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

Jun 23rd 2020, 10:03 PM 29,443 Views 52 Comments

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

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

Jun 22nd 2020, 11:21 AM 29,091 Views 40 Comments

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

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.

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

Jun 17th 2020, 8:53 AM 38,425 Views 149 Comments

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

Temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius reported above Arctic Circle
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Temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius reported above Arctic Circle

Jun 9th 2020, 6:49 PM 55,194 Views 57 Comments

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

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

May 22nd 2020, 10:25 PM 14,898 Views 30 Comments

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

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

May 21st 2020, 9:37 AM 17,898 Views 70 Comments

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

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

May 2nd 2020, 7:30 AM 83,710 Views 142 Comments

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.

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

May 1st 2020, 1:59 PM 29,741 Views 189 Comments

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

It's World Penguin Day today (it's a thing) and it turns out they're actually helping scientists to map the Antarctic
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It's World Penguin Day today (it's a thing) and it turns out they're actually helping scientists to map the Antarctic

Apr 25th 2020, 10:55 AM 15,465 Views 15 Comments

They’re not just waddling around, it appears.

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

Apr 19th 2020, 3:12 PM 41,822 Views 102 Comments

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

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

Feb 29th 2020, 2:00 PM 14,550 Views 46 Comments

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

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.

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

Feb 19th 2020, 8:20 AM 13,907 Views 62 Comments

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

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

Feb 18th 2020, 7:07 AM 29,250 Views 50 Comments

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

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.

Temperature in Antarctica tops 20 degrees for the first time
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Temperature in Antarctica tops 20 degrees for the first time

Feb 13th 2020, 9:50 PM 24,752 Views 47 Comments

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

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

Updated Feb 10th 2020, 2:45 PM 84,077 Views 125 Comments

Cleo Murphy approached Danny Healy Rae yesterday about his comments.

Antarctica records hottest ever temperature at over 18 degrees
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Antarctica records hottest ever temperature at over 18 degrees

Feb 7th 2020, 9:59 PM 25,700 Views 102 Comments

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

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

Feb 7th 2020, 6:30 PM 17,292 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Feb 7th 2020, 4:21 PM 12,750 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Feb 7th 2020, 6:05 AM 23,845 Views 63 Comments

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

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

Updated Feb 6th 2020, 3:31 PM 34,354 Views 111 Comments

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

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

Feb 1st 2020, 5:38 PM 10,686 Views 15 Comments

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

'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.

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

Jan 21st 2020, 11:35 AM 26,205 Views 289 Comments

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

The 2010s were the hottest decade ever recorded
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The 2010s were the hottest decade ever recorded

Jan 15th 2020, 5:33 PM 8,626 Views 56 Comments

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

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

Jan 15th 2020, 2:53 PM 48,766 Views 99 Comments

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

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

Jan 12th 2020, 8:30 PM 23,989 Views 183 Comments

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?

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

Jan 5th 2020, 11:30 AM 8,598 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Dec 30th 2019, 10:50 AM 39,881 Views 141 Comments

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

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.

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

Dec 25th 2019, 11:00 AM 11,975 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Dec 24th 2019, 4:13 PM 36,992 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Dec 24th 2019, 6:15 AM 25,147 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Dec 23rd 2019, 7:28 AM 10,658 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Dec 20th 2019, 7:13 AM 23,681 Views 19 Comments

Scott Morrison was forced to cut short his family trip.

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

Dec 19th 2019, 6:55 AM 23,299 Views 31 Comments

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

Rich countries 'missing in action' as compromise at UN climate summit falls well short
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Rich countries 'missing in action' as compromise at UN climate summit falls well short

Dec 15th 2019, 1:49 PM 10,387 Views 36 Comments

Greater ambition for how far countries were willing to go to combat the climate crisis failed to materialise at COP25.

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.