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Future 'wars over water and food if we do not act now' on climate crisis, EU parliament hears
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Future 'wars over water and food if we do not act now' on climate crisis, EU parliament hears

Sep 14th 2021, 1:55 PM 12,785 Views 21 Comments

A climate report has said the scale of recent changes to the climate system are “unprecedented” over hundreds and thousands of years.

New climate action plan to be published in October
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New climate action plan to be published in October

Sep 13th 2021, 3:30 PM 9,087 Views 50 Comments

The plan will set out how the government intends to lower Ireland’s emissions and reach other climate goals.

'A new set of solutions': What measures can Ireland take to limit global warming this century?
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'A new set of solutions': What measures can Ireland take to limit global warming this century?

Aug 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 37,008 Views 97 Comments
  • Governments, industries and households all have a role in achieving climate goals, Lauren Boland reports.
  • A major new UN report this week found lowering emissions is the key to stop temperatures rising.
  • "Use your vote. Vote with your wallet. Use your influence," one expert says.
Poll: Should Ireland be doing more to tackle climate change?
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Poll: Should Ireland be doing more to tackle climate change?

Aug 8th 2021, 10:49 AM 35,697 Views 133 Comments

Ireland’s Climate Action Bill was enacted in July.

'Irish temperature records will be broken in the coming years because we're in a climate crisis'
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'Irish temperature records will be broken in the coming years because we're in a climate crisis'

Jul 24th 2021, 8:00 PM 56,464 Views 85 Comments
Concerns over 'last-minute' changes to how carbon emissions are calculated under Climate Action Bill
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Concerns over 'last-minute' changes to how carbon emissions are calculated under Climate Action Bill

Jul 13th 2021, 9:30 PM 17,761 Views 30 Comments

Campaigners worry about what the late changes will mean for Ireland’s carbon budgets.

Bríd Smith: Data centres are the elephant in the room when it comes to climate policy
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Bríd Smith: Data centres are the elephant in the room when it comes to climate policy

Updated Jun 25th 2021, 9:50 AM 27,549 Views 85 Comments

The People Before Profit TD says Ireland’s society and climate will not gain anything from data centres.

Free public transport should be considered, says Oireachtas committee
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Free public transport should be considered, says Oireachtas committee

Jun 3rd 2021, 3:07 PM 21,120 Views 42 Comments

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action has published a report on halving emissions in the transport sector by 2030.

Waterford unveils ambitious plans to designation city as decarbonising zone
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Waterford unveils ambitious plans to designation city as decarbonising zone

Apr 21st 2021, 6:48 PM 16,335 Views 14 Comments

The plan was unveiled at the launch of Waterford’s new investment brand identity.

60,000 Belgians take government to court over alleged climate inaction
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60,000 Belgians take government to court over alleged climate inaction

Mar 16th 2021, 2:11 PM 6,454 Views 0 Comments

The pleadings, which began today, are due to last until 26 March.

UN chief urges world leaders to declare climate emergency
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UN chief urges world leaders to declare climate emergency

Dec 12th 2020, 3:21 PM 8,901 Views 34 Comments

Last year Ireland became the second country in the world to declare a climate emergency.

Over 1,200 constituents lobby TDs via Zoom calling for faster climate action and improved climate bill
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Over 1,200 constituents lobby TDs via Zoom calling for faster climate action and improved climate bill

Dec 7th 2020, 10:08 PM 11,701 Views 28 Comments

The lobbying effort saw people voice their concerns with more than 90 Dáil deputies.

2020 among the world’s hottest years as climate crisis continues
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2020 among the world’s hottest years as climate crisis continues

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:21 PM 9,861 Views 32 Comments

Met Éireann says Ireland’s weather so far this year indicates “further evidence of climate change”.

Irish performance on climate change 'very poor', says major EPA report
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Irish performance on climate change 'very poor', says major EPA report

Nov 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 19,001 Views 53 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency today launched its State of the Environment report.

