a low carbon future around principles of justice and equity.