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#Climate Change

From TheJournal.ie What to expect in the first 100 days of the new FF-FG-Green government Green Shoots

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government? Changes

Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government?

The details of the programme for government negotiated by the three parties.

From TheJournal.ie United Nations working to verify reports of record hot temperature in the Arctic Hotting Up

United Nations working to verify reports of record hot temperature in the Arctic

The suspected record temperature was measured in the Russian town of Verkoyansk on Saturday during a prolonged heatwave

From TheJournal.ie Maeve Higgins: This week's Supreme Court case could shape how Ireland deals with climate change for years to come Opinion

Maeve Higgins: This week's Supreme Court case could shape how Ireland deals with climate change for years to come

The Supreme Court is hearing an important appeal by Irish climate activists today and tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Thunberg urges world to tackle climate change with same urgency as coronavirus Climate Action

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Green TD who helped negotiate programme for government says she can't fully endorse it Neasa Hourigan This post contains videos

Green TD who helped negotiate programme for government says she can't fully endorse it

Neasa Hourigan said reducing carbon emissions will likely be back-loaded, and the deal doesn’t do enough in terms of housing.

From TheJournal.ie Temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius reported above Arctic Circle Siberia

Temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius reported above Arctic Circle

Temperatures soared to 10 degrees Celsius above average in Siberia last month.

From TheJournal.ie Retrain workers and a climate change centre: Proposals to help Midlands cope with move away from peat Just Transition

Retrain workers and a climate change centre: Proposals to help Midlands cope with move away from peat

The first progress report on Just Transition by Kieran Mulvey was published today.

From TheJournal.ie Climate change could put more than 60,000 homes at risk of coastal flooding by 2050 Extreme Weather

Climate change could put more than 60,000 homes at risk of coastal flooding by 2050

Dublin, Louth and Clare are expected to be the most affected counties.

From TheJournal.ie 'This pandemic is nothing compared to what climate change has in store' Opinion

'This pandemic is nothing compared to what climate change has in store'

John Gibbons lays out the stark climate facts and urges us to take coronavirus as a warning that it’s now time to act, or perish.

From TheJournal.ie 'Disturbing': War of words breaks out between the Greens and FG over 7% emissions target Government Formation

'Disturbing': War of words breaks out between the Greens and FG over 7% emissions target

A new government could be a while away as emissions targets becomes a stumbling block.

From TheJournal.ie It's World Penguin Day today (it's a thing) and it turns out they're actually helping scientists to map the Antarctic Hon The Penguins
From TheJournal.ie 'Stop waste of any kind': David Attenborough warns now is 'last chance' to save planet Climate Change

'Stop waste of any kind': David Attenborough warns now is 'last chance' to save planet

Attenborough was speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The climate 'canary in the coal mine' is gasping for breath. We've reached the Anthropocene Climate Change

Opinion: The climate 'canary in the coal mine' is gasping for breath. We've reached the Anthropocene

Even the most entrenched climate denialists would find it hard to argue that things aren’t changing, writes Mark Kernan.

From TheJournal.ie Greta Thunberg tells Bristol climate rally she 'will not be silent while world is on fire’ Youth Strike 4 Climate

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland ranks in bottom 30 in world for tackling carbon emissions, according to UN report Warning

Ireland ranks in bottom 30 in world for tackling carbon emissions, according to UN report

The UN called on countries to take immediate action to safeguard childrens’ futures.

From TheJournal.ie World's richest man Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to help fight climate change Amazon

World's richest man Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to help fight climate change

The online retailer Amazon that Bezos runs has an enormous carbon footprint.

From TheJournal.ie Extinction Rebellion digs up Cambridge college lawn in environmental protest Climate Action

Extinction Rebellion digs up Cambridge college lawn in environmental protest

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

From TheJournal.ie Temperature in Antarctica tops 20 degrees for the first time Climate

Temperature in Antarctica tops 20 degrees for the first time

Last week, an Argentine part of Antarctica recorded its hottest day since readings began at 18.3 degrees Celsius.

From TheJournal.ie Danny Healy-Rae apologises for 'to hell with planet' comment after confrontation with Green Party candidate Ge2020

Danny Healy-Rae apologises for 'to hell with planet' comment after confrontation with Green Party candidate

Cleo Murphy approached Danny Healy Rae yesterday about his comments.

From TheJournal.ie Antarctica records hottest ever temperature at over 18 degrees Climate Change

Antarctica records hottest ever temperature at over 18 degrees

The temperature climbed to 18.3 degrees, beating the previous record of 17.5 degrees.

From TheJournal.ie Factcheck: Will an increase in carbon tax make people in Ireland poorer? Ge2020

Factcheck: Will an increase in carbon tax make people in Ireland poorer?

