Dr Tara Shine is a climate change and climate justice expert.
Tara has a passion for communicating her science and her positive vision for the future.
She has advised world leaders, governments, multilateral agencies and civil society organisations on climate change, environmental policy and development assistance.
Formerly Special Advisor to the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice and Adviser to The Elders, Tara Shine is also Chair of the International Institute of Environment and Development (IIED).
Tara is Co-Founder and Director of the award-winning social enterprise, Change by Degrees, which educates and inspires people at home, at work and in their community to live more sustainably.
Tara’s book ‘How to Save Your Planet One Object at a Time’ was published by Simon and Schuster in April 2020, and is a guide to sustainable living told through everyday objects.
Tara Shine has presented numerous TV programmes including Brave New World with Stephen Hawking, the BBC’s Expedition Borneo and her discovery of Nile Crocodiles in West Africa was the subject of an acclaimed BBC 2 Natural World Documentary, Lost Crocodiles of the Pharaohs.
More recently she presented A Wild Irish Year and Wild Cities for RTE.
Dr Tara Shine Climate Change Speaker
A popular environmental guest speaker, Tara shares her ideas on how each of us can have a positive impact on society and our planet.
With stories from her travels around the world, Tara will bring the issues facing our planet to life and inspire each of us to play our part with practical advice for everyday change.
“Tara was fabulous. Her performance was just perfect. And the chemistry with our partner was spot on. The first of all our speakers to hit all the right notes. She made the topic so interesting and accessible. She spoke as a scientist and as an individual that wants to make a difference. We have had so much positive feedback” Professional Services Organisation