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# climate - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

NGOs say COP26 climate summit should be postponed over vaccine inequity
# Developing Countries
# Developing Countries

NGOs say COP26 climate summit should be postponed over vaccine inequity

Sep 7th 2021, 8:25 PM 6,944 Views 3 Comments

Currently, more than 55% of Europeans are fully vaccinated, compared to about 3% in Africa.

# climate - Saturday 4 September, 2021

From energy ratings to shorter commutes: What the new housing plan means for climate action
# Sustainable Homes
# Sustainable Homes

From energy ratings to shorter commutes: What the new housing plan means for climate action

Sep 4th 2021, 7:30 AM 10,183 Views 20 Comments

High-density housing, energy efficiency, and retrofitting are the key measures for the environment in the major new plan.

# climate - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Weather disasters soar in number and cost over past 50 years
# Extreme Events
# Extreme Events

Weather disasters soar in number and cost over past 50 years

Sep 1st 2021, 2:03 PM 5,136 Views 1 Comment

Most deaths and damage during 50 years of weather disasters came from storms, flooding and drought.

# climate - Monday 30 August, 2021

Hurricane Ida knocks out New Orleans power on deadly path through Louisiana
# United States
# United States

Hurricane Ida knocks out New Orleans power on deadly path through Louisiana

Updated Aug 30th 2021, 9:59 AM 35,081 Views 1 Comment

Forecasters warned of damaging winds, heavy rain that could cause flash floods, and life-threatening storm surges.

# climate - Friday 27 August, 2021

Loss of Ireland's biodiversity is accelerating - and we're missing the chance to halt it
# Endangered Species
# Endangered Species

Loss of Ireland's biodiversity is accelerating - and we're missing the chance to halt it

Aug 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,705 Views 40 Comments
  • A host of iconic Irish species and habitats are under threat, writes Niall Sargent in first part of Noteworthy's investigation into biodiversity loss
  • Virtually none of our protected nature areas have management plans
  • An expert forum has labelled the State as the “biggest transgressor of environmental law in Ireland”

# climate - Saturday 14 August, 2021

'A new set of solutions': What measures can Ireland take to limit global warming this century?
# Warmed Up
# Warmed Up

'A new set of solutions': What measures can Ireland take to limit global warming this century?

Aug 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 36,983 Views 97 Comments
  • Governments, industries and households all have a role in achieving climate goals, Lauren Boland reports.
  • A major new UN report this week found lowering emissions is the key to stop temperatures rising.
  • "Use your vote. Vote with your wallet. Use your influence," one expert says.

# climate - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Hundreds of Greek firefighters battle to protect town from ferocious blaze
# Greek Fires
# Greek Fires

Hundreds of Greek firefighters battle to protect town from ferocious blaze

Aug 10th 2021, 8:33 PM 12,015 Views 4 Comments

Almost 900 firefighters, backed up by international reinforcements, are battling the blaze.

# climate - Monday 9 August, 2021

Our future climate depends on lower emissions - how big of a change would bring a real impact?
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

Our future climate depends on lower emissions - how big of a change would bring a real impact?

Aug 9th 2021, 3:35 PM 15,273 Views 98 Comments
  • The major climate report released today indicates that it’s not too late to make a difference.
  • If emissions are reduced, some of the worst effects of the climate crisis can be slowly limited or reversed.
  • The report outlines five potential future scenarios for the climate - here's what they look like.

# climate - Monday 5 July, 2021

New Zealand experiences its warmest June since records began
# Climate
# Climate

New Zealand experiences its warmest June since records began

Jul 5th 2021, 11:30 AM 16,589 Views 25 Comments

Records were first established in the country in 1909.

# climate - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Ireland won't meet 2013-2020 EU targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, EPA says
# Targets
# Targets

Ireland won't meet 2013-2020 EU targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, EPA says

Jun 22nd 2021, 6:00 AM 8,099 Views 29 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency has released its 2020-2040 projections for greenhouse gas emissions.

# climate - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Opposition parties slam Government approach to Climate Action Bill
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Opposition parties slam Government approach to Climate Action Bill

Jun 8th 2021, 3:27 PM 6,102 Views 2 Comments

Concerns have been raised that the legislation does not have sufficient protections for sectors which will suffer job losses as a result.

# climate - Monday 24 May, 2021

Fracking not compatible with human rights law, says Irish study

Fracking not compatible with human rights law, says Irish study

May 24th 2021, 8:15 PM 11,467 Views 1 Comment

A new report from NUIG’s Centre for Human Rights calls on the State to use its weight at the UN to push for a global ban on fracking.

