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#Climate Change

# climate-change - Sunday 25 July, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish weather records?
# Roasting
# Roasting

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish weather records?

Sun 10:30 PM 29,526 Views 9 Comments

Test your knowledge of the all-time highs and lows of Irish weather.

California homes destroyed as wildfires merge to pose new threat
# Dixie Fire
# Dixie Fire

California homes destroyed as wildfires merge to pose new threat

Sun 7:46 PM 15,836 Views 1 Comment

Fire officials said the blaze had charred nearly 298 square miles acres of timber and brush in Plumas and Butte counties.

# climate-change - Saturday 24 July, 2021

'Irish temperature records will be broken in the coming years because we're in a climate crisis'
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

'Irish temperature records will be broken in the coming years because we're in a climate crisis'

Sat 8:00 PM 53,403 Views 85 Comments
Man rescued after being trapped in flooded underground garage for three days
# Zhengzhou
# Zhengzhou

Man rescued after being trapped in flooded underground garage for three days

Sat 12:58 PM 18,058 Views 10 Comments

Li Yongsheng lay on a ventilation duct after floods hit the city of Zhengzhou.

# climate-change - Friday 23 July, 2021

Carbon neutral by 2050: President Higgins signs Climate Action Bill into law
# CLIMATE ACTION BILL
# CLIMATE ACTION BILL

Carbon neutral by 2050: President Higgins signs Climate Action Bill into law

Fri 3:09 PM 10,753 Views 30 Comments

“Today is a landmark day,” said Green Party leader Eamon Ryan.

# climate-change - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

High temperatures continue as 29.5 degrees reached in one county today
# Hot Hot Hot
# Hot Hot Hot

High temperatures continue as 29.5 degrees reached in one county today

Jul 20th 2021, 10:33 PM 42,384 Views 41 Comments

Met Éireann said at least nine weather observing stations have met heat wave criteria.

Oregon wildfire: Biggest inferno in US is now larger than the city of Los Angeles
# Bootleg Fire
# Bootleg Fire

Oregon wildfire: Biggest inferno in US is now larger than the city of Los Angeles

Jul 20th 2021, 7:41 AM 13,840 Views 6 Comments

The blaze has prompted over 2,100 evacuations and destroyed 67 homes.

# climate-change - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Germany's 'flood of death' becomes political as climate change takes centre stage
# Rhineland
# Rhineland

Germany's 'flood of death' becomes political as climate change takes centre stage

Jul 17th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,919 Views 6 Comments

Politicians have so far broadly refrained from politicising the issue.

# climate-change - Monday 12 July, 2021

Met Éireann staff advised to say Irish summers could get drier due to climate change
# Weather Pain
# Weather Pain

Met Éireann staff advised to say Irish summers could get drier due to climate change

Jul 12th 2021, 1:08 PM 31,639 Views 34 Comments

The latest projections suggested there might be fewer storms – but that the ones that do come would be worse.

# climate-change - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Ciarán Cuffe: Court cases are leading the fight on climate change across Europe
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ciarán Cuffe: Court cases are leading the fight on climate change across Europe

Jul 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 7,843 Views 32 Comments

But the MEP says while the citizen-led revolution is inspiring, legislators must do better on climate.

# climate-change - Monday 5 July, 2021

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

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

Jul 5th 2021, 7:14 PM 41,864 Views 49 Comments

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

'The gates of hell opening up': What caused the massive Gulf of Mexico fire?
# Lord Of The Rings
# Lord Of The Rings

'The gates of hell opening up': What caused the massive Gulf of Mexico fire?

Jul 5th 2021, 1:13 PM 35,654 Views 29 Comments

Footage of the inferno went viral over the weekend.

New Zealand experiences its warmest June since records began
# Climate
# Climate

New Zealand experiences its warmest June since records began

Jul 5th 2021, 11:30 AM 16,578 Views 25 Comments

Records were first established in the country in 1909.

# climate-change - Friday 2 July, 2021

John Gibbons: Pacific Northwest heatwave shows Earth is now running a dangerous fever
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

John Gibbons: Pacific Northwest heatwave shows Earth is now running a dangerous fever

Updated Jul 2nd 2021, 10:17 AM 29,019 Views 45 Comments

The environmentalist says we ignore the record-breaking temperatures this week at our peril.

