Author Archives: tarashine

New website for Plastic Free Kinsale

Check it out www.plasticfreekinsale.com

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Plastic Free Kinsale

Plastic Free Kinsale, a new community initiative to reduce unnecessary plastic use and increase recycling, was launched on the 25th January 2018 by Madeleine Murray and Tara Shine. Ireland is one of Europe’s top 5 plastic waste producers, producing 61 kilogrammes per person, per year.   Now that China, who in 2016 took 95% of Ireland’s […]

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Climate services research in Europe and beyond

A report that I co-authored has been made publicly available by JPI-Climate.  Useful if you are thnking about duplication, gaps and possible synergies in research on climate services. It is part of EA4CS which is designed as a tool for initiating and coordinating collaborative action between research funders and performers, ERA4CS aims to overcome the […]

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Guides to support the implementation of the Paris Agreement

I am delighted to have worked with Sida to author three guides for development practitioners on implementing the Paris Agreement. While there are many guides, tools and initiatives out there on NDCs and climate finance, Sida felt there was a need for guidelines relating NDCs and climate finance more closely to the development agenda in […]

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Mother Nature Needs Her Daughters

I am thrilled and proud to have be selected as one of 80 women from around the world to take part in Homeward Bound 2019. This is a one-year leadership programme that runs throughout 2018 and culminates in a three-week expedition to Antarctica in January 2019. I have always sought out new adventures and this […]

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The Role of Development Finance in Climate Action Post-2015

New publication on climate and development finance now available as an OECD Working Paper. The Role of Development Finance in Climate Action Post-2015 Tara Shine and Gisela Campillo 22 Dec 2016 This working paper reflects on the outcomes of the 2015 agreements on development and environment including the Sendai Framework, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, the […]

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What value for pastoral livelihoods? New paper published in Pastoralism

New Paper Published in Pastoralism with my old friend Beth Dunford: An economic valuation of development alternatives for ephemeral wetlands in eastern Mauritania. Pastoralism in Africa faces new challenges in an era of climate change, despite some improvements in policy and legislative frameworks as well as sporadic investment in pastoral development. There are concerns that pastoralism […]

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Wild Cities Cork now on the RTE player

In case you missed Wild Cities Cork you can watch it now on the RTE Player (apologies this is only accessible to those in Ireland) Click here to view

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Wild Cities Cork – bringing wildlife into our cities

Wild Cities Cork airs this Sunday the 22nd May on RTE 1. The programme was a pleasure to make with the team from Crossing The Line Films and Director Gerry Nelson.  As I look forward to seeing the finished product I thought I would share my thoughts on why the core messages from the series […]

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Wild Cities series starts 8th May 2016

The Wild Cities series made by Crossing The Line Films for RTE starts on Sunday the 8th May on RTE1 at 18.30.  The Cork programme which I am very honoured to present airs on the 22nd May. Read more: http://ctlfilms.com/wild-cities/  

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