# climate - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Grace O'Sullivan: More deadly pandemics are coming unless urgent climate action is taken
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Grace O'Sullivan: More deadly pandemics are coming unless urgent climate action is taken

Jan 16th 2021, 8:30 AM 42,174 Views 85 Comments

The Green MEP says animal-to-human disease transmission, such as the one we’re dealing with now, is linked to wildlife stresses and habitat destruction.

# climate - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Open Access: A citizen’s guide to getting environmental info from public authorities
# Info Hub
# Info Hub

Open Access: A citizen’s guide to getting environmental info from public authorities

Dec 27th 2020, 11:30 AM 9,193 Views 4 Comments

Our community-driven platform Noteworthy shows you how to use AIE requests to access a world of biodiversity and climate information.

# climate - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

2020 among the world’s hottest years as climate crisis continues
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

2020 among the world’s hottest years as climate crisis continues

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:21 PM 9,861 Views 32 Comments

Met Éireann says Ireland’s weather so far this year indicates “further evidence of climate change”.

# climate - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Opinion: The road ahead is a bleak one when it comes to climate change
# Climate
# Climate

Opinion: The road ahead is a bleak one when it comes to climate change

Sep 19th 2020, 9:00 PM 27,422 Views 47 Comments

Climate commentator John Gibbons outlines the critical state of the planet globally and urges us to embrace radical action to face down climate change.

# climate - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Climate activists glue themselves to the ground in London and block road around Parliament
# Extinction Rebellion
# Extinction Rebellion

Climate activists glue themselves to the ground in London and block road around Parliament

Sep 3rd 2020, 12:24 PM 23,067 Views 42 Comments

Extinction Rebellion and Animal Rebellion marked the third of 10 days of disruption in the city.

# climate - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Antarctica ice platform nearly four times size of UK ‘at risk of collapse’
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Antarctica ice platform nearly four times size of UK ‘at risk of collapse’

Aug 26th 2020, 6:17 PM 33,824 Views 54 Comments

A new study suggests that more than 900,000 square kilometres of floating ice shelves could split if fractures on their surface are submerged.

# climate - Thursday 13 August, 2020

The 2010s were Earth's hottest decade on record
# Hot Stuff
# Hot Stuff

The 2010s were Earth's hottest decade on record

Aug 13th 2020, 12:15 PM 18,151 Views 54 Comments

Ireland saw its warmest winter on record since 1900.

# climate - Monday 22 June, 2020

Opinion: We should have tackled climate change 20 years ago but the second best time is now
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: We should have tackled climate change 20 years ago but the second best time is now

Jun 22nd 2020, 4:00 PM 11,611 Views 50 Comments

Environmentalist John Gibbons says the programme for government, for all its imperfections, is the best step forward in at least a decade.

# climate - Saturday 2 May, 2020

'This pandemic is nothing compared to what climate change has in store'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'This pandemic is nothing compared to what climate change has in store'

May 2nd 2020, 7:30 AM 83,710 Views 142 Comments

John Gibbons lays out the stark climate facts and urges us to take coronavirus as a warning that it’s now time to act, or perish.

# climate - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

'We can see how fragile rugby is... there's going to be a big readjustment'
# Feed The Heroes
From The42
# Feed The Heroes

'We can see how fragile rugby is... there's going to be a big readjustment'

Apr 1st 2020, 12:14 PM 18,282 Views 21 Comments

Ex-Grenoble and Dragons boss Bernard Jackman isn’t surprised to see rugby struggling financially.

# climate - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Temperature in Antarctica tops 20 degrees for the first time
# Climate
# Climate

Temperature in Antarctica tops 20 degrees for the first time

Feb 13th 2020, 9:50 PM 24,752 Views 47 Comments

Last week, an Argentine part of Antarctica recorded its hottest day since readings began at 18.3 degrees Celsius.

# climate - Friday 3 January, 2020

Athenry named as the wettest place in Ireland as 2019 stats show above average temperatures nationwide
# Climate Summary
# Climate Summary

Athenry named as the wettest place in Ireland as 2019 stats show above average temperatures nationwide

Jan 3rd 2020, 6:05 PM 38,699 Views 21 Comments

Now it’s damp around the fields of Athenry.

# climate - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Turkey is still on the table, but climate minister Richard Bruton is planning a more sustainable Christmas
# Green Christmas
# Green Christmas

Turkey is still on the table, but climate minister Richard Bruton is planning a more sustainable Christmas

Dec 25th 2019, 11:00 AM 11,975 Views 40 Comments

Richard Bruton says that he has become more environmentally conscious since becoming minister.

