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# Climate

This week
14th April 2024 - 20th April 2024
Wildfire burns near popular Spanish coast as temperatures reach abnormal highs for April
Last week
7th April 2024 - 20th April 2024
New EU energy efficiency law could see government incentivise thousands more homes to renovate
Bonjour to bikes: Cycling more popular than driving in Paris city centre
Peatlands conservation charity calls for end to sale of peat moss in shops and garden centres
Are you a farmer affected by the recent bad weather? We want to hear your stories
European court rules Swiss government violated human rights by failing on climate action
March broke temperature records for tenth month in a row as western Europe saw heavy rainfall
This month
April 2024
It was a majorly wet March - with 219% rain compared to average at Dublin Airport weather station
Two weather stations in Clare and Cavan recorded 29 rainy days each last month.
Last month
March 2024
The climate crisis is looming. Is Simon Harris prepared to face it?
“I’m absolutely committed to addressing the climate emergency,” the new Fine Gael leader has said.
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Farmers face 'extreme pressures' as heavy rainfall saturates soil
Eamon Ryan castigates member states' cold feet on Nature Restoration Law as it faces collapse
All waters near Irish shores to be under pressure from climate change by end of century - report
Countries urged to ratify UN ocean protection treaty to preserve Galapagos Islands
Last month was warmest February on record globally – ninth month in a row this record has been set
'Time is not on our side': Countries urged to hurry up and ratify treaty to protect polluted oceans
February 2024
Midleton flooding was made twice as likely to occur by climate change
Irish people are getting more and more worried about storms and extreme heat - climate study
MEPs pass hotly debated nature law to 'reverse hundreds of years' of damage despite farmer protests
Farmers bring tractor protest to Cork over airport expansion and climate policies
Voters across all age groups hold moderate view on EU climate action
UAE, Azerbaijan and Brazil form 'troika' to push for global action on global warming
Human destruction of nature threatens migratory mammals, fish and birds, report declares
Warmest January on record as temperatures hover above crucial 1.5 limit
'I'm not rejecting science, I'm supporting the economy': DAA boss defends plan to increase flights
EU Commission proposes 90% cut to emissions by 2040
At least 122 now dead as deadly wildfires burn through central Chile
Wildfires in central Chile kill at least 64 people, with death toll continuing to rise
Pádraic Fogarty: Farmers must find a more sophisticated way to be heard than tractor protests
Pádraic Fogarty
€120 million spent by Ireland to help developing countries deal with climate change in 2022
Deposit Return Scheme: 'We are finally seeing the value in the small everyday products we use'
Colin O'Byrne
Breaching Dublin Airport passenger cap 'unsustainable' during climate crisis, Dáil hears
Greta Thunberg to appear in court over climate protest outside London hotel last year
January 2024
Biden announces pause on new LNG export terminals in face of 'existential threat' of climate crisis
Extreme weather events show Ireland's vulnerability to climate change, report says
UN expert slams UK over 'severe crackdowns' on climate protesters
Azerbaijan backtracks on plans for all-male committee to organise COP29
Record new offshore wind farm capacity installed in Europe in 2023
Eco-friendly or eco-fake? New EU law will ban misleading environmental claims on products
New flood forecasting centre now providing daily updates to local authorities