Jane Hackett

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Students  take part in a ‘no idling’ campaign as part of Clean Air Week 2019

Dozens of schools are set to introduce “no idling” zones in the coming week as part of a campaign aimed at combating air pollution caused by cars left(...)

Climate activist Lucy Sky Dunne (14): “Everyone needs to know about this – it’s not something that can be learned by some, but not others. It’s something that’s going to affect literally everyone.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley for The Irish Times

Lucy Sky Dunne’s awakening as a climate activist came not on the streets of a school strike, nor on social media, but in a classroom. The key for the(...)

The #andshecycles  campaign aims to get teenage girls back on their bikes In Ireland, fewer than one in 250 girls cycle to school each day. Photograph: Ste Murray

Fewer than one in 250 girls cycle to school every day, according to An Taisce, and those who do cycle say they are dealing with “harassment on the roa(...)