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John Gibbons: By the time Ireland takes the climate emergency seriously, it'll be far too late
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John Gibbons: By the time Ireland takes the climate emergency seriously, it'll be far too late

May 10th 2022, 10:30 PM 24,461 Views 104 Comments

The environmental campaigner says none of the main political parties have the slightest appetite to push through measures that are unpopular with the public or resisted by lobbyists.

Wildfires getting worse worldwide and governments are unprepared – UN report
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Wildfires getting worse worldwide and governments are unprepared – UN report

Feb 23rd 2022, 9:54 AM 5,514 Views 6 Comments

The report said nations spend too much time and money fighting fires rather than preventing them.

Even 1.5 degrees of global warming will be ‘catastrophic’ for coral reefs – study
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Even 1.5 degrees of global warming will be ‘catastrophic’ for coral reefs – study

Feb 1st 2022, 9:30 PM 6,660 Views 16 Comments

The climate risk is even worse for coral reefs than set out in a UN assessment in 2018, a study has found.

Ireland felt above-average temperatures in 2021 for the 11th year in a row
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Ireland felt above-average temperatures in 2021 for the 11th year in a row

Jan 7th 2022, 12:50 PM 8,798 Views 29 Comments

The forecaster has warned that hot weather last year was in line with global temperature rise driven by human-caused climate change.

World's widest glacier retreating rapidly and facing threat of collapse, research warns
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World's widest glacier retreating rapidly and facing threat of collapse, research warns

Dec 15th 2021, 3:24 PM 28,957 Views 34 Comments

A collapse would cause global sea levels to rise and put millions of people at risk of extreme flooding.

New draft of COP26 deal weakens language on fossil fuel phaseout
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New draft of COP26 deal weakens language on fossil fuel phaseout

Updated Nov 12th 2021, 8:35 AM 7,086 Views 16 Comments

“The world is watching us,” COP26 President Alok Sharma told delegates.

Obama says world 'falling short' on climate change as Ryan says Ireland 'willing to step up'
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Obama says world 'falling short' on climate change as Ryan says Ireland 'willing to step up'

Nov 8th 2021, 9:59 PM 18,658 Views 46 Comments

Here’s what happened at the UN climate summit in Glasgow today.

The Good Information Project is turning its attention to the climate crisis
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The Good Information Project is turning its attention to the climate crisis

Oct 11th 2021, 12:10 AM 5,470 Views 17 Comments

The next cycle of The Good Information Project will take a more in-depth look at the climate crisis.

'28 degrees is a major challenge already': Warming would acutely impact Ireland, expert says
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'28 degrees is a major challenge already': Warming would acutely impact Ireland, expert says

Aug 10th 2021, 6:00 AM 29,662 Views 60 Comments

A Maynooth professor and climate report author says any change in extreme weather would be difficult for Ireland.

Climate report: Scale of changes ‘unprecedented’ - but not too late to slow warming
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Climate report: Scale of changes ‘unprecedented’ - but not too late to slow warming

Aug 9th 2021, 9:00 AM 21,796 Views 115 Comments

A UN report on climate change has found “deep reductions” in emissions are crucial to limit global warming.

Heatwave hits Nordic countries, with 34C recorded in the Arctic
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Heatwave hits Nordic countries, with 34C recorded in the Arctic

Jul 5th 2021, 7:14 PM 42,005 Views 49 Comments

Finland’s national meteorological institute registered its hottest temperature for June since records began in 1844.

Opinion: One challenge for the DUP in power will be to finally accept a climate bill
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Opinion: One challenge for the DUP in power will be to finally accept a climate bill

Jun 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 9,727 Views 10 Comments

Thomas Muinzer says Northern Ireland waited a long time for a climate bill and now gets two.

Global warming responsible for one in three heat-related deaths, says study
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Global warming responsible for one in three heat-related deaths, says study

May 31st 2021, 4:34 PM 7,732 Views 24 Comments

The findings are based on simulations of climate, with and without human-induced emissions.

Opinion: Ireland's green energy plans have a big tech data centre problem
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Opinion: Ireland's green energy plans have a big tech data centre problem

Mar 29th 2021, 6:30 PM 25,704 Views 33 Comments

Dr Patrick Bresnihan and Patrick Brodie question whether large tech companies should really be the priority in the government’s energy plans.

Opinion: We failed to prepare for pandemics, we cannot do the same with climate change
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Opinion: We failed to prepare for pandemics, we cannot do the same with climate change

Mar 28th 2021, 8:30 AM 12,300 Views 82 Comments

Author Laurie Laybourn-Langton says global governments must learn the lessons Covid-19 and take immediate action to tackle climate change.

UN warns that the world is facing 'catastrophic' warming
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UN warns that the world is facing 'catastrophic' warming

Jan 14th 2021, 9:10 PM 24,756 Views 78 Comments

The UN weather agency said the warmest three years on record were 2016, 2019 and 2020.

The Arctic endured one of its hottest years in 2020, study finds
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The Arctic endured one of its hottest years in 2020, study finds

Dec 8th 2020, 9:27 PM 10,014 Views 22 Comments

The year 2020 did not beat the record set in 2012, but came quite close.

Last month was hottest September on record globally, EU says
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Last month was hottest September on record globally, EU says

Oct 7th 2020, 8:02 AM 13,210 Views 27 Comments

This year has now seen three months of record warmth – January, May and September.

Richest 1% of world's population 'responsible for more than double the carbon pollution of poorest half'
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Richest 1% of world's population 'responsible for more than double the carbon pollution of poorest half'

Sep 21st 2020, 8:03 AM 16,718 Views 26 Comments

In Ireland, the richest 10% of the population emits nearly the same emissions as the bottom 50%.

