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Plastic: Turning the tide
Last year was a terrible one for those of us who care about the environment. There were apocalyptic reports about climate change, extreme weather conditions and species extermination.
Climate Change: Northern Ireland and the rising sea
This week saw the start of a series of meetings which will have even more profound consequences for all of us than Brexit.
How bringing back the wilderness can save the planet
There was widespread shock at a World Wildlife Fund report published this week that revealed that mankind had wiped out 60% of all the animals on the planet since 1970.
How to prepare for climate change
A glorious summer has been soured by recent apocalyptic headlines about multiple future deaths as summer temperatures rise.
Floods: the real scandal we should all be talking about
The reaction to the floods that devastated swathes of Northern Ireland this week failed to address a catastrophic failure of public policy.
Northern Ireland's ecological disaster: the untold story
Campaigners are setting about tackling Northern Ireland’s least known and most devastating ecological disaster, Scope explores a forgotten tragedy.
How Northern Ireland can tackle food waste
The biggest growth area for the Third Sector over the past few years has been food banks. A report published this week shows the extent of this.
Time to stem the tide of plastic ruining our shores
Scope talks to Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful about the rising tide of damage caused by discarded single use plastic bottles and asks what can be done to combat the scourge.
God, Nolan ... and wood pellets
There are many reasons why people choose to be interviewed by Nolan: an instruction from God will be a new one to most of us.
Debate of the Week: a greenway network across NI
CS Lewis Square opened last week – another major boost for Belfast. When can the successful greenway projects that have helped the city and surrounding areas be developed across Northern Ireland?
Laying the Groundwork for success
Groundwork NI has recovered from the doldrums and is now finding a way to help other organisations – especially smaller ones – flourish, according to its new CEO.
Northern Ireland goes naked into the storms
Some Northern Ireland politicians dispute the cause of global warming. Some even have unconventional views about the age and history of the earth. But you can’t argue with facts.
Blowing in the wind: the answer to our energy woes?
In the second of our series exploring big economic ideas coming out of the Centre for Economic Empowerment's Festival of Economics we look at community energy schemes
Climate Change: what the future holds for us
Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK not to have a Climate Change Act.