Barbara McCarthy

Barbara McCarthy is a journalist and researcher. She writes on environmental issues for Irish and global media. As a researcher, she has worked with the Global Climate Forum in Berlin on the Europe wide Real Deal project, which sets out to create a model of environmental citizenship. Barbara has an MSc in Climate Change, Policy Media and Society from Dublin City University and a BA in languages from Trinity College. She reported on Cop28 for Feasta and will be representing Feasta at Cop29 in Baku, where she is hosting an event on and around Cap and Share. Barbara will be discussing her findings from a focus group, which took place in May this year on behalf of WEAll Ireland hub project on housing and inequality.


  • Plenary 4: What steps are required to ensure that housing policy and financial flows support a wellbeing economy in Ireland?