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# CLIMATE CRISIS

Last year
2023
Experts had warned for decades about dams that burst killing thousands
UN says thousands of Libya flood deaths could have been avoided
Traffic to be diverted from congested quays under proposed rehaul of Dublin city centre roads
Small islands take case to protect oceans from climate change to UN court
Farmer: Irish farming is connected with nature - we are not the enemy
Vincent Roddy
€5.7 billion in fossil fuel business being funnelled through Ireland to the Global South
Lung conditions will be made worse by climate change, say respiratory experts
Government gets 'C+' in climate action as scientists say progress is good but not enough
Hot water from Poolbeg Incinerator to heat over 50,000 buildings from 2025
Opinion: So, it's now forbidden to tweet about reducing meat consumption - in a climate crisis?
Dr Catherine Conlon
Tens of thousands ordered to evacuate as Canadian firefighters continue to battle wildfires
Met Éireann told forecasters that Ireland needs to prepare for more extreme weather
'Ninety-nine percent' chance that 2023 will be hottest year of modern records
Irish climate activist: How my Just Stop Oil arrest gives me hope for the future
Dr Genevieve Shanahan
Major climate summit attendees asked to disclose affiliations after anger over fossil fuel lobbying
Opinion: As we move to a fairer and greener future we cannot forget those on the margins
Sorley McCaughey
No climate agreement on peaking emissions at G20 environment meeting
Pádraic Fogarty: 'Farmers' power has seeped like a smothering fog through Irish politics'
Pádraic Fogarty
G20 environment ministers prepare for fresh bid for climate deals
Important ocean current system could collapse by mid-century
Four departments were responsible for one climate action each last quarter - and failed to finish
Ireland will blow through carbon budgets without 'urgent' action - climate council
Climate activists set off smoke flare at Open Championship golf tournament
Nasa climatologist says July likely to be hottest month on record
'Like opening an oven': Irish people in European heatwave recount 'unrelenting' heat
Ireland has become warmer across all seasons in the last 30 years
Poll: How anxious are you about rising global temperatures?
Ireland at risk of breaking carbon budget limit as emissions fell only 2% last year
Opinion: We've just had the hottest week on record and we're cheering a gutted EU Nature bill?
Lorna Bogue
Heatwave named after mythological monster brings scorching temperatures to southern Europe
Nature Restoration Law gets green light from EU Parliament, including all Irish MEPs
The Explainer: What does Ireland’s ‘unprecedented’ marine heatwave tell us about our climate?
Opinion: We are half way to COP28 but rich countries continue to stall climate progress
Ross Fitzpatrick
Protesters interrupt Eamon Ryan at climate conference in Ballina
Death toll rises to 55 after two weeks of monsoon rain in Pakistan
Why climate change is fast becoming the single biggest threat to global security
New Zealand to become first country to ban thin plastic bags from supermarkets
Deadlock over contentious Nature Restoration Law throws its fate into hands of EU Parliament
Ireland relied on buying 'credits' to reach climate and energy targets - EU audit
Rising ocean temperatures spell 'real threat' to fish species in Irish waters