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#Climate Change

# climate-change - Monday 18 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ireland ranked second worst in Europe for tackling climate change Glacial Pace

Ireland ranked second worst in Europe for tackling climate change

Ireland and Poland rank lowest because of their opposition to climate action nationally and in the EU.

# climate-change - Sunday 17 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Climate change is speeding up a rise in sea levels Warmer Oceans

Climate change is speeding up a rise in sea levels

Warmer ocean water is destabilising ice shelves.

# climate-change - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The ice of Antarctica is melting at three times its previous rate Picking Up Pace

The ice of Antarctica is melting at three times its previous rate

Scientists have warned that the melting ice could redraw Earth’s coastlines.

# climate-change - Sunday 10 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'There are fights and even injuries': Indian water crisis causes daily desperation WATER SHORTAGE

'There are fights and even injuries': Indian water crisis causes daily desperation

There are tense scenes on a daily basis as temperatures soar and India experiences water shortages.

# climate-change - Sunday 29 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Australia pledges over €300 million to protect and restore Great Barrier Reef Environment

Australia pledges over €300 million to protect and restore Great Barrier Reef

The World Heritage-listed site is reeling from significant bouts of coral bleaching.

# climate-change - Thursday 19 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Great Barrier Reef corals experiencing 'catastrophic die-off' as result of global warming Climate Change

Great Barrier Reef corals experiencing 'catastrophic die-off' as result of global warming

30% of the coral in the area were lost between March and November 2016 as a result of an extended marine heatwave.

# climate-change - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The Citizens' Assembly publishes report calling on Ireland to be 'a leader in tackling climate change' Global Warming

The Citizens' Assembly publishes report calling on Ireland to be 'a leader in tackling climate change'

The recommendations were reached by majority vote of the Assembly members following two weekends of deliberation.

# climate-change - Sunday 25 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Extreme weather is here to stay as whole world faces upsurge in major storms Climate Change

Extreme weather is here to stay as whole world faces upsurge in major storms

A new study has noted a four-fold increase in major flooding events since 1980, and a doubling in significant storms.

# climate-change - Friday 9 March, 2018

A brief history of Danny Healy-Rae quotes

The Kilgarvan TD once claimed that nuclear testing caused the hole in the ozone layer.

# climate-change - Saturday 3 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The Paris Climate Agreement is REALLY expensive... but it could end up saving us money Climate Change

The Paris Climate Agreement is REALLY expensive... but it could end up saving us money

Its cost could be outweighed by health savings in the area of air pollution disease and death.

# climate-change - Friday 23 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish cities among worst affected in Europe, say flooding predictions Droughts And Floods

Irish cities among worst affected in Europe, say flooding predictions

A landmark study has predicted that climate change will push European cities “beyond breaking point”.

# climate-change - Thursday 22 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is way behind on its tree-planting schedule Not Treemendous

Ireland is way behind on its tree-planting schedule

The planting of broadleaf trees has ‘flatlined’ since 2015.

# climate-change - Friday 16 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie You won't be able to buy a petrol or diesel car in Ireland after 2030 Off The Road

You won't be able to buy a petrol or diesel car in Ireland after 2030

NCT certs will not be issued for non-zero emissions cars.

# climate-change - Thursday 8 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'A historic day': Ireland on a path to being the 4th country in the world to ban fossil fuel exploration Oil And Gas

'A historic day': Ireland on a path to being the 4th country in the world to ban fossil fuel exploration

Costa Rica, Belize and France have already implemented similar measures to end oil activity in their waters.

# climate-change - Thursday 18 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Even without El Nino last year Earth keeps getting hotter Feeling Hot Hot Hot

Even without El Nino last year Earth keeps getting hotter

2017 was either the second or third hottest year ever.

# climate-change - Monday 15 January, 2018

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.

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