# climate-change - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Opinion: Only a full ban can save Northern Ireland from the threat posed by fracking
# What The Frack?
# What The Frack?

Opinion: Only a full ban can save Northern Ireland from the threat posed by fracking

Jul 1st 2021, 8:00 PM 9,078 Views 4 Comments

Eddie Mitchell of Love Leitrim outlines concerns of border communities that fracking may be set to get back on the agenda in the North.

Ryan: 'No country serious about climate change can invest in gas terminals'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Ryan: 'No country serious about climate change can invest in gas terminals'

Jul 1st 2021, 5:35 PM 16,618 Views 57 Comments

He made the statement when questioned on the use of liquified natural gas terminals in Ireland today.

Dozens of deaths may be tied to historic US-Canadian heatwave
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Dozens of deaths may be tied to historic US-Canadian heatwave

Jul 1st 2021, 6:49 AM 10,010 Views 0 Comments

In Vancouver, police have responded to more than 65 sudden deaths since the heatwave began.

# climate-change - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Licensed to Fail: ‘Outdated’ salmon farm licensing system comes under fire from all sides
# Troubled Waters
# Troubled Waters

Licensed to Fail: ‘Outdated’ salmon farm licensing system comes under fire from all sides

Jun 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 16,956 Views 14 Comments
  • Over 20 salmon farms operating with expired licences for over a decade, writes Niall Sargent in final part of Noteworthy investigation into salmon farming
  • State has investigated several cases of possible licence breaches by Ireland's largest salmon company
  • No enforcement over various farms’ failure to carry out assessments for impacts on marine biodiversity

# climate-change - Friday 25 June, 2021

Bríd Smith: Data centres are the elephant in the room when it comes to climate policy
# Climate Emergency
# Climate Emergency

Bríd Smith: Data centres are the elephant in the room when it comes to climate policy

Updated Jun 25th 2021, 9:50 AM 27,205 Views 85 Comments

The People Before Profit TD says Ireland’s society and climate will not gain anything from data centres.

# climate-change - Thursday 17 June, 2021

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

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

Jun 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 9,620 Views 10 Comments

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

# climate-change - Sunday 13 June, 2021

G7 to agree climate and conservation targets as summit ends
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

G7 to agree climate and conservation targets as summit ends

Jun 13th 2021, 8:30 AM 6,049 Views 6 Comments

Boris Johnson said the G7 wanted to “drive a global Green Industrial Revolution to transform the way we live”.

# climate-change - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Free public transport should be considered, says Oireachtas committee
# Free Ride
# Free Ride

Free public transport should be considered, says Oireachtas committee

Jun 3rd 2021, 3:07 PM 21,107 Views 42 Comments

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action has published a report on halving emissions in the transport sector by 2030.

# climate-change - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

World’s wildlife under threat from climate change, report warns
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

World’s wildlife under threat from climate change, report warns

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:39 AM 5,168 Views 14 Comments

WWF is urging leaders meeting at the Cop26 climate summit to commit to action to curb global temperature rises to 1.5C and avoid catastrophe.

Joe Biden suspends oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Joe Biden suspends oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:35 AM 11,498 Views 4 Comments

It follows a temporary moratorium on oil and gas lease activities imposed by the US president on his first day in office.

# climate-change - Monday 31 May, 2021

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

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

May 31st 2021, 4:34 PM 7,717 Views 24 Comments

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

# climate-change - Monday 24 May, 2021

Fracking not compatible with human rights law, says Irish study

Fracking not compatible with human rights law, says Irish study

May 24th 2021, 8:15 PM 11,430 Views 1 Comment

A new report from NUIG’s Centre for Human Rights calls on the State to use its weight at the UN to push for a global ban on fracking.

# climate-change - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

State spent 2.5 times more on fossil fuel subsidies than climate supports over past decade
# Cost Of Carbon
# Cost Of Carbon

State spent 2.5 times more on fossil fuel subsidies than climate supports over past decade

May 4th 2021, 9:30 AM 9,125 Views 14 Comments

Noteworthy shows that State revenue from an EU carbon trading scheme went into controversial forestry programme and a rural transport scheme.

