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# Climate

Last week
12th May 2024 - 18th May 2024
Climate protesters cause temporary closure of Munich Airport after gluing themselves to taxiways
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
This month
May 2024
Most Irish people underestimate the link between eating red meat and climate change - ESRI
Global temperature streak continues with hottest April on record, says EU's climate monitor
Last month
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
Europe is warming twice as fast as global average, leading climate monitors say
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
Peatlands conservation charity calls for end to sale of peat moss in shops and garden centres
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
Eamon Ryan castigates member states' cold feet on Nature Restoration Law as it faces collapse
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
Last month was warmest February on record globally – ninth month in a row this record has been set
'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
Voters across all age groups hold moderate view on EU climate action
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
'I'm not rejecting science, I'm supporting the economy': DAA boss defends plan to increase flights
EU Commission proposes 90% cut to emissions by 2040
At least 122 now dead as deadly wildfires burn through central Chile
Wildfires in central Chile kill at least 64 people, with death toll continuing to rise
Pádraic Fogarty: Farmers must find a more sophisticated way to be heard than tractor protests
Pádraic Fogarty