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#CLIMATE CRISIS

# climate-crisis - Monday 29 March, 2021

Opinion: Ireland's green energy plans have a big tech data centre problem
# Data Centres
# Data Centres

Opinion: Ireland's green energy plans have a big tech data centre problem

Mar 29th 2021, 6:30 PM 24,215 Views 33 Comments

Dr Patrick Bresnihan and Patrick Brodie question whether large tech companies should really be the priority in the government’s energy plans.

# climate-crisis - 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 12,161 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-crisis - 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 39,928 Views 112 Comments

The Climate Action Bill has been launched by the government.

# climate-crisis - Friday 29 January, 2021

Covid-19 drives biggest drop in Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions since global financial crisis
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Covid-19 drives biggest drop in Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions since global financial crisis

Jan 29th 2021, 6:00 AM 12,216 Views 16 Comments

The country’s emissions fell by almost 6% last year.

# climate-crisis - Monday 7 December, 2020

EU climate service records hottest November on record in Europe
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

EU climate service records hottest November on record in Europe

Dec 7th 2020, 7:59 AM 7,062 Views 22 Comments

November 2020 was 0.1 degrees Celsius hotter than the previous record.

# climate-crisis - Thursday 13 August, 2020

The 2010s were Earth's hottest decade on record
# Hot Stuff
# Hot Stuff

The 2010s were Earth's hottest decade on record

Aug 13th 2020, 12:15 PM 18,089 Views 54 Comments

Ireland saw its warmest winter on record since 1900.

# climate-crisis - Friday 24 July, 2020

Your evening longread: How will climate refugees move across borders?
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: How will climate refugees move across borders?

Jul 24th 2020, 8:00 PM 10,111 Views 11 Comments

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

# climate-crisis - Friday 7 February, 2020

FactCheck: Is Ireland responsible for just 0.000012% of the world's carbon emissions?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Ireland responsible for just 0.000012% of the world's carbon emissions?

Feb 7th 2020, 6:05 AM 23,254 Views 63 Comments

Reducing CO2 emissions is seen as key to resolving the climate crisis – but how much carbon does Ireland produce?

# climate-crisis - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Prince Charles criticised for taking private helicopter to make speech on lowering aircraft emissions
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Prince Charles criticised for taking private helicopter to make speech on lowering aircraft emissions

Feb 2nd 2020, 10:45 AM 32,309 Views 52 Comments

The royal flew 126 miles to speak to scientists about lowering aircraft emissions.

# climate-crisis - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

As wildfires continue to rage, hundreds of millions of Australian wild animals feared dead
# Burning Bush
# Burning Bush

As wildfires continue to rage, hundreds of millions of Australian wild animals feared dead

Jan 7th 2020, 1:22 PM 17,955 Views 61 Comments

Australia’s Green Party is calling for more funding for wildlife rescues and a federal inquiry into how to restore habitats.

# climate-crisis - Friday 20 December, 2019

Vertical farming, AI and getting personal: what Ireland and the business world might look like by 2030
# Insight
# Insight

Vertical farming, AI and getting personal: what Ireland and the business world might look like by 2030

Dec 20th 2019, 11:53 AM 5,399 Views 9 Comments

Business leaders give their take on the innovations, ideas and tech that could influence the next decade.

Then and now: How Ireland and the business world have changed from 2010 to 2020
# Insight
# Insight

Then and now: How Ireland and the business world have changed from 2010 to 2020

Dec 20th 2019, 11:44 AM 2,707 Views 0 Comments

Irish business leaders give their take on the influential innovations, ideas and tech that shaped the decade.

# climate-crisis - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters who glued themselves to London train spared jail
# Sticky Situation
# Sticky Situation

Extinction Rebellion protesters who glued themselves to London train spared jail

Dec 19th 2019, 3:18 PM 7,820 Views 20 Comments

The trio claimed it was justified because of the threat of climate change.

# climate-crisis - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Rich countries 'missing in action' as compromise at UN climate summit falls well short
# Cop25
# Cop25

Rich countries 'missing in action' as compromise at UN climate summit falls well short

Dec 15th 2019, 1:49 PM 10,386 Views 36 Comments

Greater ambition for how far countries were willing to go to combat the climate crisis failed to materialise at COP25.

# climate-crisis - Friday 29 November, 2019

Boris Johnson replaced by ice sculpture as Michael Gove turned away from Channel 4 climate debate
# Cold Feet
# Cold Feet

Boris Johnson replaced by ice sculpture as Michael Gove turned away from Channel 4 climate debate

Nov 29th 2019, 7:01 AM 20,620 Views 36 Comments

Johnson was again accused of ‘running scared’ when he did not join other party leaders at the TV debate.

# climate-crisis - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Europe-wide climate emergency declared by EU Parliament
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Europe-wide climate emergency declared by EU Parliament

Nov 28th 2019, 12:07 PM 16,324 Views 95 Comments

The resolution was adopted with 429 votes to 225.

# climate-crisis - Monday 18 November, 2019

Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008
# Brazil
# Brazil

Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008

Nov 18th 2019, 10:47 PM 9,453 Views 43 Comments

It follows a series of major fires in the region earlier this year.

# climate-crisis - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Extinction Rebellion activist arrested following 'bloody' protest outside Dublin's Clayton hotel
# Leeson Street
# Leeson Street

Extinction Rebellion activist arrested following 'bloody' protest outside Dublin's Clayton hotel

Oct 30th 2019, 4:50 PM 32,955 Views 83 Comments

An Garda Síochána said it responded to a “theft incident” at a hotel in the Dublin at approximately 1.30pm.

# climate-crisis - Thursday 24 October, 2019

RTÉ is drafting models, influencers and a veteran weatherman for week of climate crisis content
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

RTÉ is drafting models, influencers and a veteran weatherman for week of climate crisis content

Oct 24th 2019, 10:00 PM 22,634 Views 69 Comments

RTÉ On Climate will see content across tv, radio and online on the global climate crisis.

Ireland misses greenhouse gas emissions targets with Status Red snowfalls putting pressure on home heating
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Ireland misses greenhouse gas emissions targets with Status Red snowfalls putting pressure on home heating

Oct 24th 2019, 7:47 AM 35,617 Views 91 Comments

The EPA says there are challenges in dealing with extreme weather events in a sustainable way.

# climate-crisis - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Four climate protestors arrested after spraying fake blood on UK Treasury building
# Extinction Rebellion
# Extinction Rebellion

Four climate protestors arrested after spraying fake blood on UK Treasury building

Oct 3rd 2019, 12:02 PM 17,364 Views 58 Comments

The environmental campaign group said 1,800 litres of fake blood was used.

# climate-crisis - Saturday 28 September, 2019

70% of Irish people support climate strikes, but one in five oppose them
# Fridays For Future
# Fridays For Future

70% of Irish people support climate strikes, but one in five oppose them

Sep 28th 2019, 6:30 AM 12,759 Views 64 Comments

According to a survey carried out by Amarach Research for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live/TheJournal.ie.

# climate-crisis - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 25th 2019, 10:52 AM 11,106 Views 49 Comments

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

# climate-crisis - Thursday 19 September, 2019

'A toxic decision': Protest planned after EPA gives green light for Irish Cement Ltd to burn waste
# Limerick
# Limerick

'A toxic decision': Protest planned after EPA gives green light for Irish Cement Ltd to burn waste

Sep 19th 2019, 8:25 PM 20,325 Views 36 Comments

Limerick Against Pollution said “4,400 objections” were lodged against the plans.

# climate-crisis - Sunday 2 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 2nd 2018, 1:05 PM 8,840 Views 50 Comments

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