The 2010s were Earth's hottest decade on record
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The 2010s were Earth's hottest decade on record

Aug 13th 2020, 12:15 PM 18,188 Views 54 Comments

Ireland saw its warmest winter on record since 1900.

Global warming could see most polar bears disappear from Arctic by 2100
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Global warming could see most polar bears disappear from Arctic by 2100

Jul 20th 2020, 5:59 PM 11,519 Views 51 Comments

Researchers said ‘aggressive’ cuts to greenhouse gas emissions are needed.

'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 83,829 Views 143 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.

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 14,567 Views 46 Comments

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

'It is much worse than you think': The climate crisis and what it means for Ireland
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'It is much worse than you think': The climate crisis and what it means for Ireland

Aug 26th 2019, 7:30 AM 58,511 Views 189 Comments

Ireland – like every country – faces significant challenges to respond to climate change.

July confirmed as the hottest month on record
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July confirmed as the hottest month on record

Aug 15th 2019, 9:17 PM 18,338 Views 71 Comments

Nine of the 10 hottest July months have occurred since 2005 – with the last five years ranking as the five hottest, according to a US agency.

Donald Trump denounces Paris climate accord as 'ineffective' and 'expensive'
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Donald Trump denounces Paris climate accord as 'ineffective' and 'expensive'

Jul 9th 2019, 8:03 AM 13,928 Views 55 Comments

Trump has gone as far as branding climate change a conspiracy in the past.

In just 3 years, Antarctic sea ice shrank by an area four times greater than France
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In just 3 years, Antarctic sea ice shrank by an area four times greater than France

Jul 2nd 2019, 7:19 AM 12,199 Views 45 Comments

From 2014 to 2017, “the Antarctic lost almost as much as the Arctic” over almost 40 years, and now stands at a record low.

Scientists have recorded the highest level of CO2 emissions on earth since records began
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Scientists have recorded the highest level of CO2 emissions on earth since records began

May 14th 2019, 7:34 AM 17,778 Views 77 Comments

The last time earth’s atmosphere contained this much CO2 was more than three million years ago

Met Éireann staff advised not to talk 'despair' over climate change and to use positive language
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Met Éireann staff advised not to talk 'despair' over climate change and to use positive language

Feb 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 31,333 Views 61 Comments

An internal communique says using words like “inevitable” could create a feeling that nothing can be done.

The last four years were the hottest on record, UN confirms
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The last four years were the hottest on record, UN confirms

Feb 6th 2019, 9:39 PM 7,904 Views 37 Comments

The 20 warmest years in history all occurred within the last 22 years.

'The Garden of Eden is no more': David Attenborough issues stark climate warning at Davos
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'The Garden of Eden is no more': David Attenborough issues stark climate warning at Davos

Jan 22nd 2019, 9:59 AM 18,812 Views 80 Comments

“We need to move beyond guilt or blame, and get on with the practical tasks at hand,” Attenborough told his audience.

Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes'
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Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes'

Nov 21st 2018, 3:53 PM 34,732 Views 177 Comments

Varadkar said the increase in carbon taxes will be needed over the next number of years.

Met Éireann staff told not to link specific extreme weather events with climate change
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Met Éireann staff told not to link specific extreme weather events with climate change

Oct 19th 2018, 6:20 AM 92,988 Views 70 Comments

The advice in a guidance document for staff says linking extreme weather to global warming was a problem.

Trump backs off climate change hoax claim ... but says he doesn't know if it's man made
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Trump backs off climate change hoax claim ... but says he doesn't know if it's man made

Oct 15th 2018, 7:15 AM 13,910 Views 32 Comments

Trump said he doesn’t want to put the US at a disadvantage in responding to climate change.

Exceptionally hot weather expected for another four years, researchers say
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Exceptionally hot weather expected for another four years, researchers say

Aug 15th 2018, 2:32 PM 24,976 Views 36 Comments

Manmade global warming and a natural change in the Earth’s temperature will join forces over the coming years, the study suggested.

Climate change is speeding up a rise in sea levels
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Climate change is speeding up a rise in sea levels

Jun 17th 2018, 9:45 AM 11,984 Views 58 Comments

Warmer ocean water is destabilising ice shelves.

Great Barrier Reef corals experiencing 'catastrophic die-off' as result of global warming
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Great Barrier Reef corals experiencing 'catastrophic die-off' as result of global warming

Apr 19th 2018, 4:20 PM 7,591 Views 20 Comments

30% of the coral in the area were lost between March and November 2016 as a result of an extended marine heatwave.

The Citizens' Assembly publishes report calling on Ireland to be 'a leader in tackling climate change'
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The Citizens' Assembly publishes report calling on Ireland to be 'a leader in tackling climate change'

Apr 18th 2018, 1:23 PM 8,301 Views 99 Comments

The recommendations were reached by majority vote of the Assembly members following two weekends of deliberation.

A climate change sceptic proposed as Trump's top environmental adviser has been dropped
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A climate change sceptic proposed as Trump's top environmental adviser has been dropped

Feb 4th 2018, 2:16 PM 12,066 Views 64 Comments

The White House has confirmed that Kathleen Hartnett White will not be taking on the role.

Even without El Nino last year Earth keeps getting hotter
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Even without El Nino last year Earth keeps getting hotter

Jan 18th 2018, 8:02 PM 9,129 Views 65 Comments

2017 was either the second or third hottest year ever.

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