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June 2024
Opinion: If we turn Connemara into a large national park, it could be our Yellowstone
Dr Ola Løkken Nordrum
What will Eamon Ryan's legacy be?
Explainer: What is the Nature Restoration Law and why was it controversial?
Nature Restoration Law to be officially adopted as EU member states give green light
The Nature Restoration Law seeks to restore at least 20% of the EU’s land and sea areas by 2030 and all ecosystems by 2050
World Ocean Day: At 10 times the size of Ireland, the sea is our climate solution
Jack O’Donovan Trá
Ireland has hottest May on record as world sees 12th consecutive month with warmest average
In Ireland, Met Éireann recorded an average temperature of 13.08 degrees Celsius in May 2024.
Two people die and thousands evacuated due to heavy floods in southern Germany
May 2024
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil were no-shows today at climate debate ahead of EU election
Sudden and severe storm leaves millions of people powerless in India and Bangladesh
The Explainer: Climate-related emergencies are on the rise but how are we dealing with them?
Young people tend to underestimate how worried older people are about climate change - study
Last summer was the hottest in the northern hemisphere in 2,000 years - yes, 2,000 - study says
'We must act urgently': Ten countries join Ireland to urge adoption of Nature Restoration Law
April 2024
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‘The envy of Europe’?: Step inside Irish Rail’s new battery-electric Dart trains
The Journal visited the site of the Polish factory where the new Dart trains are being produced – take a look.
Opinion: Enough of the greenwashing - we cannot recycle our way out of our waste problems
Lyndsey O’Connell
Explainer: What does the new loan scheme for home energy upgrades cover and how can I get it?
Eamon Ryan criticised for Ireland's intervention in Swiss women's climate case
Wildfire burns near popular Spanish coast as temperatures reach abnormal highs for April
New EU energy efficiency law could see government incentivise thousands more homes to renovate
Bonjour to bikes: Cycling more popular than driving in Paris city centre
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
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 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.
Farmers face 'extreme pressures' as heavy rainfall saturates soil
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
'Time is not on our side': Countries urged to hurry up and ratify treaty to protect polluted oceans
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
Farmers bring tractor protest to Cork over airport expansion and climate policies
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
Warmest January on record as temperatures hover above crucial 1.5 limit
EU Commission proposes 90% cut to emissions by 2040
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