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Dublin: 2 °C Tuesday 16 January, 2018

#Climate Change

# climate-change - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Ryan on flood walls: 'We're gonna need a bigger boat' Opinion

Eamon Ryan on flood walls: 'We're gonna need a bigger boat'

Dublin was lucky last autumn but we only need to be unlucky once to regret the lack of preparation for the new risks we face, writes Eamon Ryan.

# climate-change - Thursday 4 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach wants to up spending on climate change to avoid hefty EU fines Pay Now Or Pay Later

Taoiseach wants to up spending on climate change to avoid hefty EU fines

Ireland is facing a fine of €75 million each year if 16% of its energy doesn’t come from renewable-energy sources by 2020.

# climate-change - Friday 29 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump says US east coast could use some 'global warming' this weekend as temperatures plunge Frosty Reception

Trump says US east coast could use some 'global warming' this weekend as temperatures plunge

Trump has repeatedly expressed scepticism about climate change science.

# climate-change - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie This tiny gull likes to nest along Ireland's cliffs. It's facing global extinction Climate Change

This tiny gull likes to nest along Ireland's cliffs. It's facing global extinction

Globally, the species is thought to have declined by around 40% since the 1970s.

# climate-change - Thursday 7 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Details of Ireland's Renewable Heat Incentive revealed today - but Leo won't be calling it 'RHI' Strategic Communications

Details of Ireland's Renewable Heat Incentive revealed today - but Leo won't be calling it 'RHI'

“We have learned from the mistakes in Northern Ireland,” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said.

# climate-change - Saturday 25 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Tourists 'gobsmacked' by sight of polar bears crowded on Russian Arctic island Shrinking Ice

Tourists 'gobsmacked' by sight of polar bears crowded on Russian Arctic island

Climate change means ice, where polar bears are most at home, is melting earlier in the year.

# climate-change - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you do anything practical to help the environment? Climate Change This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you do anything practical to help the environment?

Ireland produces the first highest volume of emissions per person in Europe and the eighth largest in the world.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland ranks worst in Europe for taking action against climate change Climate Change

Ireland ranks worst in Europe for taking action against climate change

Ireland ranked 49 out of 59 countries in the 2018 Climate Change Performance Index

# climate-change - Monday 6 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 2017 will be one of the hottest years on record On The Record

2017 will be one of the hottest years on record

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) suggests human intervention might have a hand to play in the rising temperatures.

From TheJournal.ie Burning fuel is the biggest threat to Ireland's air quality Breathe Deep

Burning fuel is the biggest threat to Ireland's air quality

There were 1,510 premature deaths in Ireland in 2014 directly attributable to poor air quality levels.

# climate-change - Sunday 5 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Higher taxes and more bus lanes: How the Citizens' Assembly wants Ireland to tackle climate change Going Green

Higher taxes and more bus lanes: How the Citizens' Assembly wants Ireland to tackle climate change

The voting took place after two weekends of deliberation that focused on the energy, transport and agriculture sectors.

# climate-change - Saturday 4 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US government agency certain that climate change is man-made despite Trump's contradictions No Other Explanation

US government agency certain that climate change is man-made despite Trump's contradictions

A new landmark report came ahead of a meeting of Ireland’s Citizens’ Assembly on climate change today.

# climate-change - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie There's been a rise in weather-related disasters of almost 50% and it's being blamed on climate change Day After Tomorrow

There's been a rise in weather-related disasters of almost 50% and it's being blamed on climate change

Between 2007 and 2016, there was a 46% increases in the number of weather-related disasters.

# climate-change - Monday 30 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have hit a record high Climate Change

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have hit a record high

The UN has warned that urgent action is required to cut emissions.

From TheJournal.ie The Environment Minister took TheJournal.ie for a spin in his new e-car - and Michael Healy Rae might be next Driving Mr Naughten This post contains videos

The Environment Minister took TheJournal.ie for a spin in his new e-car - and Michael Healy Rae might be next

The minister talks electric cars and why Michael Healy Rae is wrong to say they’re total rubbish.

# climate-change - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Make no mistake, Ophelia is what climate change looks like' Opinion

'Make no mistake, Ophelia is what climate change looks like'

Ophelia shows that Ministers are much more comfortable causing disruption to cope with climate change than to prevent it, writes Oisín Coghlan.

# climate-change - Sunday 24 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Leo is setting up his own Renewable Heat Incentive - but what will be different? Cash For Ash

Leo is setting up his own Renewable Heat Incentive - but what will be different?

The North’s cash-for-ash scandal, which revolved around the Renewable Heat Incentive, brought down the Stormont Assembly.

# climate-change - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Hurricanes and flooding show we have to talk about climate change - now' Opinion

'Hurricanes and flooding show we have to talk about climate change - now'

“For a brief moment the severity and seriousness of climate change has impinged on our consciousness”.

