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Hot Mess

English, Weather, 1 season, 19 episodes, 7 hours, 56 minutes
Measuring the gap between Ireland's climate aspirations and climate actions.
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Ep 18 - Their world will be what we make it

What the latest research says about how climate change will shape the planet for those alive now.
12/19/202227 minutes
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Ep 17 - The wheels on the bus

Philip comes up with a plan to save the world
12/12/202226 minutes, 11 seconds
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Ep 16 - Living on a prayer

What if we can't deliver our offshore wind targets on time?
12/5/202225 minutes, 55 seconds
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Ep 15 - Why are we still flying?

New research shows the increased climate warming pollution the aviation sector doesn't want to talk about.
11/28/202225 minutes, 31 seconds
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Ep 14 - Good Cop/Bad Cop

What was and wasn't agreed at the global climate summit
11/21/202227 minutes, 56 seconds
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Ep 13 - The Iniskea Prospect

Should Ireland leave all its oil and gas reserves in the ground or drill to achieve energy independence?
11/14/202226 minutes, 31 seconds
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Ep 12 - Getting Hotter

What was the cabinet sub committee on climate change told by Ireland's leading climate scientist at a recent private briefing?
6/20/202225 minutes, 22 seconds
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Ep. 11: It's not you, it's me

Might the biggest obstacle to effective climate action be us?
6/13/202225 minutes, 57 seconds
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Ep 10: Megawatts and Megabytes

The things we got wrong about Data Centres and how they could be made a part of Ireland's climate solution.
5/30/202226 minutes, 2 seconds
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Ep 9: Buy Rent Retreat

What upheaval on Antarctica's ice sheets means for the future of Ireland's coastal communities.
5/23/202226 minutes, 32 seconds
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Ep 8: There's batteries in them there hills

Should we allow mining for lithium along the Wicklow Way? Can we afford not to?
5/16/202226 minutes, 57 seconds
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Ep 7: Fossil Fools

How long will it take Ireland get off Russian gas and oil, and then all gas and oil?
5/9/202227 minutes, 16 seconds
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Ep 6: Nuclear Fallout

Did the success of the anti nuclear protests of the 1970s tie the hands of those trying to tackle the climate crisis in the 2020s?
11/29/202126 minutes, 11 seconds
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Ep5: The revolution will be delayed

Does the absence of a national Hydrogen Plan mean Ireland is letting a golden opportunity to cut emissions slip? And in the absence of that plan, are fossil fuel companies making their own?
11/22/202126 minutes, 16 seconds
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Ep 4: In a puff of smoke

Climate Change means wildfires in Ireland are going to increase in frequency and intensity. We reveal for the first time the CO2 emissions created by accidental and controlled burning.
11/15/202125 minutes, 32 seconds
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Ep 3: The Last Drop

The debate about cutting emissions from agriculture is dogged by dispute, division and denial of science. Is there a way of finding common ground between environmentalists and farmers?
11/8/202126 minutes, 2 seconds
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Ep 2: That sinking feeling

Might a growing protest campaign against Bord Na Mona's rewetting of bogs derail one of Ireland's most important climate actions before its begun?
10/31/202125 minutes, 41 seconds
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Ep 1: We've got a bit of a wind problem

A major wrinkle in meeting Ireland's renewable energy targets. Are wealthy vested interests standing in the way of vital national infrastructure or is there a public problem with wind and solar power.
10/26/202126 minutes, 41 seconds
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Trailer - Hot Mess

Episode 1 available October 26th. Presented by Philip Boucher-Hayes.
10/22/20213 minutes, 6 seconds