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# climate-action - Friday 19 April, 2019

'This is an emergency': Extinction Rebellion comes to Dublin as sit-down protest blocks O'Connell Street

The movement was formed late last year and has grown rapidly.

# climate-action - Friday 5 April, 2019

Poll: Should teenagers be encouraged to reduce meat intake as part of their schooling? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should teenagers be encouraged to reduce meat intake as part of their schooling?

The IFA is not happy with a new An Taisce pamphlet.

# climate-action - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Taoiseach says climate change protests are 'welcome' and 'inspiring'

Earlier this month, the Taoiseach said he supported school students going on strike.

# climate-action - Thursday 14 March, 2019

'We're going to go extinct if we don't do something': Irish school students on why they're striking for climate action Nationwide Protests This post contains videos

'We're going to go extinct if we don't do something': Irish school students on why they're striking for climate action

Students from across the country are joining the global Schools Strike for Climate Action.

# climate-action - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Opinion: 'Ireland only made its pollution targets in 2010 by crashing the economy'

Every day we delay the inevitable transition to sustainable energy – makes it more costly and disruptive, writes Oisin Coghlan.

# climate-action - Sunday 16 December, 2018

UN climate summit: The three key outcomes you need to know

Minister for Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, said Ireland is fully committed to implementing the Paris Agreement.

# climate-action - Sunday 2 December, 2018

'Urgent threats': Climate talks kick off in Poland today

Envoys from almost 200 nations have gathered in Poland’s southern city of Katowice.

# climate-action - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Photos: London bridges reopen after 85 people arrested over climate change protests

Hundreds of protesters blocked bridges across the UK capital today.

# climate-action - Friday 16 February, 2018

You won't be able to buy a petrol or diesel car in Ireland after 2030

NCT certs will not be issued for non-zero emissions cars.

# climate-action - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Opinion: 'Just one week after banning fracking, we started drilling for oil'

We need a just transition to a low carbon economy, not a sell-off of our future, write Sinead Mercier and Louise Michelle Fitzgerald.