Watch our Debate on Trust and the Environment

When it comes to the climate, who can you trust?

As part of Free Word Centre’s Weather Stations programme, comedian Tiernan Douieb hosted a lively debate  about how trust affects our understanding of climate change and our willingness to act on it.

The debate featured visiting Weather Stations writer Tony Birch, Tamsin Cooper from Green Alliance, freelance journalist Claudia Delpero and young climate activist Esha Marwaha. With poetry from Orla Price.

Caught between the marches!

Photo: Protest march, Melbourne

It is 8.20 in the morning in Berlin and I’m looking out on the street, to where a few drifters remain after an all-night dance party. I leave for Dublin this afternoon and will not have the opportunity to join the climate change march that will take place here this … Read more


Berlin, 18 September, 2014.

I have been spoilt this week in Berlin. The weather is clear and sunny, and I have been to a remarkable writers’ festival where the emphasis is on ideas and exchange rather than celebrities and book sales. My hosts have been remarkably generous. I feel blessed and energised, rather than … Read more

Dublin Substation interactive schools workshops

Above a selection of images taken during the workshops of Students from Coláiste de hÍde, Firhouse Community College, and Mount Seskin Community College participating in a series of workshops with author Oisin McGann   DUBLIN SUBSTATION: a youth engagement programme of Weather Stations with Tallaght Community Arts begins this August … Read more