Tara Shine

Dr. Tara Shine

Visibility Steam Leader and Online Facilitator 
HB5 on-board Visibility facilitator (science communications)

Tara is an expert with over 20 years’ experience in the fields of climate change, environment and sustainable development. Her clients include the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice, The Elders, governments, multilateral agencies and civil society organisations. Tara has negotiated for the EU in at the United Nations, informed climate and environment policy at national and international level and advocated for equity and justice in global agreements. She is co-founder of the community initiative Plastic Free Kinsale which has mobilised a town of 5,000 people and a social media audience of half a million people to find alternatives to single use plastics. She is Director of the social enterprise, Change by Degrees which promotes convenient sustainability for communities and businesses. She presents wildlife and nature documentaries for the BBC and RTE. Her most recent series A Wild Irish Year, produced by award winning Crossing The Line Films, aired on RTE 1 in May 2018.

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