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#Climate emergency

# climate-emergency - Sunday 14 November, 2021

Opinion: What is deliberative democracy and how can it bring about climate action?
# Political Failure
# Political Failure

Opinion: What is deliberative democracy and how can it bring about climate action?

Nov 14th 2021, 7:30 AM 7,140 Views 5 Comments

Ursula Quill makes the argument for the role of democratic movements like Citizen’s Assemblies in the face of the climate crisis.

# climate-emergency - Friday 17 September, 2021

Opinion: Recycling soft plastics is fine but we must simply stop using them
# Climate Emergency
# Climate Emergency

Opinion: Recycling soft plastics is fine but we must simply stop using them

Updated Sep 17th 2021, 9:04 AM 21,414 Views 50 Comments

Mindy O’Brien says the changes to the recycling of plastics should not mean a ‘get out of jail free’ card for plastic manufacturers and businesses.

# climate-emergency - Saturday 11 September, 2021

Opinion: Five changes you can make to guide your children to a greener life
# Climate Emergency
# Climate Emergency

Opinion: Five changes you can make to guide your children to a greener life

Sep 11th 2021, 8:30 AM 12,522 Views 12 Comments

David Maher from SOLAS in Co Laois shares his tips on how we can teach children to live sustainably.

# climate-emergency - Saturday 14 August, 2021

Poll: Do you feel you can make a difference in the fight against climate change?
# IPCC Report
# IPCC Report

Poll: Do you feel you can make a difference in the fight against climate change?

Aug 14th 2021, 11:29 AM 24,701 Views 127 Comments

The world has been left reeling after yet another damning UN report on climate change this week.

# climate-emergency - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Bríd Smith: At least Nero fiddled while Rome burned - some in government here just hide
# Ipcc Climate Report
# Ipcc Climate Report

Bríd Smith: At least Nero fiddled while Rome burned - some in government here just hide

Aug 11th 2021, 8:00 AM 33,398 Views 57 Comments

The People Before Profit TD says the fact it took the country’s leading politicians 24 hours to react to the IPCC report is telling.

# climate-emergency - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

John Gibbons: We cannot fall prey to lobbyists as they set about picking the IPCC report apart
# Climate Emergency
# Climate Emergency

John Gibbons: We cannot fall prey to lobbyists as they set about picking the IPCC report apart

Updated Aug 10th 2021, 7:00 PM 23,579 Views 100 Comments

John Gibbons says we no longer have the luxury of hitting the ‘snooze’ button after yesterday’s climate report.

# climate-emergency - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Charlie McConalogue: Farming and climate ambitions can co-exist
# Opinion
# Opinion

Charlie McConalogue: Farming and climate ambitions can co-exist

Jul 27th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,168 Views 20 Comments

The agriculture minister says he’s confident Irish farmers will embrace climate change policies that are needed to tackle the climate crisis.

# climate-emergency - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Ciarán Cuffe: Court cases are leading the fight on climate change across Europe
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ciarán Cuffe: Court cases are leading the fight on climate change across Europe

Jul 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 8,030 Views 32 Comments

But the MEP says while the citizen-led revolution is inspiring, legislators must do better on climate.

# climate-emergency - Friday 2 July, 2021

John Gibbons: Pacific Northwest heatwave shows Earth is now running a dangerous fever
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

John Gibbons: Pacific Northwest heatwave shows Earth is now running a dangerous fever

Updated Jul 2nd 2021, 10:17 AM 29,208 Views 45 Comments

The environmentalist says we ignore the record-breaking temperatures this week at our peril.

# climate-emergency - Friday 25 June, 2021

Bríd Smith: Data centres are the elephant in the room when it comes to climate policy
# Climate Emergency
# Climate Emergency

Bríd Smith: Data centres are the elephant in the room when it comes to climate policy

Updated Jun 25th 2021, 9:50 AM 27,958 Views 85 Comments

The People Before Profit TD says Ireland’s society and climate will not gain anything from data centres.

# climate-emergency - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Opinion: One challenge for the DUP in power will be to finally accept a climate bill
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Opinion: One challenge for the DUP in power will be to finally accept a climate bill

Jun 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 9,703 Views 10 Comments

Thomas Muinzer says Northern Ireland waited a long time for a climate bill and now gets two.

# climate-emergency - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Two-thirds of world say humanity faces a climate emergency: UN global poll
# Global Emergency
# Global Emergency

Two-thirds of world say humanity faces a climate emergency: UN global poll

Jan 27th 2021, 8:48 AM 8,977 Views 36 Comments

UNDP chief Achim Steiner says the poll also reveals how people want their policymakers to take action.

# climate-emergency - Saturday 12 December, 2020

UN chief urges world leaders to declare climate emergency
# Paris Agreement
# Paris Agreement

UN chief urges world leaders to declare climate emergency

Dec 12th 2020, 3:21 PM 8,906 Views 34 Comments

Last year Ireland became the second country in the world to declare a climate emergency.

# climate-emergency - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before
# Climate Emergency
# Climate Emergency

Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:00 PM 37,315 Views 75 Comments

The clock, which serves as a metaphor for global apocalypse, is now set at 100 seconds to midnight.

# climate-emergency - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Heat added to earth's oceans over 25 years equals '3.6 billion Hiroshima atom bomb explosions'
# Global Warning
# Global Warning

Heat added to earth's oceans over 25 years equals '3.6 billion Hiroshima atom bomb explosions'

Jan 14th 2020, 8:19 AM 12,382 Views 78 Comments

Last year’s ocean temperature was about 0.075 degrees Celsius above the 1981-2010 average.

# climate-emergency - 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 16,325 Views 95 Comments

The resolution was adopted with 429 votes to 225.

# climate-emergency - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for New York on a zero-emissions yacht
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for New York on a zero-emissions yacht

Updated Aug 14th 2019, 9:45 PM 56,419 Views 198 Comments

The climate activist is going to New York for a conference but won’t be meeting Donald Trump.

# climate-emergency - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Extinction Rebellion stage 'bloody' (but green-friendly) protest outside the Dáil
# Climate Emergency
# Climate Emergency

Extinction Rebellion stage 'bloody' (but green-friendly) protest outside the Dáil

Jun 11th 2019, 5:20 PM 11,463 Views 40 Comments

The protest was timed to support the Climate Emergency Measures Bill.