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#Climate

# 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 22,443 Views 220 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 8,960 Views 48 Comments

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

# climate - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

FactCheck: Was damage to the ozone layer caused by nuclear testing?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Was damage to the ozone layer caused by nuclear testing?

Nov 2nd 2016, 8:01 PM 42,782 Views 92 Comments

Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae made the extraordinary claim during a debate on climate change last week.

# climate - Monday 16 May, 2016

Last month was the hottest April the planet has experienced in modern times
# Feeling Hot Hot Hot
# Feeling Hot Hot Hot

Last month was the hottest April the planet has experienced in modern times

May 16th 2016, 8:06 AM 14,744 Views 55 Comments

That’s 369 months in a row that temperatures were at or above average.

# climate - Friday 22 April, 2016

John Kerry's grand-daughter stole the show at the UN today
# Paris Agreement
# Paris Agreement

John Kerry's grand-daughter stole the show at the UN today

Apr 22nd 2016, 8:58 PM 29,982 Views 27 Comments

She was helping her granddad sign a climate agreement.

# climate - Thursday 25 February, 2016

"I feel very weak in the mornings": These two men are staging a five day pre-election fast
# Dáil Gates
# Dáil Gates

"I feel very weak in the mornings": These two men are staging a five day pre-election fast

Feb 25th 2016, 6:00 PM 10,902 Views 41 Comments

They’re “ratcheting up” their campaigning, as “all of the other actions of protest have made no difference”.

# climate - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

This year is going to be the hottest ever recorded and "time is running out"
# Feeling Hot Hot Hot
# Feeling Hot Hot Hot

This year is going to be the hottest ever recorded and "time is running out"

Nov 25th 2015, 6:29 PM 25,586 Views 49 Comments

Me mind on fire, me soul on fire…

# climate - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

We’re playing God with the lives of the poorest people on Earth
# Opinion
# Opinion

We’re playing God with the lives of the poorest people on Earth

Jul 21st 2015, 1:30 PM 66 Views 77 Comments

When it comes to climate change, we can’t blame ‘Acts of God’ for destroying our planet. We can only blame ourselves.

# climate - Friday 19 June, 2015

So far, 2015 has been the hottest year since records began
# Smashing The Mercury
# Smashing The Mercury

So far, 2015 has been the hottest year since records began

Jun 19th 2015, 8:43 PM 23,304 Views 36 Comments

And we just had the hottest ever May, and hottest ever Spring.

# climate - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Irish people love New Zealand... almost 20,000 have moved there
# Home Away From Home
# Home Away From Home

Irish people love New Zealand... almost 20,000 have moved there

Jan 22nd 2015, 10:04 AM 22,206 Views 72 Comments

A further 5,000 people are expected to leave for New Zealand this year.

# climate - Friday 16 January, 2015

2014 was the hottest year in modern history
# Climate
# Climate

2014 was the hottest year in modern history

Jan 16th 2015, 5:09 PM 9,884 Views 54 Comments

Record cold for the year was apparent only in some parts of the eastern and central United States.

# climate - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Alan Kelly thinks a new UN climate deal is a good one, but Mary Robinson doesn't agree
# Global Warning
# Global Warning

Alan Kelly thinks a new UN climate deal is a good one, but Mary Robinson doesn't agree

Dec 14th 2014, 1:22 PM 6,528 Views 113 Comments

Critics say the deal doesn’t go far enough for poor countries.

# climate - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

2014 could be the hottest year in history
# In A Sweat
# In A Sweat

2014 could be the hottest year in history

Dec 2nd 2014, 8:46 AM 9,156 Views 124 Comments

That’s not necessarily a good thing.

# climate - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

# climate - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Here's how the world is calling for action on Climate Change today
# People's Climate March
# People's Climate March

Here's how the world is calling for action on Climate Change today

Sep 21st 2014, 8:00 PM 9,533 Views 103 Comments

There is a picnic taking place in Dublin, in advance of a UN meeting next week.

# climate - Friday 19 September, 2014

Opinion: Are these questions about climate change preventing you from taking action?
# Global Concern
# Global Concern

Opinion: Are these questions about climate change preventing you from taking action?

Sep 19th 2014, 1:00 PM 25 Views 79 Comments

This weekend, protests are planned all over the world to show that citizens care about this climate change – but do they really?

# climate - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Met Éireann part of international study using birch trees to monitor climate change
# Bud Burst
# Bud Burst

Met Éireann part of international study using birch trees to monitor climate change

Jul 20th 2014, 10:30 AM 5,368 Views 38 Comments

The results could be used to better plan forestry in future.

# climate - Monday 14 July, 2014

Mary Robinson appointed UN climate change envoy
# New Job
# New Job

Mary Robinson appointed UN climate change envoy

Jul 14th 2014, 8:15 PM 11,370 Views 149 Comments

She previously held the role of Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region of Africa.

# climate - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

This single scene sums up Irish summer perfectly
# Summer Whether
From The Daily Edge
# Summer Whether

This single scene sums up Irish summer perfectly

Jun 10th 2014, 3:09 PM 13,340 Views 1 Comment

The big question.

# climate - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Opinion: Climate change is the single biggest threat to winning the fight against hunger
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Opinion: Climate change is the single biggest threat to winning the fight against hunger

Jun 8th 2014, 7:30 PM 61 Views 235 Comments

Everyday items such as cereals, yoghurts and ice cream have a hefty climate footprint. A quarter of all emissions are coming from the food system and these emissions are growing as demand for food rises.