Cabinet approves €108 million funding for Bord na Móna rehabilitation plan
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Cabinet approves €108 million funding for Bord na Móna rehabilitation plan

Nov 24th 2020, 10:30 PM 20,174 Views 31 Comments

Environment and Climate Minister Eamon Ryan described the funding as a “major milestone”.

Grace O'Sullivan: You wait for one Climate Action Bill, then two come along
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Grace O'Sullivan: You wait for one Climate Action Bill, then two come along

Oct 9th 2020, 7:00 AM 13,528 Views 28 Comments

MEP Grace O’Sullivan gives a broad welcome to Ireland’s Climate Action Bill and the EU’s Climate Law, both on the table this week.

'The impact of our actions on the planet is undeniable': Government launches Climate Action Bill
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'The impact of our actions on the planet is undeniable': Government launches Climate Action Bill

Oct 7th 2020, 4:42 PM 13,640 Views 44 Comments

The 30-year programme commits to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.

Greta Thunberg joins demonstrators outside Swedish Parliament for day of global climate protests
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Greta Thunberg joins demonstrators outside Swedish Parliament for day of global climate protests

Sep 25th 2020, 12:54 PM 20,482 Views 54 Comments

Thunberg started her solo protests outside Sweden’s parliament in Stockholm on 20 August 2018.

'It will start getting cooler': Donald Trump dismisses climate change as cause of US wildfires
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'It will start getting cooler': Donald Trump dismisses climate change as cause of US wildfires

Sep 15th 2020, 7:29 AM 31,071 Views 71 Comments

At least 35 people have died as wildfires blaze in the western states of California, Oregon and Washington.

Ban on some single-use plastic and levy on disposable cups: The government's plan to tackle waste
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Ban on some single-use plastic and levy on disposable cups: The government's plan to tackle waste

Sep 4th 2020, 1:35 PM 20,188 Views 47 Comments

The five-year plan aims to “place Ireland at the vanguard of EU efforts”.

Climate activists glue themselves to the ground in London and block road around Parliament
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Climate activists glue themselves to the ground in London and block road around Parliament

Sep 3rd 2020, 12:24 PM 23,067 Views 42 Comments

Extinction Rebellion and Animal Rebellion marked the third of 10 days of disruption in the city.

Power Down: How years of policy neglect left Ireland in the shadow of a solar revolution
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Power Down: How years of policy neglect left Ireland in the shadow of a solar revolution

Aug 30th 2020, 9:00 PM 39,721 Views 33 Comments

We examine the key roadblocks that have limited small-scale solar power and if enough is now being done to hit impending EU targets.

What to expect in the first 100 days of the new FF-FG-Green government
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What to expect in the first 100 days of the new FF-FG-Green government

Jul 7th 2020, 6:10 AM 13,488 Views 30 Comments

There are big challenges ahead. Here’s what to look out for.

Thunberg urges world to tackle climate change with same urgency as coronavirus
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Thunberg urges world to tackle climate change with same urgency as coronavirus

Jun 20th 2020, 12:14 PM 24,871 Views 174 Comments

The teenager hopes coronavirus will open up the discussion about deaths caused by climate change.

Bord Na Mona to end peat harvesting, with €5 million going towards bog rehabilitation
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Bord Na Mona to end peat harvesting, with €5 million going towards bog rehabilitation

Jun 16th 2020, 6:39 PM 24,305 Views 42 Comments

No compulsory redundancies are expected, as workers will be retrained to work in bog rehabilitation

Greenhouse gas emissions from Irish power generation and industrial companies fell by 8.7% last year
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Greenhouse gas emissions from Irish power generation and industrial companies fell by 8.7% last year

Apr 22nd 2020, 1:52 PM 10,000 Views 22 Comments

Aviation emissions from flights within the European Economic Area to Ireland rose by 2.8%.

Greta Thunberg tells Bristol climate rally she 'will not be silent while world is on fire’
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Greta Thunberg tells Bristol climate rally she 'will not be silent while world is on fire’

Feb 28th 2020, 8:15 PM 25,703 Views 95 Comments

Thunberg was the headline speaker at the Bristol Youth Strike 4 Climate on College Green, Bristol.