The claim is contained in Sinn Féin’s election manifesto.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're the ones who will suffer': Secondary school students stage climate change protest Climate Strike

'We're the ones who will suffer': Secondary school students stage climate change protest

Gardaí had said they would not sanction the protest but it went ahead anyway this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is Ireland responsible for just 0.000012% of the world's carbon emissions? Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Ireland responsible for just 0.000012% of the world's carbon emissions?

Reducing CO2 emissions is seen as key to resolving the climate crisis – but how much carbon does Ireland produce?

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí 'won't sanction' climate change protest by secondary students in Dublin tomorrow Fridaysforfuture

Gardaí 'won't sanction' climate change protest by secondary students in Dublin tomorrow

Gardaí warned the students that the potential for crowd trouble could lead open to “criminal proceedings” against those with a duty of care.

From TheJournal.ie 'Fear of being abandoned': Bord na Móna workers hold rally in Shannonbridge Climate Change

'Fear of being abandoned': Bord na Móna workers hold rally in Shannonbridge

Trade unions said that there was a “fear and anxiety” among workers that good quality replacement jobs wouldn’t be provided.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Greta Thunberg tells Davos 'pretty much nothing' has been done to fight climate change Davos

Greta Thunberg tells Davos 'pretty much nothing' has been done to fight climate change

The teenager spoke ahead of US President Donald Trump’s keynote address at the World Economic Forum.

From TheJournal.ie The 2010s were the hottest decade ever recorded Climate Change

The 2010s were the hottest decade ever recorded

Last year was also among the warmest years ever recorded, according to scientists.

From TheJournal.ie 'Humans have overrun the world': David Attenborough issues stark warning ahead of new documentary Climate Change

'Humans have overrun the world': David Attenborough issues stark warning ahead of new documentary

A new documentary looks back on the life of David Attenborough.

From TheJournal.ie Saoirse McHugh: Climate denial is dangerous at this stage, and the media has a case to answer Climate Inaction

Saoirse McHugh: Climate denial is dangerous at this stage, and the media has a case to answer

In light of the Australia fires, Saoirse McHugh asks: when will the media take the climate crisis seriously and place it top of the reporting agenda?

From TheJournal.ie 'One of Ireland's best exports': How the Young Scientist Exhibition came to Tanzania BT Young Scientist

'One of Ireland's best exports': How the Young Scientist Exhibition came to Tanzania

Students in Tanzania have taken the Irish model of the event and run with it, says competition co-founder Joseph Clowry.

From TheJournal.ie 'We thought it was a bad idea': Greta Thunberg's dad says he was worried about her climate activism School Strike

'We thought it was a bad idea': Greta Thunberg's dad says he was worried about her climate activism

Svante Thunberg said that he and his wife made changes in their lives to ‘save’ their daughter.

From TheJournal.ie Ramp up in wind energy needed to meet electricity demand from data centres and electric cars, says Varadkar Climate Action

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Turkey is still on the table, but climate minister Richard Bruton is planning a more sustainable Christmas Green Christmas

Turkey is still on the table, but climate minister Richard Bruton is planning a more sustainable Christmas

Richard Bruton says that he has become more environmentally conscious since becoming minister.

From TheJournal.ie 'Blatant disrespect': David Attenborough mural vandalised with 'climate hoax' graffiti Portobello

'Blatant disrespect': David Attenborough mural vandalised with 'climate hoax' graffiti

Dublin City Council ordered the removal of the mural early this year.

From TheJournal.ie Sydney's smoke: Looking out my daughter’s window the city was blanketed in orange dust, writes Dr Suzanne O'Brien Bushfire Crisis

Sydney's smoke: Looking out my daughter’s window the city was blanketed in orange dust, writes Dr Suzanne O'Brien

Of course, here among the bricks and the concrete of inner city terraces we know we are lucky, we are safe.

From TheJournal.ie Australia's PM rules out cuts to coal industry despite deadly bushfires over area the size of Belgium Scott Morrison This post contains videos

Australia's PM rules out cuts to coal industry despite deadly bushfires over area the size of Belgium

Scott Morrison’s says his country’s response to climate change must be ‘responsible’.

From TheJournal.ie Two firefighters die battling bushfires as Australian PM faces barrage of criticism for Hawaiian holiday Bushfire Crisis

Two firefighters die battling bushfires as Australian PM faces barrage of criticism for Hawaiian holiday

Scott Morrison was forced to cut short his family trip.

From TheJournal.ie Australia has its hottest day on record again - increasing it by a full degree Climate Change

Australia has its hottest day on record again - increasing it by a full degree

The average national temperature increased from 40.9 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, to 41.9 degrees yesterday.

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