# climate - Monday 2 June, 2014

This is the most hypnotic Irish rainy day video we've seen
# Grand Soft Day
# Grand Soft Day

This is the most hypnotic Irish rainy day video we've seen

Jun 2nd 2014, 5:00 PM 21,330 Views 12 Comments

So Irish. Such a soft day.

# climate - Friday 30 May, 2014

Sunburn index is high today (as long as you get sun)
# Irish Summer
# Irish Summer

Sunburn index is high today (as long as you get sun)

May 30th 2014, 9:46 AM 9,729 Views 18 Comments

Tomorrow looks set to have the best of the weather if you’re trying to make plans.

# climate - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Opinion: A green lifestyle is a nice but trivial gesture – we must focus on nuclear fusion
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Opinion: A green lifestyle is a nice but trivial gesture – we must focus on nuclear fusion

May 14th 2014, 7:30 PM 121 Views 125 Comments

Is nuclear fusion the answer to the world energy crisis? It might be the only future hope to power our planet.

# climate - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

"Little more than lipstick on a pig." Environment groups not happy with Ireland's climate change plan
# Looking To 2050
# Looking To 2050

"Little more than lipstick on a pig." Environment groups not happy with Ireland's climate change plan

Apr 23rd 2014, 6:40 PM 8,011 Views 56 Comments

The draft plans commit Ireland to a “low-carbon economy by 2050″ but Friends of the Earth say detailed targets are needed.

# climate - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Column: Climate change is insidious, relentless, and will profoundly alter our world
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Column: Climate change is insidious, relentless, and will profoundly alter our world

Apr 13th 2014, 12:00 PM 145 Views 152 Comments

The overwhelming consensus of the scientific community is that climate change is a settled fact. Ultimately our future is a race between education and catastrophe, writes Kieran Rogers.

# climate - Thursday 3 April, 2014

ESA set to launch new earth monitoring satellite into orbit later today
# Liftoff
# Liftoff

ESA set to launch new earth monitoring satellite into orbit later today

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:59 AM 3,859 Views 8 Comments

The Sentinel-1A satellite is a polar-orbiting, all-weather, day and night radar imaging satellite which will be used for land and ocean services.

# climate - Friday 24 January, 2014

Once-in-a-century flood could devastate Paris
# Oh Merde
# Oh Merde

Once-in-a-century flood could devastate Paris

Jan 24th 2014, 9:30 PM 26,554 Views 18 Comments

French capital warned today of possibility of repeat of 1910 deluge from Seine.

# climate - Friday 3 January, 2014

2013 was Australia's hottest year on record
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

2013 was Australia's hottest year on record

Jan 3rd 2014, 10:30 PM 18,633 Views 78 Comments

Heatwave and bushfires dominated the landscape down under last year.

# climate - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Lorry driver killed as UK lashed by major storm
# Gales
# Gales

Lorry driver killed as UK lashed by major storm

Dec 5th 2013, 1:10 PM 14,640 Views 10 Comments

Emergency committee meets to discuss response as rail services disrupted, flights cancelled and power cut.

# climate - Monday 25 November, 2013

Column: Climate report is a key test of Government’s political reform
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Climate report is a key test of Government’s political reform

Nov 25th 2013, 12:30 PM 15 Views 58 Comments

We cannot let the climate crisis become a crash. As the slogan puts it “nature doesn’t do bailouts”, writes Oisín Coghlan.

# climate - Friday 27 September, 2013

‘Extremely likely’ humans caused over half of global warming in the last 60 years
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

‘Extremely likely’ humans caused over half of global warming in the last 60 years

Sep 27th 2013, 11:19 PM 9,689 Views 190 Comments

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has projected that sea levels will rise by between 26 and 82 centimetres by 2100,

# climate - Monday 1 July, 2013

Sea + sun = happiness: science
# Get Happy
# Get Happy

Sea + sun = happiness: science

Jul 1st 2013, 10:00 PM 21,624 Views 22 Comments

Innovative study which maps emotional states through smartphone app links being near sea on sunny day with ultimate happiness.

# climate - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Climate change 'will trap millions of people in poverty'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Climate change 'will trap millions of people in poverty'

Jun 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,821 Views 69 Comments

The World Bank has warned that shifting rain patterns will make droughts worse and leave other parts of Asia flooded.

# climate - Friday 7 June, 2013

Medieval Irish monk diaries hold clue to volcano eruption question
# Weather
# Weather

Medieval Irish monk diaries hold clue to volcano eruption question

Jun 7th 2013, 7:15 AM 12,843 Views 13 Comments

Researchers have used the journals of monks spanning a 1200 year period to find out about the effects of volcanoes on Ireland.

# climate - Sunday 19 May, 2013

USA on alert of invasion... from cicadas
# Bugged Out
# Bugged Out

USA on alert of invasion... from cicadas

May 19th 2013, 11:00 AM 9,645 Views 17 Comments

The cricket-like insects are overdue an invasion after 17 years – and have been seen amassing in two east coast states.

# climate - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Trócaire "mystified" by "weak" draft climate change bill
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Trócaire "mystified" by "weak" draft climate change bill

Mar 10th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,999 Views 28 Comments

The charity said it is disappointed at what it describes as a “row back” on the all-party draft bill on climate change.