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From TheJournal.ie Ireland is 'buying' its way out of meeting its emission targets by spending €86.8m worth of carbon credits Climate Action

Ireland is 'buying' its way out of meeting its emission targets by spending €86.8m worth of carbon credits

TD Seán Fleming said it was ‘the biggest act of gross hypocrisy’ at play.

From TheJournal.ie Enniscorthy to become the New Delhi of Ireland if smoky coal ban not rolled out, Dáil hears Air Pollution

Enniscorthy to become the New Delhi of Ireland if smoky coal ban not rolled out, Dáil hears

The delay in expanding the smoky coal ban nationwide is due to fears over court action.

From TheJournal.ie Extinction Rebellion stage 'bloody' (but green-friendly) protest outside the Dáil Climate Emergency This post contains videos

Extinction Rebellion stage 'bloody' (but green-friendly) protest outside the Dáil

The protest was timed to support the Climate Emergency Measures Bill.

From TheJournal.ie 'I find that quite insulting': Smith hits out at govt over opposition of Climate Emergency Bill Climate Action

'I find that quite insulting': Smith hits out at govt over opposition of Climate Emergency Bill

Bríd Smith TD was speaking before the Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment.

From TheJournal.ie Bruton: 'When the wind doesn't blow and the sun doesn't shine, we need a back-up - and it remains oil and gas' Energy

Bruton: 'When the wind doesn't blow and the sun doesn't shine, we need a back-up - and it remains oil and gas'

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said Fine Gael can’t be taken seriously on climate action if they support oil and gas drilling.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of Irish schoolchildren join strike to demand government action on climate change Fridays For Future This post contains videos

Thousands of Irish schoolchildren join strike to demand government action on climate change

It follows a strike held by schoolchildren in Ireland earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie Ministers to order State bodies to decarbonise under new Climate Action Plan Recycling

Ministers to order State bodies to decarbonise under new Climate Action Plan

Public agencies will have to reduce food waste, promote water conservation, and roll out recycling practices.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland just became the second country to declare a climate emergency after a 'strange' Dáil vote HANDFUL OF TDS

Ireland just became the second country to declare a climate emergency after a 'strange' Dáil vote

Climate activist Greta Thunberg described tonight’s move as “great news”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Be the hero, not the villain': Protesting students wrote to Taoiseach urging him to take climate action Climate Change

'Be the hero, not the villain': Protesting students wrote to Taoiseach urging him to take climate action

Thousands of students attended climate change demonstrations across the country in March.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is an emergency': Extinction Rebellion comes to Dublin as sit-down protest blocks O'Connell Street Climate Change

'This is an emergency': Extinction Rebellion comes to Dublin as sit-down protest blocks O'Connell Street

The movement was formed late last year and has grown rapidly.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should teenagers be encouraged to reduce meat intake as part of their schooling? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should teenagers be encouraged to reduce meat intake as part of their schooling?

The IFA is not happy with a new An Taisce pamphlet.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says climate change protests are 'welcome' and 'inspiring' Climate Change

Taoiseach says climate change protests are 'welcome' and 'inspiring'

Earlier this month, the Taoiseach said he supported school students going on strike.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're going to go extinct if we don't do something': Irish school students on why they're striking for climate action Nationwide Protests This post contains videos

'We're going to go extinct if we don't do something': Irish school students on why they're striking for climate action

Students from across the country are joining the global Schools Strike for Climate Action.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Ireland only made its pollution targets in 2010 by crashing the economy' Climate Action

Opinion: 'Ireland only made its pollution targets in 2010 by crashing the economy'

Every day we delay the inevitable transition to sustainable energy – makes it more costly and disruptive, writes Oisin Coghlan.

From TheJournal.ie UN climate summit: The three key outcomes you need to know Katowice

UN climate summit: The three key outcomes you need to know

Minister for Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, said Ireland is fully committed to implementing the Paris Agreement.

From TheJournal.ie 'Urgent threats': Climate talks kick off in Poland today Katowice

'Urgent threats': Climate talks kick off in Poland today

Envoys from almost 200 nations have gathered in Poland’s southern city of Katowice.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: London bridges reopen after 85 people arrested over climate change protests Emissions

Photos: London bridges reopen after 85 people arrested over climate change protests

Hundreds of protesters blocked bridges across the UK capital today.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Just one week after banning fracking, we started drilling for oil' Climate Action

Opinion: 'Just one week after banning fracking, we started drilling for oil'

We need a just transition to a low carbon economy, not a sell-off of our future, write Sinead Mercier and Louise Michelle Fitzgerald.