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Glacier fluctuations in the southern Peruvian Andes during the late-glacial period, constrained with cosmogenic He-3
The occurrence of pronounced climate reversals during the last glacial termination has long been recognised in palaeoclimate records from both hemispheres and from high to low latitudes. Accurate constraint of both the ...
Labour and education-related migration in the age of globalisation: new links between Brazil and Ireland
(Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 2018-12-22)
International migration over great distances is one expression of increased global connectivity. Migration between Brazil and Ireland since the late 1990s illustrates three well-recognised contemporary flows: recruitment ...
Sustainable transitions in residential energy use: Characteristics and governance of urban-based initiatives across Europe
Reducing domestic energy use in cities has become a key focus in achieving sustainability goals. Recent and on-going efforts to address excessive residential energy use have taken various forms and have been initiated by ...
Developing a sustainable food strategy for large organizations: The importance of context in shaping procurement and consumption practices
Organizations such as hospitals, educational institutions and workplaces feed thousands of people every day and are key intermediaries in the food system. They are in a position to significantly shape the production, ...
Towards a human security vision of global climate action
This commentary piece considers how smart climate action and effective climate resilience can be productively advanced via a securitization discourse that recalls the earlier emphases of the UN’s ‘human security’ concept ...
Irish migration and return: continuities and changes over time
(Geographical Society of Ireland, 2016)
The return of first generation migrants to the Republic of Ireland (RoI) is well documented since the 1980s, based on studies that adopt both structural and more humanistic approaches but continuities and changes over ...
Achieving sustainability transitions in residential energy use across Europe: The importance of problem framings
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the residential sector is central to European energy policy. However, the speed and scale of sustainable energy transitions need to accelerate. There is a growing consensus that meeting ...
New opportunities and cautionary steps? Farmers, forestry and rural development in Ireland
It is argued that European agriculture is currently confronted with a multitude of critical challenges and developmental changes, in which the viability of farms based solely on traditional forms of production applies ...
Understanding the farmer-farm relationship in later life
Research from NUI Galway looks at the complex and deeply emotional relationships older farmers have with their farms, and the impact this has on family farm transfer.
Steering demand? Exploring the intersection of policy, practice and lives in energy systems change in Ireland
Recent advances in sociological investigations of energy-systems-change highlight the influence of a wide rangeof policies, beyond those typically considered relevant to energy, on energy demand. To this, a newfield of( ...