'Banning children being driven to school' would improve air quality, says DCC official
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'Banning children being driven to school' would improve air quality, says DCC official

Feb 18th 2020, 11:38 AM 26,115 Views 98 Comments

Brendan O’ Brien says it’s a hypothetical idea but would force solutions to be found.

Extinction Rebellion digs up Cambridge college lawn in environmental protest
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Extinction Rebellion digs up Cambridge college lawn in environmental protest

Feb 17th 2020, 10:20 PM 41,526 Views 52 Comments

Extinction Rebellion cited the college’s ‘ties with fossil fuel companies’ in its reasoning.

'I do feel let down': Midlands Bord na Móna workers in documentary on peat transition
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'I do feel let down': Midlands Bord na Móna workers in documentary on peat transition

Feb 5th 2020, 12:47 PM 15,902 Views 19 Comments

The documentary will be aired at 9.30pm on TG4 tonight.

Free public transport and a 50% cut in national dairy herd pledged by Solidarity-People Before Profit
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Free public transport and a 50% cut in national dairy herd pledged by Solidarity-People Before Profit

Jan 29th 2020, 2:19 PM 20,410 Views 119 Comments

The party launched its climate action manifesto in Dublin today.

Extinction Rebellion activists canvass in Dublin ahead of General Election
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Extinction Rebellion activists canvass in Dublin ahead of General Election

Jan 26th 2020, 6:30 PM 23,064 Views 102 Comments

Canvassers said they were not recommending any particular political party on doorsteps.

'We simply cannot waste any more time': Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg in Davos
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'We simply cannot waste any more time': Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg in Davos

Jan 22nd 2020, 6:39 PM 21,389 Views 56 Comments

President Donald Trump left the Swiss resort expressing regret he didn’t meet Thunberg.

'They can't go green if they're in the red': Farmers won't become climate-friendly if subsidies are cut, warns IFA
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'They can't go green if they're in the red': Farmers won't become climate-friendly if subsidies are cut, warns IFA

Jan 21st 2020, 3:42 PM 12,828 Views 51 Comments

The comments come on the same day Fine Gael launched its agriculture plans ahead of the upcoming election.

Government departments now 'carbon taxed' on air travel
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Government departments now 'carbon taxed' on air travel

Jan 12th 2020, 2:26 PM 13,734 Views 29 Comments

The tax will be paid into the government’s Climate Action Fund every year.

Motorists 'should reassess electric' when buying new cars as laws banning petrol, diesel cars being drafted
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Motorists 'should reassess electric' when buying new cars as laws banning petrol, diesel cars being drafted

Dec 30th 2019, 1:13 PM 70,517 Views 420 Comments

The minister said grants and subsidies will be removed ‘in due course’ for motorists buying electric vehicles.

Mandatory brown bin collections could be introduced under new waste strategy
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Mandatory brown bin collections could be introduced under new waste strategy

Dec 30th 2019, 9:01 AM 46,807 Views 76 Comments

The government will also examine expanding the range of items allowed in the green bin and banning bulky waste from landfill.

Ramp up in wind energy needed to meet electricity demand from data centres and electric cars, says Varadkar
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Ramp up in wind energy needed to meet electricity demand from data centres and electric cars, says Varadkar

Dec 28th 2019, 7:30 AM 13,249 Views 88 Comments

The amount of electricity generated from renewable sources must rise from 30% to 70% by 2030.

Poll: Is Ireland doing enough to tackle climate change?
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Poll: Is Ireland doing enough to tackle climate change?

Dec 11th 2019, 9:06 AM 18,381 Views 112 Comments

Richard Bruton is set to tell a climate summit that Ireland will play its part in dealing with climate change.

Bruton says country determined to play its part on climate as Ireland ranked lowest on action
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Bruton says country determined to play its part on climate as Ireland ranked lowest on action

Dec 11th 2019, 7:54 AM 10,217 Views 79 Comments

Bruton’s is travelling to the COP25 climate summit in Madrid today.

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