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From TheJournal.ie Many megacities to be hit annually by extreme weather in 2050, UN warns CLIMATE CRISIS

Many megacities to be hit annually by extreme weather in 2050, UN warns

Tropical storms will continue to amplify their destructive potential even if global warming is capped at two degrees Celsius, the UN warned.

From TheJournal.ie Green Party says we need to reduce the number of cows, farmers call that an 'attack' Climate Change

Green Party says we need to reduce the number of cows, farmers call that an 'attack'

A new global report has warned that the world cannot sustain our demand for food.

From TheJournal.ie Police face misconduct action over handling of Ian Watkins child abuse case Lostprophets

Police face misconduct action over handling of Ian Watkins child abuse case

The singer was sentenced to 35 years in prison in 2013 for a string of child sexual abuse offences.

From TheJournal.ie Not worried about global warming? Here's why you should be Climate Change

Not worried about global warming? Here's why you should be

These scientists say that time is running out in the battle against global warming.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries Climate Change

Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries

Cutting costly emissions from thousands of public buildings would help the environment and save Ireland €200m a year – without requiring a single job loss.

From TheJournal.ie "There is no plan B": EU targets major carbon emitters to reduce emissions IPCC

"There is no plan B": EU targets major carbon emitters to reduce emissions

It comes as the IPCC publishes its latest report on climate change.

From TheJournal.ie Meteorologist vows to never fly again after climate change report IPCC This post contains a poll

Meteorologist vows to never fly again after climate change report

Would you think about reducing your carbon footprint after last Friday’s report on human impact on climate change?

From TheJournal.ie ‘Extremely likely’ humans caused over half of global warming in the last 60 years Climate Change

‘Extremely likely’ humans caused over half of global warming in the last 60 years

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has projected that sea levels will rise by between 26 and 82 centimetres by 2100,

From TheJournal.ie Column: What does the climate change report mean for Ireland? Opinion

Column: What does the climate change report mean for Ireland?

The nation may face major economic and demographic upheaval unless steps are taken now on climate change, writes Professor John Sweeney.

From TheJournal.ie One year on: Hillsborough families left 'dismayed' by lack of progress Hillsborough

One year on: Hillsborough families left 'dismayed' by lack of progress

New inquests are set to take place next year but the progress of police investigations have disappointed victims’ families and survivors of the 1989 stadium disaster.

From TheJournal.ie New Hillsborough inquests will get under way in 'early 2014' Hillsborough

New Hillsborough inquests will get under way in 'early 2014'

A location for the inquests is still to be determined with victims’ families divided on the matter.

From TheJournal.ie 2,400 police could be probed over Hillsborough disaster Hillsborough

2,400 police could be probed over Hillsborough disaster

Britain’s police watchdog says more than 2,400 police officers could be investigated over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster, in which more than 90 football fans died.

From TheJournal.ie Hillsborough: Police chief Bettison 'boasted of role in smearing fans' - MP Hillsborough

Hillsborough: Police chief Bettison 'boasted of role in smearing fans' - MP

MPs heard that over 300 serving police officers are being investigated in relation to their role in the Hillsborough stadium disaster in 1989.

From TheJournal.ie Up to 200 police could face charges over Hillsborough tragedy Hillsborough

Up to 200 police could face charges over Hillsborough tragedy

The news comes as the Independent Police Complaints Commission is set to launch the “the largest independent inquiry that has been launched into the actions of the police in the United Kingdom.”

From TheJournal.ie Hillsborough disaster: Sir Norman Bettison to retire in March Hillsborough

Hillsborough disaster: Sir Norman Bettison to retire in March

The announcement comes in the wake of the damning report into the events of the Hillsborough disaster.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched into police actions before Torquay road crash Road Crash

Investigation launched into police actions before Torquay road crash

The UK’s Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating whether police were in pursuit of the driver whose car went into the path of the Twomey family.

From TheJournal.ie Police body drops investigation into Bolton man's death Police

Police body drops investigation into Bolton man's death

A post-mortem has shown that the man who died after being Tasered by police in Bolton succumbed to self-inflicted wounds.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies following police pepper spray use in England UK

Man dies following police pepper spray use in England

An investigation has been launched into the second death in police custody in England in the course of a week.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies in England after being shot with a Taser by police Taser

Man dies in England after being shot with a Taser by police

An investigation has begun into the death of a 27-year-old bodybuilder in Cumbria after he was ‘Tasered’ by police.

From TheJournal.ie Metropolitan policeman fired over Facebook and text abuse UK Met

Metropolitan policeman fired over Facebook and text abuse

The police officer was reprimanded for posting offensive messages about his colleagues on Facebook.