# climate-change - Monday 3 May, 2021

Transparency gap: State bodies holding back company emissions data from the public
# Cost Of Carbon
# Cost Of Carbon

Transparency gap: State bodies holding back company emissions data from the public

May 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 17,984 Views 9 Comments
  • Companies are starting to volunteer their emissions data but State bodies slow to reveal all details to public, writes Niall Sargent.
  • While emissions levels are falling in many sectors, Noteworthy analysis shows that sectors such as agriculture and aviation are stagnating or growing.
  • Ireland is doing well on finding energy efficiencies but there is still a mountain to climb.

# climate-change - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Opinion: As half Killarney National Park is lost, we must end the cycle of infernos
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Opinion: As half Killarney National Park is lost, we must end the cycle of infernos

Apr 27th 2021, 1:13 PM 32,927 Views 46 Comments

Pádraic Fogarty of the Irish Wildlife Trust says Government policy, particularly around the burning of land for agriculture must be overhauled.

# climate-change - Saturday 24 April, 2021

Poll: Are you concerned about climate change?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you concerned about climate change?

Apr 24th 2021, 10:21 AM 43,817 Views 112 Comments

Melting glaciers are shifting the Earth’s axis, a new study has found.

# climate-change - Thursday 22 April, 2021

This is ‘decisive decade’ to limit climate change impact, Biden warns world leaders
# Leaders Summit
# Leaders Summit

This is ‘decisive decade’ to limit climate change impact, Biden warns world leaders

Apr 22nd 2021, 6:49 PM 6,991 Views 11 Comments

Biden has doubled US ambitions on slashing greenhouse gas emissions.

# climate-change - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Judge says RTÉ's decision not to release information about its climate change coverage must be revisited
# High Court
# High Court

Judge says RTÉ's decision not to release information about its climate change coverage must be revisited

Apr 20th 2021, 4:06 PM 14,593 Views 11 Comments

The ruling was made in the High Court today.

# climate-change - Sunday 18 April, 2021

US and China reach agreement ahead of climate summit
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

US and China reach agreement ahead of climate summit

Apr 18th 2021, 8:00 AM 11,852 Views 16 Comments

The countries said they are “committed to cooperating with each other and with other countries to tackle the climate crisis”.

# climate-change - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Almost 50% increase in Irish birds on endangered list following 'alarming' population declines
# Nature
# Nature

Almost 50% increase in Irish birds on endangered list following 'alarming' population declines

Apr 15th 2021, 8:13 AM 16,487 Views 21 Comments

One in four birds is now on the so-called red list.

# climate-change - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Drop of 6.4% in industrial emissions last year - but not for dairy and pharma
# Greenhouse Gases
# Greenhouse Gases

Drop of 6.4% in industrial emissions last year - but not for dairy and pharma

Apr 13th 2021, 4:47 PM 6,288 Views 6 Comments

This compares with a decrease of approximately 11-12% across Europe.

# climate-change - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Rainforest area equivalent in size to the Netherlands burnt or cut down during 2020
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Rainforest area equivalent in size to the Netherlands burnt or cut down during 2020

Mar 31st 2021, 7:11 AM 8,649 Views 20 Comments

The biggest losses were in Brazil, three times more than in the next highest country.

# climate-change - Sunday 28 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 28th 2021, 8:30 AM 12,254 Views 82 Comments

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

# climate-change - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Oisín Coghlan: New Climate Bill scores 3 wins, 2 losses and a draw on our tests
# Opinion
# Opinion

Oisín Coghlan: New Climate Bill scores 3 wins, 2 losses and a draw on our tests

Mar 25th 2021, 8:00 AM 9,139 Views 24 Comments

The head of Friends of the Earth says the Bill does well on targets but falls short on just transition and fracked gas.

# climate-change - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Carbon neutral by 2050: Ireland's green targets to be legally binding for the first time
# CLIMATE ACTION BILL
# CLIMATE ACTION BILL

Carbon neutral by 2050: Ireland's green targets to be legally binding for the first time

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:28 PM 40,265 Views 111 Comments

The Climate Action Bill has been launched by the government.

# climate-change - Monday 22 March, 2021

Column: Irish reunification is an opportunity to reset the economy and confront the climate crisis
# GoodInformation
# GoodInformation

Column: Irish reunification is an opportunity to reset the economy and confront the climate crisis

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 12,902 Views 30 Comments

A new all-Ireland constitution can enshrine into law the inviolable rights of nature and create a space to ensure a safe climate future.

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