The Climate Gathering brings diverse groups of people from political, business, scientific and cultural backgrounds together to work on the challenge of stabilising the climate and sustaining prosperity in the face of environmental limits.

Ways Forward: Considering the COP21 Agreement

December 16th 2015, The Edmund Burke Theatre, Trinity College Dublin

An event to take stock of COP21 and the Paris Agreement, in collaboration with the Environmental Humanities initiative in Trinity College Dublin and the Climate Conversations partnership (Climate Gathering, Christian Aid, Environmental Pillar, Ibec, ICTU, Trócaire and new partner National Youth Council of Ireland).

You can watch the recording of the event below.

Climate Conversations 2015


Bringing People Together for a New Understanding on Climate Change” – a series of conversations hosted in partnership with Christian Aid, the Environmental Pillar, Ibec, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions and Trócaire. This series of five events ran from March to May 2015, closing in The Abbey Theatre on Sunday 10th May.

Graphic harvest now available

You can now download a copy of the Climate Conversations ‘graphic harvest’ in PDF format here. The document provides a rich highlighting of the insights that emerged over the course of the series.


We have set up a Facebook group to facilitate further discussion – please join here.

Full video recordings of each of the events are available on our Climate Conversations page.

Past events

The first Climate Gathering took place in February 2013 in the Burren, a unique location in the west of Ireland. The Dublin Climate Gathering in June 2013 focused on the role of digital technology in creating a positive vision of a low-carbon future. We collaborated with other groups to hold a People’s Climate Picnic in September 2014.