# climate-change - Saturday 9 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'This and the Donegal floods go hand-in-hand': How Ireland plans to get to grips with renewable energy Climate Change

'This and the Donegal floods go hand-in-hand': How Ireland plans to get to grips with renewable energy

A new government consultation wants feedback on how we fund sustainable energy in Ireland.

# climate-change - Thursday 7 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Death and destruction as Hurricane Irma's 290 km/h winds tear through Caribbean islands Destruction This post contains videos

Death and destruction as Hurricane Irma's 290 km/h winds tear through Caribbean islands

The storm is the most powerful ever seen in the Atlantic.

# climate-change - Sunday 3 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Part of a 'long-term trend', Australia had its hottest winter on record Scorcher

Part of a 'long-term trend', Australia had its hottest winter on record

Australia broke over 200 weather records last summer.

# climate-change - Saturday 2 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Volcanic eruptions were the driving force behind an ancient global warming event New Research

Volcanic eruptions were the driving force behind an ancient global warming event

The event that took place 56 million years ago has been investigated by researchers at the University of California.

# climate-change - Saturday 19 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Al Gore: 'Trump’s antics distract the US from the big challenges we face - like the climate crisis' Truth To Power

Al Gore: 'Trump’s antics distract the US from the big challenges we face - like the climate crisis'

The former US Vice President speaks to TheJournal.ie about his new documentary, An Inconvenient Sequel.

# climate-change - Friday 11 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds Dramatic Impact

Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds

Winter floods are now occurring the east of Ireland earlier towards autumn than they did 20 years ago.

# climate-change - Sunday 6 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century Global Warming

Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century

Global warming could lead to uninhabitable temperatures, a study found.

# climate-change - Saturday 5 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you worried about climate change? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about climate change?

New research predicts a dramatic rise in the death toll from weather-related disasters in Europe in the coming decades.

From TheJournal.ie US still wants to join climate talks despite plan to withdraw from agreement Let's Talk

US still wants to join climate talks despite plan to withdraw from agreement

The country can’t formally pull out of the Paris accord until 2020 at the earliest.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from extreme weather in Europe 'could rise by factor of 50 by 2100' Disasters

Death toll from extreme weather in Europe 'could rise by factor of 50 by 2100'

Two in three people living in Europe may be affected by disasters, according to a new study.

# climate-change - Saturday 29 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Electric cars: Is Ireland, and the world, ready for them? Electric Avenue

Electric cars: Is Ireland, and the world, ready for them?

Britain has vowed to “end the sale of all conventional petrol and diesel cars” by 2040.

# climate-change - Sunday 16 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The wine industry in Europe could be in trouble due to global warming, researchers warn Grapes Of Wrath

The wine industry in Europe could be in trouble due to global warming, researchers warn

Work made impossible by the heat, and losses in productivity could see the wine industry facing challenging times, they said.

# climate-change - Saturday 15 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Rising temperatures will make it harder for planes to take off in coming decades Global Warming

Rising temperatures will make it harder for planes to take off in coming decades

Some fully loaded planes may have to remove fuel, cargo or passengers, a study has warned.

# climate-change - Thursday 13 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We'll see what happens': Trump hints he could change position on Paris climate accord Winds Of Change

'We'll see what happens': Trump hints he could change position on Paris climate accord

Trump announced he was to remove the United States from the climate action accord.

# climate-change - Thursday 6 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A huge chunk of ice 60 storeys high is about to break off Antarctica Climate Change

A huge chunk of ice 60 storeys high is about to break off Antarctica

The Larsen C shelf would be one of the biggest icebergs in history.

# climate-change - Sunday 25 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Iceland's volcano eruption could reveal aerosols' climate change effect Climate Change

Iceland's volcano eruption could reveal aerosols' climate change effect

The Icelandic volcano Holuhraun, which erupted in 2014, did not increase the amount of water in the clouds.

# climate-change - Sunday 11 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Macron takes on Trump - this time with a 'Make Our Planet Great Again' website With Or Without US

Macron takes on Trump - this time with a 'Make Our Planet Great Again' website

The website aims to match users with ways of helping fight the causes of climate change.

# climate-change - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Climate Change: 'Trump is on a path to planetary destruction' Paris Agreement

Climate Change: 'Trump is on a path to planetary destruction'

In response to Trump, Ireland must increase our ambition on climate action, writes Senator Grace O’Sullivan.

# climate-change - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump planning to pull US out of Paris climate deal Climate Change

Trump planning to pull US out of Paris climate deal

A White House official told AP that Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord.

# climate-change - Saturday 27 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump leaves G7 summit in historic climate change split Six Against One

Donald Trump leaves G7 summit in historic climate change split

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that discussions on climate change were “very difficult, not to say very unsatisfactory”.

# climate-change - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish Farmers Journal criticised for 'fake news' editorial on climate change Conflicting Views

Irish Farmers Journal criticised for 'fake news' editorial on climate change

Matt Dempsey believes we should continue to up our live-stock numbers to the capacity of our land.

# climate-change - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Everyone is loving Leo DiCaprio's tiny handwritten sign at a climate change protest

Casually scrawled on the front of a folder.

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