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# climate-crisis - Thursday 13 August, 2020

The 2010s were Earth's hottest decade on record

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?

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The resolution was adopted with 429 votes to 225.

# climate-crisis - Monday 18 November, 2019

Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008

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

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

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

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

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

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

# climate-crisis - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

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

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 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

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