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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# climate catastrophe

This year
Analysis: The Canadian wildfires are a wakeup call for Ireland on our climate commitments
Seána Glennon writes from Toronto about the devastating wildfires and their impact on health, climate and policy.
Last year
Opinion: Ireland has failed to demonstrate real leadership on climate justice at COP27
Ross Fitzpatrick of Christian Aid is at COP27 in Egypt.
Opinion: Climate change is no laughing matter but comedy can help
Diane O’Connor is a stand-up comedian and climate activist – she says comedy is a powerful art form in the battle against climate despair.
Opinion: Climate offsetting is merely a damaging and ineffective accounting trick
Dr Stephen Onakuse says time is running out and large polluters are relying too heavily on greenwashing.
Opinion: This planet is not one we 'own' - it's a resource we share
Environmental campaigner Jamie Rohu says we must rethink our relationship with the natural world.
Opinion: 'Our animals used to feed us, but now we feed them - they are dying and we are next'
On World Humanitarian Day, Paul O’Brien documents the suffering of those Somaliland on the front line of climate change.
John Gibbons: By the time Ireland takes the climate emergency seriously, it'll be far too late
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.
Opinion: The youth climate movement has learned and grown - now is the time to be heard
Irish climate activist Jessica Dunne says she has learned a lot since the massive global protest three years ago today.