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# Climate Change

April
April 2024
Are you a farmer affected by the recent bad weather? We want to hear your stories
European court rules Swiss government violated human rights by failing on climate action
March broke temperature records for tenth month in a row as western Europe saw heavy rainfall
Opinion: We must rethink recycling for Ireland’s Circular Economy and stop penalising consumers
Fearghal Carroll
It was a majorly wet March - with 219% rain compared to average at Dublin Airport weather station
Two weather stations in Clare and Cavan recorded 29 rainy days each last month.
March
March 2024
The climate crisis is looming. Is Simon Harris prepared to face it?
“I’m absolutely committed to addressing the climate emergency,” the new Fine Gael leader has said.
Debunked: A historical chart in an old IPCC report does not show that climate change is a hoax
Farmers face 'extreme pressures' as heavy rainfall saturates soil
Opinion: EU failure to pass the Nature Restoration Law shows a worrying shift to the right
Pádraic Fogarty
Irish Aid worker says climate change poses 'existential threat' to Malawi
Bacik tells Labour conference Varadkar resignation 'ultimate' vote of no confidence in Government
Yet another climate agency confirms 2023 to be the World's hottest year
All waters near Irish shores to be under pressure from climate change by end of century - report
Countries urged to ratify UN ocean protection treaty to preserve Galapagos Islands
Last month was warmest February on record globally – ninth month in a row this record has been set
Nature restoration law reveals cracks and divisions in Sinn Féin and Fine Gael
'Time is not on our side': Countries urged to hurry up and ratify treaty to protect polluted oceans
February
February 2024
Midleton flooding was made twice as likely to occur by climate change
Irish people are getting more and more worried about storms and extreme heat - climate study
MEPs pass hotly debated nature law to 'reverse hundreds of years' of damage despite farmer protests
The Explainer x Noteworthy: Why is our history falling into the sea?
Farmers bring tractor protest to Cork over airport expansion and climate policies
Coastal erosion will wipe out many ancient seaside sites and monuments
Escalating storms and extreme weather caused by climate change will increase coastal erosion with many Irish landmarks unable to be saved, experts say.
A number of monuments and historical buildings already falling into the sea
Nationwide climate hazard map of threatened sites set to be launched
Government: Managed loss of history ‘must be addressed’
Cabinet told of Ireland's new target to reduce energy consumption
Voters across all age groups hold moderate view on EU climate action
UAE, Azerbaijan and Brazil form 'troika' to push for global action on global warming
Human destruction of nature threatens migratory mammals, fish and birds, report declares
Michael Pidgeon: Dublin's new city centre transport plan is not a 'ban on cars'
Michael Pidgeon
Warmest January on record as temperatures hover above crucial 1.5 limit
'I'm not rejecting science, I'm supporting the economy': DAA boss defends plan to increase flights
EU Commission proposes 90% cut to emissions by 2040
At least 122 now dead as deadly wildfires burn through central Chile
Wildfires in central Chile kill at least 64 people, with death toll continuing to rise
Elaine McGoff: I would love to cheer on the government's new biodiversity plan, but I can't
Dr Elaine McGoff
Farmer: Branding farmers far right isn’t simply wrong, it’s helping the far right
Thomas Duffy
Pádraic Fogarty: Farmers must find a more sophisticated way to be heard than tractor protests
Pádraic Fogarty
€120 million spent by Ireland to help developing countries deal with climate change in 2022
Breaching Dublin Airport passenger cap 'unsustainable' during climate crisis, Dáil hears
Greta Thunberg to appear in court over climate protest outside London hotel last year
January
January 2024
Biden announces pause on new LNG export terminals in face of 'existential threat' of climate crisis