# climate - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Von der Leyen's Green Deal promises a carbon-neutral EU by 2050
# EU Commission Boss
# EU Commission Boss

Von der Leyen's Green Deal promises a carbon-neutral EU by 2050

Dec 11th 2019, 2:21 PM 6,690 Views 34 Comments

At least 25% of the EU’s long-term budget should be dedicated to climate action, the EU Commission has said.

# climate - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

2019 set to be 'one of the hottest years on record'
# Hothouse
# Hothouse

2019 set to be 'one of the hottest years on record'

Dec 3rd 2019, 11:12 AM 18,640 Views 51 Comments

This year is likely to be the second or third hottest in records dating back to the 19th century, with the world experiencing a decade of record heat.

# climate - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

Oct 12th 2019, 9:55 AM 45,371 Views 198 Comments

Wales and Scotland have made this change, should we?

# climate - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Saoirse McHugh: Community-led rewilding could bring life back to the countryside
# Column
# Column

Saoirse McHugh: Community-led rewilding could bring life back to the countryside

Sep 29th 2019, 8:30 PM 23,689 Views 43 Comments

It is important to allow nature to do its own thing.

# climate - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'Change is coming': Millions take part in climate change strike
# Greta Thunberg
# Greta Thunberg

'Change is coming': Millions take part in climate change strike

Sep 21st 2019, 8:45 AM 10,160 Views 82 Comments

Thousands of people attended rallies across Ireland.

# climate - Friday 30 August, 2019

Is it really possible to live a zero waste life? I tried for a week (and did a terrible job)
# No Waste
# No Waste

Is it really possible to live a zero waste life? I tried for a week (and did a terrible job)

Aug 30th 2019, 9:49 AM 19,984 Views 23 Comments

It is definitely possible to significantly reduce your day-to-day waste … but it’s harder than it sounds.

# climate - Monday 26 August, 2019

'It is much worse than you think': The climate crisis and what it means for Ireland
# Ireland's Climate Crisis
# Ireland's Climate Crisis

'It is much worse than you think': The climate crisis and what it means for Ireland

Aug 26th 2019, 7:30 AM 58,157 Views 190 Comments

Ireland – like every country – faces significant challenges to respond to climate change.

# climate - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Eamon Ryan interview: 'Sometimes Leo's inner neo-liberal comes out'
# Green Agenda
# Green Agenda

Eamon Ryan interview: 'Sometimes Leo's inner neo-liberal comes out'

Jul 28th 2019, 9:00 PM 23,706 Views 36 Comments

The Green Party leader spoke to TheJournal.ie while on a clean up in Donnybrook.

# climate - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns
# Study
# Study

Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns

Feb 2nd 2019, 9:30 AM 8,623 Views 10 Comments

The new research has revealed that there are larger-scale global patterns to extreme rainfall events.

# climate - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Poll: Are you worried about climate change?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried about climate change?

Aug 5th 2017, 9:39 AM 22,442 Views 216 Comments

New research predicts a dramatic rise in the death toll from weather-related disasters in Europe in the coming decades.

US still wants to join climate talks despite plan to withdraw from agreement
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

US still wants to join climate talks despite plan to withdraw from agreement

Aug 5th 2017, 7:53 AM 7,539 Views 32 Comments

The country can’t formally pull out of the Paris accord until 2020 at the earliest.

# climate - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

UK to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars by 2040 'to clean up dirty air on roads'
# Room To Breathe
# Room To Breathe

UK to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars by 2040 'to clean up dirty air on roads'

Jul 26th 2017, 7:19 AM 14,562 Views 60 Comments

The UK follows France in announcing plans to phase out such vehicles in just over 20 years’ time.

# climate - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Michael O'Leary thinks climate change talk is 'complete and utter rubbish'
# Skeptic
# Skeptic

Michael O'Leary thinks climate change talk is 'complete and utter rubbish'

Apr 8th 2017, 3:14 PM 23,571 Views 143 Comments

“This nonsense that we’ll have to cut back on beef consumption or all become vegans or all start riding bicycles is not the way forward.”

# climate - Monday 6 March, 2017

We'll have some spring-like temperatures this week - and some spring showers
# Spring Is Here
# Spring Is Here

We'll have some spring-like temperatures this week - and some spring showers

Mar 6th 2017, 9:44 AM 13,015 Views 12 Comments

There will be highs of up to 15 degrees Celsius later in the week.

# climate - Monday 14 November, 2016

Heating up: 2016 "very likely" to be hottest year on record, says UN
# Scorched Earth
# Scorched Earth

Heating up: 2016 "very likely" to be hottest year on record, says UN

Nov 14th 2016, 3:49 PM 8,958 Views 48 Comments

“The election of Donald Trump is only going to make matters worse,” said Green Party leader Eamon Ryan.

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