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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

Thu 8:00 PM 9,302 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 7,699 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 24,608 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 12,198 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 24,709 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 10,004 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 13,204 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 16,638 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 18,098 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 11,492 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 83,635 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.

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 14,547 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 57,962 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 18,334 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 13,924 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 12,192 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 17,753 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 31,316 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 7,897 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 18,773 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 34,722 Views 176 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 92,950 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 13,907 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 24,968 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 11,977 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 7,557 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 8,273 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 12,062 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 9,123 Views 65 Comments

2017 was either the second or third hottest year ever.

Trump says US east coast could use some 'global warming' this weekend as temperatures plunge
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Trump says US east coast could use some 'global warming' this weekend as temperatures plunge

Dec 29th 2017, 11:10 AM 16,799 Views 138 Comments

Trump has repeatedly expressed scepticism about climate change science.

Ireland ranks worst in Europe for taking action against climate change
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Ireland ranks worst in Europe for taking action against climate change

Nov 15th 2017, 9:51 AM 14,245 Views 80 Comments

Ireland ranked 49 out of 59 countries in the 2018 Climate Change Performance Index

Higher taxes and more bus lanes: How the Citizens' Assembly wants Ireland to tackle climate change
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Higher taxes and more bus lanes: How the Citizens' Assembly wants Ireland to tackle climate change

Nov 5th 2017, 4:36 PM 16,776 Views 119 Comments

The voting took place after two weekends of deliberation that focused on the energy, transport and agriculture sectors.

Volcanic eruptions were the driving force behind an ancient global warming event
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Volcanic eruptions were the driving force behind an ancient global warming event

Sep 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 14,557 Views 32 Comments

The event that took place 56 million years ago has been investigated by researchers at the University of California.

Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds
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Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds

Aug 11th 2017, 12:43 PM 11,737 Views 75 Comments

Winter floods are now occurring the east of Ireland earlier towards autumn than they did 20 years ago.

Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century
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Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century

Aug 6th 2017, 10:30 AM 15,986 Views 34 Comments

Global warming could lead to uninhabitable temperatures, a study found.

Poll: Are you worried about climate change?
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Poll: Are you worried about climate change?

Aug 5th 2017, 9:39 AM 22,437 Views 216 Comments

New research predicts a dramatic rise in the death toll from weather-related disasters in Europe in the coming decades.

US still wants to join climate talks despite plan to withdraw from agreement
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US still wants to join climate talks despite plan to withdraw from agreement

Aug 5th 2017, 7:53 AM 7,539 Views 32 Comments

The country can’t formally pull out of the Paris accord until 2020 at the earliest.

Electric cars: Is Ireland, and the world, ready for them?
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Electric cars: Is Ireland, and the world, ready for them?

Jul 29th 2017, 9:45 AM 20,561 Views 113 Comments

Britain has vowed to “end the sale of all conventional petrol and diesel cars” by 2040.

The wine industry in Europe could be in trouble due to global warming, researchers warn
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The wine industry in Europe could be in trouble due to global warming, researchers warn

Jul 16th 2017, 9:30 AM 9,230 Views 41 Comments

Work made impossible by the heat, and losses in productivity could see the wine industry facing challenging times, they said.

Rising temperatures will make it harder for planes to take off in coming decades
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Rising temperatures will make it harder for planes to take off in coming decades

Jul 15th 2017, 7:30 AM 18,411 Views 48 Comments

Some fully loaded planes may have to remove fuel, cargo or passengers, a study has warned.

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